New SLG Attorney Wins Important Condominium Decision

In a case handled from inception to conclusion (including argument before the SJC) by Attorney Mark Rosen, who recently joined the Schofield Law Group, the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that an arbitration provision contained in a condominium’s governing documents does not entitle the prevailing party to an award of attorneys’ fees and costs. The […]
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Mark Rosen Joins SLG

As we celebrate our 12th Anniversary, we are pleased to announce that we are continuing to grow and expand our capacity to serve our clients. With the addition of Mark Rosen, an experienced litigator and condominium lawyer, we now have five lawyers with a broad range of experience providing sophisticated and responsive legal services. Mark […]
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Airbnb Raises Concerns for Condominiums

The growing popularity of home-sharing services, such as Airbnb, is raising concerns for property managers and condominium associations. We often get calls from clients who want to end the flow of tourists and transients coming into their buildings. Fortunately, there are tools available to condominium associations to confront this growing problem. For example, the condominium […]
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SLG Wins Motion to Dismiss

November 9, 2015 – In a case concerning the dissolution of a business partnership, Schofield Law Group successfully obtained dismissal of all claims asserted against our client, who held a minority stake in the limited liability company in question. Based upon the substantive and procedural arguments asserted by SLG, Judge James Lang of the Essex […]
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Better and Bigger

In the past eleven years, our firm has changed and evolved in many ways and 2015 has been another exciting year. We have expanded our practice and helped more clients resolve their disputes, manage their properties, and grow their businesses.  We have also focused on the growth and development of our own people, which enables […]
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The Importance of Record Keeping

Condo associations and property managers are faced with the challenge of maintaining accurate and detailed records of fees and assessments due from unit owners.  Regular maintenance of records may seem like an obvious task, but when it comes to obtaining delinquent common expenses, keeping the books straight is more than just good business practice, it […]
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Who we are and what we do…

As we embark upon a new year and as our law firm celebrates its 11th Anniversary, we have been reflecting on our work and our place in the legal market.  As a boutique law firm, we can and do provide a broad range of legal services, but we also have areas of particular expertise including […]
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IMPORTANT LEGAL DECISION

On November 7, 2014, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued its decision in the case of Drummer Boy Homes Association, Inc. vs. Carolyn P. Britton et.al., which has major implications for condominium associations and property managers. The relevant issue in the Drummer Boy case was whether condominium associations can file multiple concurrent lawsuits to establish so-called […]
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Mass. Legislative Activity, 2014

The Massachusetts Legislature has recently taken action on issues related to condominium law. During the past session, which ended this summer, two bills were introduced that sought to clarify or amend M.G.L. c. 183A, the current statute governing condominium law. Neither bill was enacted by both chambers (as is required in order to be signed […]
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