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Our Attorneys


Joseph R. Cianfrone, P.A.

Joseph R. Cianfrone earned his law degree from Seton Hall University and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1978. Mr. Cianfrone represents community associations in all aspects of the law, including, arbitration, litigation, owner disputes, contractor disputes, collections and other matters. He is active in the Community Associations Institute. He is the past President and long-standing member of the Board of Directors of the Suncoast Chapter of CAI.

Mr. Cianfrone is a member of the Florida Bar's Real Property and Probate Section and the Federal District Courts for the Southern District of Florida. He is the author of numerous articles on community association law, including Your Association Documents: Should They Be Revised?, Bankruptcies and Assessments, and What To Do Before You Litigate, published in Condo and HOA Management Magazine. He has presented seminars for the Community Association's Institute, the Greater Clearwater Association of Realtors the Clearwater Bar People's Law School, The Florida Bar's Real Estate Certification Review Course, and has been a guest speaker on FLA LAW (Live Call-In Television).

Attorney Cianfrone may be contacted at joe@attorneyjoe.com

 


Stephan C. Nikoloff

Stephan C. Nikoloff earned his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D. 2005), and is a magna cum laude graduate of the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh (B.S.B.A. 2002). Mr. Nikoloff also spent a semester at the University Pompeau Fabra, Barcelona, Spain in 2003 studying European Union law. Mr. Nikoloff focused his legal studies on litigation. Mr. Nikoloff has spent his career putting those studies to practice, beginning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a bankruptcy litigator. In that capacity Mr. Nikoloff represented both debtors and creditors in both Federal and state court.

Since moving to Florida, Mr. Nikoloff has spent his career at the firm, litigating on behalf of community associations throughout the Tampa Bay area with much success. Mr. Nikoloff is well-versed in all aspects and stages of litigation, including trials. Mr. Nikoloff has successfully litigated and upheld challenged “fifty-five and older” provisions, “no pet” policies, including overcoming a reasonable accommodation argument, and architectural control standards. Mr. Nikoloff has a proven track record of litigating collections matters as well, obtaining judgments and collecting funds for clients. In addition to litigation, Mr. Nikoloff has participated in a number of complex mediations involving multiple associations, aiding clients in obtaining favorable results without the need for costly litigation. Through the litigation and enforcement of many communities’ covenants, Mr. Nikoloff has become very familiar with how courts interpret documents and has used that knowledge to help communities draft amendments, and has also drafted original documents for a condominium conversion in Pinellas County.

Mr. Nikoloff is a member of the Board of Directors of the Community Associations Institute, Suncoast Chapter, as well as a speaker and presenter.

Attorney Nikoloff may be contacted at steve@attorneyjoe.com

 


Tiffany A. Grant

Tiffany A. Grant earned her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude (J.D. 2006), and is a cum laude graduate of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business (B.S. 2002). Ms. Grant, like the rest of our attorneys, primarily practices in community association law and all of its varying nuances. Ms. Grant focuses her attention on real property issues, large-scale document amendments and opinion letters, as she prides herself on being extremely detail-oriented and thorough. Ms. Grant is adept at recognizing multiple angles of a given circumstance to find an appropriate solution for a particular client. Ms. Grant is very familiar with the Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”) and its potential disastrous effects on homeowner associations and has performed many MRTA document preservations and revitalizations for homeowners associations throughout much of Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties, among other counties throughout Florida. Ms. Grant is very knowledgeable about corporate governance, Chapters 607, 718, 719, and 720 of the Florida Statutes, and general real property law. Ms. Grant also practices in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, and probate, and earned a certification from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in the area of estate planning, including wills and trusts.

Attorney Grant may be contacted at tiffany@attorneyjoe.com

 


Daniel J. Greenberg

Daniel J. Greenberg graduated with honors from the University of Florida (B.A. 2002), having achieved his degree in History with a Sociology minor, and spending a summer studying abroad at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Mr. Greenberg earned his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D. 2005), where he completed a dedicated course of study in the school’s top-rated alternative dispute resolution program, earning a Certificate in Dispute Resolution, and achieving a CALI Award (top in class) in Negotiation. Mr. Greenberg has carried his dispute resolution expertise into his community association practice, successfully handling mediation and arbitration matters, in addition to finding creative settlements for complex issues, including achieving a six-figure settlement from a developer for its failure to provide promised common area facilities. Mr. Greenberg also represents communities on collection matters, and promotes an active approach by the Association’s Board of Directors in developing and consistently applying collection policies and practices aimed at keeping Association finances in the black. Mr. Greenberg is an active member of the Community Associations Institute, Suncoast Chapter, and frequently serves as a panelist for legal topics.

Attorney Greenberg may be contacted at dan@attorneyjoe.com

 


Jennifer M. Sinclair

Jennifer M. Sinclair earned her law degree cum laude from Stetson University College of Law (J.D. 2006), and is a graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran College (B.A., 2001).  Ms. Sinclair practices in the areas of condominium and homeowners association law, contracts, real property law and general corporate counsel.  Having practiced in the area of community association law since graduating law school, Ms. Sinclair is well-versed in all matters of association governance, and is relied upon to provide detailed analysis of community’s existing governing documents, as well as drafting amendments to same that are specifically tailored to meet her clients’ diverse needs.  Taking a hands-on approach, Ms. Sinclair works with Boards of Directors to develop long-term strategies to address the evolving needs of an association.  Ms. Sinclair is a member of the Florida Bar and Community Associations Institute, Suncoast Chapter, and is approved by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation as an instructor of continuing education for Community Association Managers.

Ms. Sinclair is a frequent speaker and presenter for the Community Associations Institute, Suncoast Chapter, the Hillsborough County Neighborhood Conference, and has presented for the Pasco County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

Attorney Sinclair may be contacted at jennifer@attorneyjoe.com