Nicole R. KurtzShareholder
Ms. Kurtz joined the firm in 2014. She practices community association law, with a concentration in representing homeowners’ associations and condominium associations. In such practice, Ms. Kurtz routinely interprets community associations’ governing documents; provides legal advice to boards of directors as to day-to-day concerns and disputes; prepares and negotiates construction and vendor contracts on behalf of community associations; prepares meeting package documents for annual meetings and other community association meetings; attends owner, board and committee meetings; and drafts, interprets and amends community association governing documents.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Kurtz worked with a South Florida community association law firm.
While at the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Kurtz was a member of Miami Law Women, received Dean’s List honors, and was awarded honors distinction in both the University of Miami School of Law’s Litigation Skills Clinic and its Business Litigation course. She also took part in an internship with the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office, and an internship with the Honorable Laurel M. Isicoff, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Currently, Ms. Kurtz is an active member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar, and is a frequent lecturer and writer on community association law topics.
- "Court: Association Declaration's Reference to Alterations Encompasses Material Alterations"
- "Tackling Hoarding in Community Associations"
- "Dealing with Noisy Neighbors"
- "Tackling the New Website Requirement for Florida Condominium Associations"
- “Short-Term Rentals Not a Violation of Rules Against Business, Non-Residential Uses”
- “Disputed Condo Election Offers Important Lessons for Association Boards”
In April, 2013, Ms. Kurtz published an article in the Florida Bar Journal, entitled “The Right to Recover ‘Fees for Fees’ Based on a Contractual Prevailing Party Fee Provision,” which discusses Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Waverly at Las Olas Condominium Association, Inc. v. Waverly Las Olas, LLC.
J.D., University of Miami School of Law
B.A., University of Miami