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Kathleen G. Reres

Associate
Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602
Direct813.221.7167
Fax813.229.1660
kreres@slk-law.com

Assistant

Abby Baker
Direct813.227.2320
abaker@slk-law.com

Kathleen G. Reres represents a variety of homeowners associations, condominium associations, business organizations, financial entities, municipal corporations and individuals.  She has experience handling various litigation matters including covenant enforcement, collections, commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation, municipal code enforcement Board lien foreclosures, community association lien foreclosures, mortgage foreclosures, foreclosure defense, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Kathleen has prevailed on multiple appeals in both community association lien foreclosure cases and municipal code enforcement board lien foreclosure cases.  She has successfully defended receivership actions and breach of fiduciary duty claims against non-profit board members.  She has successfully litigated countless lien foreclosures and difficult covenant enforcement cases.

Kathleen also provides general counsel services to a variety of homeowners associations and condominium associations.  She assists her clients with every aspect of community association law.  This includes amending, interpreting, or revitalizing governing documents, ensuring statutory compliance, providing advice or opinion letters on association legal questions, preparing liens and handling collections, mediating or arbitrating covenant enforcement cases, responding to requests for accommodation under the Fair Housing Act, running controversial membership meetings including elections, and drafting policies to address collection, enforcement, official records inspections, rental applications, and pet restrictions.

Honors

  • Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Board Member
  • Tampa Connection Class of 2016
  • Tampa Bay Beautification, past Board Member

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08.20.2009"Keeping up with the FMLA, A Prescription for Compliance," Presented paper and lecture at the seminar: An Ounce of Prevention: A Management Check Up for Executives and Human Resources Professionals.

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Florida, 2008
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Central Florida, 2005

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • United States District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • All State Courts Florida

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