The closing yesterday went as smooth as one could expect for the situation. I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you, and please extend my gratitude to the rest of the staff at the Meisner Law Group, for your diligent effort in helping me navigate through the legal process, and in reaching a resolution regarding this matter.

Christopher B.

“Kay’s presentation for our association members to help them understand why it was necessary to have our legal documents brought up to date was so well done. And much appreciated by those of us serving on the board.”

P. Graham

Bob Meisner is a stand out, experienced attorney with integrity and a long history of accomplishment. Brian Harris is thoughtful and thorough. Kay Michaels is professional and on point. We have had 12 years of experience with The Meisner Law Group. They are TOP DOG!

Paul and Nita Schell

“Thank you and Mr. Meisner for your help in the matter. We feel we were well represented.”

R. Williamson

Thank you so much for providing Kay today at our owners meeting.  She made an excellent presentation and answered all their questions.  She was exactly what was needed.

Virginia Halley, President, Botsford Commons

Alan, thank you very much for your superb efforts on our behalf. We are very appreciative of your help and assistance in addressing this matter relative to the alleged violations. Thanks so much for intervening on our behalf, and taking care of this in a thoroughly professional manner. We will recommend your firm to our friends.

Gerry and Cheryl M.

I worked with Brian Harris on a mold issue in my detached condo unit. I can’t speak highly enough about his professionalism and wonderful personality. It was a pleasure to have him represent me during this difficult time for me. He was great in communicating with me in a timely manner and was able to negotiate a reasonable ending to the problem.

– M. Flowers

M. Flowers

Our Association values the guidance and alerts the Meisner Law Group provides us. Obviously, we prefer not having to take legal actions against any of our owners, while knowing if we do, it is handled professionally and promptly. We also value the Group’s work in monitoring and working with our Michigan legislature to head off bad new Association law, and promote new needed changes to Michigan Association law. Being an older, established owner-controlled Association, we don’t deal with any problems associated with complex developers, but are quite concerned with new serious threats, (i.e. like reverse and interest only mortgages can cause without adequate legal recourse for the Association).

Dale Milbrandt, President, Swan Valley Condominium Association

Swan Valley Condominium Association

Our firm has had the privilege of representing Country Club Estates Condominium Association on a continuous basis since the late 1970’s. We have seen the Association develop policies and procedures which streamline its operation, a very successful one I might add. We are appreciative of the many persons who have served as officers and directors of the Association with whom we have had an excellent relationship and look forward to a long and continuing relationship with a great condominium association.

Firm appreciation of Country Club Estates Condominium Association located in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Bob

Thank you so much for you participation in today’s meeting. Your knowledge and experience added more depth to the conversations and discussions. I appreciate your time in attending.

Thanks so much!

Linda Roose
TH Management Consultants, LLC

To Robert Meisner

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From University of Michigan Law Library

I just wanted to thank you again for taking the time from your hectic schedule to attend our Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 6. You did an awesome job. Because of your efforts we feel confident that the Condo Documents will be accepted. We hope you enjoyed your visit to our community as much as we enjoyed having you.
Thank you.

Margaret Shepherd, President
Frenchtown Commons Association

Good morning Kay,

Hi Brian (Harris),

With this email, wanted to formally say Thank You! for your legal counseling and related legal action.
It’s especially rewarding to my wife & I,.. in that with the settlement we actually came out thousands ahead even,…after “the other side” basically “Paid Your Fees” and! paid for a significant amount of the damages… with the settlement monies we received today.

  • I had it in my minds eye that we had paid you more than we actually did over the last 8 months or, so.
  • But, you got the job done, made our point and put money back into our pocket (from the settlement).

In summary, your “counseling” saved us money.

Respectfully,
Gerry & Lisa

Thank you Brian

A Certificate of Appreciation awarded to The Meisner Law Group P.C. as Education Sponsor for the 2015 Annual Conference & Expo

 

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Certificate of Appreciation from CAI Michigan

Dear Mr. Meisner,

Thank you for much for the generous donation of the book for which you are the author:  Condo Living 2.  

