Roetzel & Andress is pleased to announce that Naples shareholder Ashley D. Lupo has been recognized with the Collier County Bar Foundation Service Award for over 20 years of service to the South Collier YMCA.
Created in 2019, the Service Award is a recognition of an attorney who goes above and beyond their Foundation service as vital citizens of Collier County. It is awarded to a member of the Collier County Bar Association that has showed a dedication to the betterment of the community through either service to local charities as a board member, or volunteer, or through providing free legal support to those in need.
Nominated by Lucinda Love-Abounader, CEO of both the YMCA of South Collier and the Greater Naples YMCA, Lupo has served as a tireless member of the Board of Directors of the South Collier YMCA and dedicates countless hours in service to the South Collier/Marco Island/East Naples communities.
“This past year has absolutely been unprecedented, but Ashley never wavers with her volunteerism and commitment to YMCAs in Collier County,” stated Love-Abounader in her nomination. “She has helped our YMCA’s in Collier County survive through this pandemic by chairing our Joint Advisory Committee for the Naples and South Collier YMCAs and is leading the charge to help us utilize and maximize our resources.”
Lupo helped build the youth development center, which provides a safe place for youth after-school and summer programs, takes part in weekly volunteerism such as the bread run, and was instrumental in strategic planning to bring needed partners to help with certain Chronic Disease and mental health issues.
In her practice at Roetzel, Lupo focuses on the practical representation of planned communities, including condominiums, homeowners' associations, country clubs (bundled and 617), hotels, mixed-use and industrial condominiums, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC). She has represented hundreds of planned communities and country clubs regarding all aspects of their day-to-day operations, including compliance with Federal and Florida statutes and regulations, employment and Fair Housing Act issues, land-use issues, interaction with federal, Florida and local agencies, interpretation of governing documents, preparation of amended documents, covenant enforcement, arbitration and mediations before the Division of Florida Condominiums, contract negotiation, and other corporate governance issues.