Ask the Attorney event held with Associa Gulf Coast Sarasota

Norton Hammersley Firm News

Last week Norton Hammersley’s Derrick Maginness and Joseph Herbert of our Trial Practice and Dispute Resolution Group attended the “Ask the Attorney” luncheon at Sarasota Yacht Club to help educate members of Associa Gulf Coast on association matters.

Associa Gulf Coast – Sarasota provides a full array of condo, high-rise, and HOA property management services in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton.  As the industry leader in property management for community associations they proudly serve nearly five million homeowners every day. With a wide array of programs and services ready to fit the specific needs of any HOA, they help bring superior results to the Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch communities.

J. Derrick Maginness is a Partner and a member of our trial practice and dispute-resolution group.  Mr. Maginness handles complex commercial litigation matters in all Florida state and federal courts.  Mr. Maginness has represented individuals and businesses in a broad spectrum of legal matters.  His areas of practice include corporate and business law, employment law, banking law, real estate transactions and litigation, association law, creditor’s rights in bankruptcy, landlord-tenant law, commercial litigation, mediation and other general litigation matters.

Joseph M. Herbert is a Partner and a member of our Trial Practice and Dispute Resolution Group and practices primarily in the areas of construction law, employment law, association law, business and commercial litigation, and real estate. He handles a variety of disputes, contracts and negotiations within those areas. Mr. Herbert has a background in business management, which he draws from in order to provide a unique perspective on the challenges facing his business clients.

Norton Hammersley’s trial practice and dispute-resolution group represents local, regional, national and international clients including real-estate developers, large corporations, insurance companies, contractors, financial institutions, small businesses and individuals.

Our Sarasota Business Litigation Attorney practice can handle complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, construction litigation, real-property matters, estate and trust disputes, probate litigation, property-tax disputes, creditors’ rights litigation and lending law matters. We offer significant experience and skill in all aspects of dispute resolution, including negotiations, pre-suit resolution, mediation, trial, arbitration and appeals in all Florida state and federal courts.

Our attorneys utilize state of the art technology and well-trained paralegals to efficiently work through difficult multi-party matters and complex claims to achieve the best possible results for our clients.