Lilliana M. Farinas-Sabogal

Shareholder

lfarinas@bplegal.com
Professional Experience

Lilliana Farinas-Sabogal is a shareholder in the Firm's Community Association Practice Group and the Litigation Practice Group. In addition to her experience in assisting community associations in their day-to-day business, management and the operational aspects of governing their communities, she assists Boards of Directors, unit owners and community association managers in analyzing and resolving their often complex contractual and transactional disputes and issues.

Ms. Farinas-Sabogal’s practice further extends to involvement and expertise in appellate drafting, practice and proceedings. She has handled appeals involving a broad range of subject matters and argued before a number of tribunals. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Thomas University, School of Law, and taught Appellate Advocacy, Legal Research and Writing and Advanced Legal Research and Writing.

Experience 
  • Handles and argues appellate cases throughout Florida on a wide variety of issues, including several issues of first impression, specifically concerning community association law.
  • Analyzes and advises community associations on complex issues, including the impact of the Marketable Record Title Act on their community and how to avoid or remedy such impact.
  • Has expertise in drafting, revising and interpreting community association governing documents and amendments.
  • Negotiates and prepares contracts and modifications between community associations and various service providers.
  • Assists clients with their general day to day needs regarding building or community issues, association corporate matters, general budgeting and financial operations and unit specific matters.
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Education
  • University of Miami, J.D.
  • Florida International University, B.A.
Languages
  • Spanish