Joseph is a fearless advocate and strategic lawyer for his clients. He is well versed in all areas of condominium law, including complicated turnover issues, common element deficiencies and Tarion proceedings, shared facility and noise disputes, litigation regarding common expense arrears, enforcement of condominium documents, amending declarations and descriptions, and oppression applications.
As a condominium unit owner and investor, Joseph is sensitive to the costs of litigation while cognizant of the value provided to condominium corporations and their unit owners through effective advocacy. His practice is result driven, practical and cost sensitive. Joseph has successfully represented numerous condominium corporations at mediations, arbitrations and court proceedings. Joseph has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario.
Joseph is experienced in pursuing and defending a wide range of litigation matters that may arise in the lifetime of a condominium corporation including construction liens, defamation and slander lawsuits, contentious requisition meetings, wrongful dismissal claims and insurance matters.
Joseph is an active member in various industry organizations including the Canadian Condominium Institute — Toronto and the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario.
- Joseph has written for or been cited in the following publications:
- Law Times
- Condominium Manager
- condoreporter.com, the Lash Condo Law Blog
Despite Joseph’s knack for strictly enforcing condominium corporations’ rules, he has been a complete failure with enforcing “bedtime” with his three daughters and relies on his “better half” to ensure timely and effective enforcement.
Latest Blog Posts by Joseph:
Amongst the common issues and themes raised at annual general meetings are (1) owners feeling they are not sufficiently engaged and informed about var…
Condo corporations are unique statutory creations with certain rights, abilities, and obligations, including commencing lawsuits. Subsection 23(2) of …
The first board of directors of newly registered condo corporation, will often be faced with many tasks that follow once the turnover of the condomi…
The new calendar year brings lots of excitement, opportunities, and a sense of renewal for condominiums. At this juncture, we provide a few safeguards…