We are delighted to add your work to Alumni Law Collection.  The book you so generously donated will include a gift plate with the following inscription:

Donated by Robert M. Meisner

Law School Class of 1969

Information about your degree and Law School graduation will also appear in the record for your work in the MLaw Online Catalog.

With Sincere Thanks and Best Wishes,

Barbara H. Garavaglia
Director and Librarian


 

From University of Michigan Law Library

Mr. Meisner:

I had the opportunity to read your book “Condo Living”. It was awesome! I think this should be a mandatory read for all present and future board members. I really enjoyed it, that I have recommended it to the rest of the board. I checked it out from the library and enjoyed it so much, that I have gone to Amazon.com and purchased your book. This way I can highlight and make notes on important issues you addressed. I would like to know how I can obtain the “Condominium Operation” book. Did not see that on Amazon.

John Mihuc, Westwood Farms

 

From a reader of “Condo Living – A Survival Guide to Buying, Owning and Selling a Condominium”

Dear Mr. Meisner,

Congratulations on being named Lawyer’s Weekly 2014 Leaders in the Law. The award is well deserved and you should be proud of all your accomplishments. Keep up the great work.

Julie A. Nicholson

 

Leaders In LawChief Judge, 52/3 District Court

Dear Mr. Meisner,

On behalf of NALS of Michigan, I would like to congratulate on your selection by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a member of the 2014 class of Leaders in Law.  NALS is the national association for legal support professionals dedicated to providing legal education, nationally recognized certifications, and professional development to its members.  It is comprised of national, state and local chapters.

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National Association for Legal Professionalsloyal client
CAI National recognizes Bob Meisner for his expertise and dedication to Community Association Lawloyal client

“Thank you for handling the situation in a courteous fashion. I was not in the best of moods when I called you (just in case you were distracted and didn’t notice). While I am still not happy about paying a few hundred dollars for a lost check, your professionalism, at least, makes it a little easier to bear. I am sure your job has, at times, created some unpleasantness, so the least I can do is let you know. I thank you for your time and patience.”

Letter (excerpt) sent from a debtor of our client to our Legal Assistant, Teresa Duddles, 2013:happy client

Robert,

I just read about your new book.  Congrats from a fellow Guru.

Phil Immel
The Immel Team
Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate
www.ImmelTeam.com
www.realestateguru.com

From Real Estate Guru Phil Immelhappy client

Dear Bob,

On behalf of the College of Community Association Lawyers Board of Governors, I want to personally thank you for your time and energy over the past two years. I realize that taking time away from your practice and personal commitments is a sacrifice that not all members of CAI are willing to make. Your leadership and contributions have helped CCAL move to the next level and continue to provide our members with increased value and improved recognition.

Sincerely,

Loura Sanchez, Esq.

Dean, College of Community Association Lawyers

Loura Sanchez, Esq. Dean, College of Community Association Lawyersweb designer

Dear Mr. Meisner,

I recently read your book on Condo Living and found it to be excellent. As a former Florida condo owner and board member, I found your treatment of all aspects of condo life to be exactly as it is. Unfortunately, I never had the experience in a conversion condo and wish I had read your book prior to purchasing my current unit. The descriptions of conversion developers is so precise and exactly what we are experiencing. We are pre-transition (only about 30% sold) but have no board, no association, an association fee that is woefully inadequate, and now the developer is invoicing” us calling it a special assessment to pay the delinquent fees of our fellow owners. The developer took no legal action to collect monthly assessment from these people for more than a year and those of us who paid our monthly dues have to pay for those that didn’t. This feels like extortion and I’m sure this scenario will be repeated again next year. I am really sorry that I purchased this unit and I wish that the State of Michigan had some effective complaint mechanism for Developers that willfully violate the Condo Act. Again, thank you for such an excellent book.

Sincerely,

Jill A. Hughes

Jill A. Hughes