Serving South Florida communities for over 35 years.

Quality customized representation for community associations, condominiums, and country clubs of all sizes.


Who We Are

Backer Aboud Poliakoff & Foelster was founded by Keith F. Backer, a lawyer with more than 35 years of legal experience in Florida. The law firm was created to provide community associations with the highest quality legal services with a degree of personal attention often difficult to obtain at larger firms.


What We Do

We provide representation in the collection of delinquent accounts, covenant/rule enforcement, drafting and interpretation of governing documents and rules, negotiation of contracts with vendors and contractors and litigation. The firm currently represents communities of all sizes; from condominiums with 12 units to homeowners associations with more than 2000 residences to master association country club communities with more than 3000 residences.


Where We Work

Backer Aboud Poliakoff & Foelster assists clients throughout South Florida including St. Lucie County, Palm Beach County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County. If you are in need of an attorney experienced in Community Association Law please contact our South Florida law firm today.


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Recent BackerReport issues are posted below. Click the title to access the newsletter.

CONDO TERM LIMITS A recent Declaratory Statement from the Florida DBPR raises new questions about the application of Florida’s statute on condo director term limits

COURT STRIKES DOWN ASSOCIATION EFFORT TO BAN PERSONAL TRAINERS JAN 2019 The 4th District Court of Appeal ruled that an owner’s trainer could not be prohibited from providing training on Association property despite the Board’s rules.