Lisa A. Magill is a Shareholder in the Firm's Community Association Law Practice Group in the Ft. Lauderdale office. Ms. Magill spent several years as head of this Practice Group in the Firm's Sarasota office. She focuses her practice on the representation of condominium, homeowner, cooperative and other common interest realty associations. She has long been active on several Boards of Directors of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) where she has been a featured speaker on issues such as co-ownership housing laws, covenant enforcement, and association operations for Associations' Board members, managers and other professionals in this field. She has delivered educational presentations at Nova Southeastern University, Lynn University, Florida Atlantic University's Life Long Learning, Lecture Series, served as an instructor for the “People's Law School” at the Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University and authored and presented several courses qualifying for continuing education credits for licensed Community Association Managers (CAM).
Ms. Magill is a frequent author of articles and Editor of the Firm's Community Update. and is the Editor of the Florida Condo & HOA Legal Blog, which discusses current issues relating to condominium and HOA communities. She has also contributed to Community Living, a publication by the Southeast Florida Chapter of Community Associations Institute, as well as national publications such as Common Ground, on legal issues confronted by community associations.
Ms. Magill devotes a substantial amount of time and effort to non-profit organizations. She is currently the President of the Southeast Florida Chapter of Community Associations Institute, an organization dedicated to creating and fostering harmonious communities primarily through education and outreach. Ms. Magill also serves on the Board of Directors of the Human Relations Council of Florida, a non-profit organization that facilitates public awareness of discrimination issues statewide.
Ms. Magill is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., 1990) and the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1993, cum laude). She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1993 and the Federal District Court for the Southern District in 1994.
Florida Trend Magazine recognized Ms. Magill in 2005, 2006 and 2011 among its “Legal Elite” in the area of Real Estate and Community Association Law. This designation was based upon a poll of over 12,000 Florida attorneys, who selected their peers as the top 1.7% of their respective practice areas.
Activities & Memberships
Ms. Magill is a member of the Board of Directors of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) where she has been a featured speaker on issues such as co-ownership housing laws, covenant enforcement, and association operations for Associations' Board members, managers and other professionals in this field. She has also spoken at Nova Southeastern University and other organizations committed to issues concerning community associations.