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The Community Association Institute Central Florida Chapter Announces Newly Elected President, Alan Garfinkel of Katzman Garfinkel

Prominent Central Florida Attorney elected President of CAI Chapter


Orlando, FL, February 6, 2015 – Alan Garfinkel, Founding Partner of Katzman Garfinkel, a leader in community association law in the state of Florida, was elected by the members of the Community Association Institute (CAI) Central Florida Chapter to serve as President.

“I’m very pleased and humbled to have been elected President. I am thrilled to help provide our Members with never seen before opportunities to meet, network and obtain world class education. Our existing Members and Sponsors will be recognized, appreciated and invited to participate with open and welcoming arms like never before” Mr. Garfinkel said.

A lifelong Florida resident who has practiced law continuously in Central Florida for the past 25 years, Alan Garfinkel founded the statewide community association law firm Katzman Garfinkel and practices from the firm’s Central Florida offices, located in Maitland, FL.

“I am honored to be working alongside Alan Garfinkel during his presidency. He is well known for his passion and exuberant energy,” said Suzan Kearns, President Elect of CAI Central Florida Chapter.

Attorney Alan Garfinkel will serve as President alongside Suzan Kearns (President-Elect), John Dougherty (Vice-President), Bill Jackson (Treasurer), Gina Holbrook (Secretary), Paul Melville, Lou Biron, Brian Peck, Diane Rullo, Jamie Rodriguez, and Matt Vice. CAI encourages anyone wishing to join CAI to reach out to any of its Board members, committee chairs or Alan Garfinkel directly at to learn how to get the most out of CAI in 2015.

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The Community Associations Institute (CAI) provides education and resources to community association homeowner leaders, professional managers, association management companies and other professionals who provide products and services to community associations. CAI’s mission is to inspire professionalism and effective leadership. CAI Central Florida is one of the largest chapters in the U.S. Encompassing over 7,500 HOA & Condominium Associations. Counties served are Marion, Volusia, Seminole, Orange, Brevard, Osceola, Polk, Lake and Sumter. CAI offers wonderful educational and participation opportunities. The Community Association Institute is comprised of 60 Chapters and more than 33,000 members.

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