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A. Christopher Florio

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cflorio@stark-stark.com
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993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

A. Christopher Florio is a Shareholder and Chair of the Community Associations Group. Mr. Florio has substantial experience in the negotiation of loan transactions, collections, workouts, and real estate law, including foreclosures.

Mr. Florio has served as a member of the New Jersey Assembly Task Force, commissioned to study community associations in New Jersey. He was appointed to the position by General Assembly Speaker Chuck Haytaian and again by General Assembly Speaker Jack Collins.  Additionally, he currently serves on the Legislative Action Committee of the New Jersey Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI). Mr. Florio is a frequent panelist participating in seminars in community association law at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, and throughout New Jersey for management professionals. Mr. Florio is frequently invited by management companies to speak to its employees about the current state of community associations law. He has also lectured nationally through the national organization of CAI. 

Mr. Florio is the Past President of the New Jersey Chapter of CAI (2010). 

Mr. Florio is a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Law Blog. You can read Mr. Florio's most recent blog post here.

Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1988

B.S., Finance; Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1982

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Pennsylvania State Bar Association

Mercer County Bar Association

NJ Chapter of Community Associations Institute
President 2010, Treasurer 2007

Community Associations - Political Action Committee
President 2007

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve
Ombudsman

Publications

Legislative Achievements

Along with then Executive Director of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Shirley Bishop, was key in regulation change effective October 1, 2004 requiring affordable homeowners pay equal association fees as market rate homeowners pertaining to new construction.

Appellate Division

  • Argued a number of matters before Appellate Division, with Brandon Farms Condominium Association v. Lima (pending)

Federal Court

  • Published decision, In Re Richard Hawk (314 B.R. 312-2001)

Speaking Engagements

  • Collecting Rent Income on Delinquent Units. Wilkin & Guttenplan P.C. (Webinar). October 2, 2013.
  • Community Association Law Summit. NJ-ICLE. 2013.
  • Community Associations: From Development to Transition and Beyond. NJ-ICLE, in cooperation with the NJSBA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section and CAI-NJ. June 2013.
  • Condominium and Community Association Law. New Jersey State Bar Foundation. April 2013.
  • Today’s Problems - Regulating problems related to investors, second hand smoke, bedbugs, mold, noise, age restrictions, and more. 2012 Community Association Law Summit. Nov. 1, 2012.
  • Fundamentals of Community Association Law. NJICLE. June 19, 2012.
  • Community Association Law Summit: Top Ten Topics for 2011. NJICLE. November 4, 2011.
  • Rules and Regulations for Community Associations. CAI-NJ. October 22, 2011.
  • New Jersey Council: Assessments and Collections. CAI-PA. May 29, 2009.

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