Frank grew up in Johnston, RI and earned his J.D from Boston College Law School. He has over thirty years of experience in community association law, and is a Fellow of the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), a select group of 150 attorneys nationally, each of whom is recognized for advancing the community association law for the betterment of the communities they serve.
As a former president of CAI-NE, and a member of the CAI-NE Legislative Action Committee, he was instrumental in the passage of Rhode Island’s Super Lien statute. Frank has successfully argued a number of cases that have shaped condominium association law in Rhode Island, including the case of Alessi v. Bowen Court Condominium, in which the Rhode Island Supreme Court affirmed the rights of condominium associations to common property following the expiration of development rights.
Frank handles all condominium-related legal issues, simple and complex. A substantial portion of his practice focuses on new condominium developments, construction defects litigation, condominium conversions, transitions from developer to association management and operation, property management representation, association vendor contract negotiation and covenant enforcement litigation. Frank also advises clients regarding non-condominium related commercial transactions and general business matters.
Frank has been the attorney for the Scenic View Condominium Association for at least 10 years and is an encyclopedia of information on condominium law in Rhode Island. He has helped us with a variety of matters including Amendments to our By-Laws, insurance laws and claims, financing big projects, and handling foreclosed units. He is always pleasant and professional. He knows his condo law!