Mr. Skorewicz is a founding partner of Appleton Reiss and Skorewicz, PLLC and has represented community associations throughout the state of Florida for over thirteen years. He advises communities in all aspects of community association law, including covenant enforcement, covenant amendment, contract review and drafting, collections and foreclosures. He also counsels associations on the statutory and documentary guidelines for the daily administration of their communities. Mr. Skorewicz has successfully briefed and argued landmark cases before the appellate courts in Florida on behalf of community associations.
Mr. Skorewicz also regularly represents landlords, and small businesses throughout the state of Florida.
Mr. Skorewicz regularly handles all aspects of appeals and, prior to joining Bush Ross, was a clerk for Judge Chris W. Altenbernd of the Second District Court of Appeal.
Mr. Skorewicz has successfully handled matters on behalf secured creditors and lessors including obtaining replevin of and negotiating the return of aircraft, flight simulators, construction and agriculture equipment, antique coins and artifacts, and rare motor vehicles. Mr. Skorewicz assisted the Kingdom of Spain during five years of litigation successfully obtaining the return of coins and artifacts to Spain. Mr. Skorewicz prevailed in arbitration representing a large national lender regarding a complex secured transaction while avoiding multimillion dollar lender liability claims. Mr. Skorewicz also regularly represents clients in the defense of warranty claims under state Lemon Laws and the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act.
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
Mr. Skorewicz is an active member of The Florida Bar, and the Hillsborough County Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Business Law and Litigation sections, as well as the Commercial Finance and Secured Lending committees of the American Bar Association. He served as a law clerk for two years to the Honorable Chris W. Altenbernd, Chief Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Second District. While in law school, Mr. Skorewicz served as a law clerk for the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Mr. Skorewicz is an active member of the Eckerd College Alumni Association, the Bridgton Academy Alumni Association, the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, and is a graduate of the Leadership Tampa Class of 2013.
HONORS & RECOGNITIONS
Recognized as a member of Florida’s “Up & Coming Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine
Recognized as a “Rising Star” and later as a “Super Lawyer” by Florida Super Lawyers magazine
Mr. Skorewicz was born in Mineola, New York and was raised in Rockville Center, New York and Lawrenceville, New Jersey.