Frank S. Ganz
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Mr. Ganz has been with the firm of Smith Bigman Brock since 2015.  He became a partner in 2020.  Mr. Ganz earned his Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law in 2021.  He has been recognized by the Florida Bar as an expert in the area of law that involves representing community associations and their members, property owners, sellers, purchasers, developers, lenders government agencies and investors in matters related to community associations and planned developments.   He also has extensive experience in civil/commercial litigation. Along with Partner, Sarah L. Metz, Mr. Ganz manages the firm’s commercial/property litigation and community association practice group where he represents a wide range of businesses and individuals in all facets of business, property and association law. His work includes advising individuals and organizations on the operation of businesses and community associations, and representing those clients in disputes that may arise related to contracts, corporations, employment, homeowners/condominium associations, insurance, real and personal property, and trusts. Mr. Ganz appears on behalf of clients regularly before state and federal courts across the State of Florida.

Prior to joining Smith Bigman Brock, Mr. Ganz worked for a Northeastern regional firm representing dozens of national corporate clients in multiple fields of litigation. Mr. Ganz is a member of both the Florida and Connecticut Bars positioning him to provide counsel to clients who travel between Florida and New England or those who hold assets in either Florida or Connecticut.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Florida Condominium Association Law
  • Florida Homeowners Association Law
  • Employment Law
  • Trust and Probate Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2009
  • Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2014
  • Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court, 2010
  • Mohegan Tribal Courts, 2010

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Stetson University, DeLand, Florida
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: cum laude

Published Works

  • Privacy in Probate Court: Why Connecticut Should Seal the Record, 22 Quinnipiac Prob. L.J. 135 (2009)

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Member, YLD Director (2015-Present), YLD President (2018-Present), 2015 to Present
  • Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach, Member, Secretary (2017-Present), 05/2017 to Present
  • Ormond Young Professionals Group, Member, 2017 to Present