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Condominium & HOA Law
Team Leaders

Our Approach

Why Use WHD—The size and nature of our firm make Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. lawyers uniquely qualified to provide knowledgeable, yet practical advice to the boards of directors and managers who retain us on behalf of their Wisconsin associations. WHD’s Condominium & HOA Law Team works closely with the firm’s real estate, corporate, construction, environmental, insurance, finance, tax, bankruptcy and litigation attorneys. With association lawyers in Madison, Waukesha County 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 serves more than 300 associations, and is composed 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 and Lydia J. Chartre, the only two Wisconsin members of the College of Community Association Lawyers.


Our attorneys have spoken to numerous 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 of the significant articles, presentation outlines and resource materials written by our lawyers include:


Lydia J. Chartre
Milwaukee Madison

Hal Karas

Daniel J. Miske
Milwaukee Madison

Nida Shakir
Milwaukee Madison


Sandra L. Chapman
Paralegal Specialist
Milwaukee Madison

Billie J. Fatheree
Milwaukee Madison