Jeffrey E. Kaman earned his law degree from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law, after graduating with honors from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Honors History and Political Science. Since joining Kaman & Cusimano, Jeff has worked intensively, focusing on association operations, answering many general operational telephone calls, and spends significant time drafting governing document amendments, reviewing contracts, and writing opinion letters for the firm’s condominium and homeowner association clients.
In addition, Jeff is an active member of the Community Association Institute, serving as a board member for the Central Ohio Chapter, and the Programs Committee Chair for the Ohio Valley Chapter. Further, Jeff serves as the national co-chair for CAI’s case law update summary team, which reviews and summaries all major community association court opinions from around the country, to advise CAI’s community association attorney members on trends and updates in the condominium and homeowner association legal field.
As a member of his condominium association’s board for six years, Jeff is able to empathize with today’s challenges that face all community association board members by being both a board member and a unit owner. Using that experience, Jeff is constantly attending community association meetings with the goal to develop further relationships with our clients and their professional property managers, and to educate board members and owners on Ohio community association laws on topics such as reserves, collections, enforcement, insurance, pending legislation, and developer transition issues, as well as to moderate elections, explain governing document amendments, and elaborate on owner and association responsibilities.
Further, Jeff enjoys confronting the challenges and opportunities for condominium and homeowner associations presented by technological advancement. He has been influential in deploying ATLAS: the Association Total Legal Assistance System, Kaman & Cusimano’s state-of-the-art online resource for board members and property managers. Jeff also routinely writes for the Ohio Condo & HOA law blog and numerous other online articles.
For 2021, Jeff was named as an Ohio SuperLawyers Rising Star, an honor conferred upon less than 2.5% of the attorneys in Ohio.
- Loyola University Chicago, B.A., Honors History and Political Science, cum laude, 2007
- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
- Admitted to Ohio Bar, 2010
- Admitted to Kentucky Bar, 2021
- Admitted to Southern District of Ohio, Federal Court 2011
- Cincinnati Bar Association
- College of Community Association Lawyers
- Columbus Bar Association
- Community Associations Institute
- Dayton Bar Association
- Ohio State Bar Association
- Ottawa County Bar Association
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