CADRExperts, LLC provides professional, knowledgeable, impartial and effective expert witnesses, mediators and arbitrators serving community associations, homeowners associations, property owners associations and condominium associations. We offer solutions to help community associations, developers, management companies and service providers avoid litigation and resolve problems amicably and expeditiously. If the parties cannot agree on a solution, we provide expert witness support and testimony.
We are risk managers who understand that every day of dispute means more hardened positions and less chance of reaching a negotiated settlement. In a non-adversarial, solution-focused environment, we assist in opening lines of communication, exploring issues, finding mutually satisfactory solutions, negotiating settlement terms and structuring an agreement between the disputing parties.
May 9, 2015
Check out CAI's brand new education programs for community association leaders and homeowners, especially the Board Leadership Development Program. You'll learn how to avoid the courthouse and learn dispute resolution techniques, along with essential information for governing a community association.
May 7, 2015
According to CAI, there are more than 333,000 community associations in the U.S. and more than 20% of all Americans live in a condo, co-op or single family HOA. Surprised? Here's an article that discusses how to get along in a community association for a copacetic lifestyle: How to Successfully Live Under a Community Association
May 7, 2015
Did you know that the Fair Housing Act prohibits establishing a pool just for adults ("no children allowed") or setting hours in which children may play in the pool? Check out attorney Jim Slaughter's informative article at Pool Rules - A Confusing World
May 11, 2014
CADRExperts’ Margey Meyer and Mitch Frumkin to Speak at National HOA Conference
CADRExperts (Community Association Dispute Resolution Experts) is proud to announce that its President and CEO, Margey Meyer, CMCA, PCAM and Partner Mitch Frumkin, PE, RS, CGP have been selected to present a program titled “Avoiding the Courthouse: How to Avoid Construction Defect and Other Disputes Without Litigation” at this year’s Community Associations Institute (CAI) conference in Orlando, Florida.
“We are delighted to have been selected by CAI among hundreds of entries to present on this important topic”, said Meyer. “Our session will dispel the mystery surrounding Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and demonstrate how to help developers and community association boards of directors save money, time, hassle and reputation using this less confrontational, more conciliatory approach.”
At the conference, Ms. Meyer will also teach a two-day class on Facilities Management, an advanced CAI Professional Manager Development Program course that Ms. Meyer revised in 2013 as a CAI volunteer.
Ms. Meyer owned her own community association management company for 21 years and was VP – Industry Education, Integration and Outreach for one of the largest community association management companies in the country. She is a certified mediator with the American Arbitration Association and the Houston Better Business Bureau. Ms. Meyer is a nationally-recognized educator, trainer, speaker, advocate and author in the field of leading, managing and developing community associations.
Mr. Frumkin is a Licensed Professional Engineer in eighteen states. He holds the Reserve Specialist designation from the Community Associations Institute (CAI), for which he served as President, and the Certified Green Professional designation from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He is a certified arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Frumkin is also President of Kipcon Engineering, the leader in delivering innovative and cost effective solutions for all types of engineering problems.
About CADRExperts: CADRExperts provides professional, knowledgeable, impartial and effective transition consultants, expert witnesses, mediators and arbitrators to the community association industry to ease tensions and foster an environment conducive to open communications and dispute resolution. Every day of that a dispute continues can mean a further hardening of positions, thereby reducing the chance of reaching a negotiated settlement. CADRExperts assists in opening lines of communication, and structuring an agreement through mutually satisfactory solutions. For more information go to www.CADRExperts.com.
October 9, 2013
Mediation a Less Costly Way of Resolving HOA Disputes
A condo owner upset that his upstairs neighbors installed wood floors despite the community's covenants that prohibit anything besides carpet isn't receiving support from his association to rectify the issue. Real estate attorney Ilyce Glink recommends condo owners with similar issues hire an attorney to research the CCRs and focus on mediation rather than taking their condo association or neighbors to court.
April 23, 2013
Developer Attorney Joins Alternative Dispute Resolution Group
Company Helps Resolve Condo and Homeowner Association Disputes
North Brunswick, NJ – Margey Meyer, CMCA, PCAM, President and CEO of CADRExperts, is delighted to announce that David A. Larkin, Esq. has joined CADRExperts (Community Association Dispute Resolution Experts).
Be a CADRExperts Mediator
If you’re a nonattorney (or even an attorney who wants to hone your skills) interested in providing mediation services through CADRExperts, you must have successfully completed the American Arbitration Services’ course “Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator”. Click here for AAA’s Course Calendar.