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Condominium & HOA Law

Our Approach

Wisconsin condominium and Wisconsin homeowner association law is multifaceted. To deal with the many issues that arise, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.’s Condominium & HOA Law Team works closely with the firm’s real estate, corporate, construction, environmental, insurance, finance, tax, bankruptcy and litigation attorneys.

Why Use WHD—The size and nature of our firm make WHD lawyers uniquely qualified to provide knowledgeable, yet practical advice to the boards of directors and managers who retain us on behalf of their Wisconsin condominium associations. With condominium lawyers in Madison and Milwaukee, WHD has the knowledge, experience, personnel and commitment to help your condominium or homeowners association resolve the many issues that arise. 

Our Experience

  • Assessments, liens and foreclosures
  • Amendments to or drafting of declarations, bylaws and rules
  • Rental/leasing issues
  • Voting procedures – under Wisconsin condominium law
  • Construction – defects and contracts
  • Insurance issues
  • Contracts – vendors and property management
  • Notice requirements
  • Fair Housing/discrimination issues
  • HUD loan certification
  • Maintenance and repair checklists
  • Turnover from developer
  • Powers, duties and protections for board members
  • Executive summaries
  • Statutory reserve account issues
  • Sales and purchases of units
  • Development of condominium associations or homeowner associations

Our Team

WHD's Condominium & HOA Law Team, which has served more than 300 associations, is composed of a team of Wisconsin condominium attorneys, paralegals and assistants with the experience to meet our clients’ unique needs. Our team handles all aspects of Wisconsin condominium association, Wisconsin homeowner association and Wisconsin timeshare law, focusing on issues dealing with unit owners, developers, builders, contractors, guests, insurance companies and banks.
Our attorneys are actively involved as officers and directors in the Wisconsin chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI), the national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, competent, harmonious community associations. WHD counts among its Condominium & HOA Law Team, Daniel J. Miske, the only Wisconsin member of the College of Community Association Lawyers.
Our attorneys have spoken to numerous condominium associations, provided seminars to many Wisconsin lawyers, and written articles and other materials related to Wisconsin’s Condominium Ownership Act and homeowners associations within the state of Wisconsin. Some significant articles, presentation outlines and resource materials written and presented by our Wisconsin condominium lawyers include:


Lydia J. Chartre Attorney Milwaukee Madison lchartre@whdlaw.com
Hal Karas Attorney Milwaukee hkaras@whdlaw.com
Daniel J. Miske Attorney Milwaukee Madison dmiske@whdlaw.com
Nida Shakir Attorney Milwaukee Madison nshakir@whdlaw.com


Sandra L. Chapman Paralegal Milwaukee Madison schapman@whdlaw.com
Billie J. Fatheree Paralegal Milwaukee Madison bfatheree@whdlaw.com