- Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Land Development Law by the Florida Bar
- Lorman Legal Educational Services Distinguished Faculty Member
- Approved Course Provider by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Condominiums
- National Honor Society – Summa Cum Laude
Hans C. Wahl is a Partner at Jimerson Birr, and his practice areas include community association law; real estate development law; and business and commercial litigation matters. He is licensed in both Florida and Georgia and is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Land Development Law by the Florida Bar. Mr. Wahl is the head of Jimerson Birr’s Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Industry Group. He represents various community associations, property owners and developers throughout Florida, handling everything from complex legal issues to day-to-day operational needs. Mr. Wahl ensures his association clients are optimizing their assessment revenue, properly enforcing their covenants and restrictions, and protecting their financial interests, legal interests, and property rights.
As an attorney who is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Land Development Law, Mr. Wahl is considered an expert and specialist at (1) serving as counsel to community associations, property owners, community association members, sellers, purchasers, developers, lenders, governmental agencies, and investors in matters related to community associations and planned developments; (2) drafting governing documents or their amendments, and preparing filings with governmental agencies that regulate community associations or planned developments; (3) serving in or for governmental agencies which regulate community associations or planned developments; (4) representing parties in construction lien and defect claims; collection of assessment actions, governing document and community association statutory enforcement and dispute actions, and other litigation, arbitration, and mediation in matters relating to community associations or planned developments; and (5) the planning, development, construction and financing of condominium and planned development communities.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wahl was a business major graduating from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, earning dual degrees in Finance and Business Management. He worked for nearly a decade within the financial industry for two Fortune 500 companies, and he considers those experiences invaluable to his business and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Wahl utilizes his extensive business background and financial industry knowledge to better serve his corporate clients in matters involving AR collections, business torts, franchising, corporate formation, secured transactions, bankruptcy issues, contract negotiations, and various contractual disputes.
Mr. Wahl earned his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and in the top three percent of his class. He additionally served two years as board member and treasurer for the Christian Legal Society at Florida Coastal School of Law. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. Wahl represents the third generation of his family who chose to make Jacksonville his home, where he resides with his wife, three boys and two dogs. He is also a licensed foster parent through Kids First of Florida.