Christopher A. Sajdera, Esq. - Managing Partner

Christopher A. Sajdera, Esq. - Managing Partner

CHRISTOPHER A. SAJDERA, who is a Fort Lauderdale native, concentrates his diverse practice on general commercial, association, and real estate litigation; and on condominium and homeowner association representation, including corporate advisement, covenant analysis and opinions, collections, and other general corporate association issues.

As a commercial litigator, Christopher has experience defending clients and prosecuting cases involving contract disputes, construction defects and disputes, real estate disputes, business disputes and torts, collections, commercial real estate fraud, covenants, and easements issues, commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters, municipality and governmental disputes, and insurance disputes, among others.

As part of his association litigation practice, Christopher represents condominium and homeowners associations in construction defect litigation, collections, land use litigation, covenant enforcement, breach of contract disputes, recalls, and insurance claim litigation. Christopher also handles arbitrations and fair housing matters.

Prior to co-founding Sajdera Kim, PLLC, Christopher was an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of a state-wide construction litigation firm, representing clients in construction and surety litigation; was a senior associate and director of a litigation department for a prominent community association firm; and a partner in a boutique real estate and association law firm.

EDUCATION:

  • Swarthmore College, B.A., Political Science
  • Duke University School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, Special Projects Editor and Articles Editor

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Board Certified Specialist, Condominium and Planned Development Law

PROFESSIONAL:

  • The Florida Bar
    • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, & Trust Law Section
      • Vice-Chair, Real Estate Leasing, 2017-present
      • Co-Vice Chair, Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Review Course Committee, 2019-present
      • Secretary, Real Estate Leasing, 2016-2017
      • At Large Executive Council Member, 15th Judicial Circuit, 2017-present
      • Fellow, 2015-2017
    • Attorney Member and Vice-Chair, The Florida Bar, 15th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, Committee D, 2014-2017
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Director, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2013-present
    • Chair of the Annual Golf Tournament, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2012-present
    • C0-Chair of the Professionalism Committee, 2018-present
    • Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2007-2011
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section
    • Founding President, 2012-2013
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Leadership Broward Foundation
    • Socially Good Committee, 2018-present
    • Co-Vice Chair, LB Class XXXVII Transportation Day, 2018-2019
  • CAI (Community Association Institute) Southeast and Gold Coast Chapters
  • Business Networks International (BNI), Partners for Prosperity Chapter,
    • President, 2011-2012
    • Secretary/Treasurer, 2015-2016
    • Membership Committee, 2016-2017, 2010-2011, 2013-2014
    • Visitor Host, 2014-2015
  • Kiwanis International
  • Young Professionals of Covenant House
  • Board of Adjustment - City of Oakland Park, Florida

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • All Florida Courts
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida

PUBLICATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • Super Lawyer, Florida Rising Stars, 2010
  • Leadership Broward, Class XXXVI, 2017-2018
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, & Trust Law Section Fellow, 2015-2017
  • Real Estate Case Summaries, Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Vol. XXXVII, No 3 Spring 2016
  • Real Estate Case Summaries, Actionline, a Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1 - Fall 2016

PUBLISHED DECISIONS:

  • Charterhouse Associates, Ltd., Inc. v. Valencia Reserve HOA, Inc., 262 So.3d 761 (4th DCA 2018)