JOAN LEWIS-HEARD, ESQ. is a Senior Associate at SwedelsonGottlieb. She started practicing law in 1986 and has litigated all types of civil cases including employment law, real estate, personal injury, and business litigation matters. Having represented and defended everything from Fortune 500 corporations to start-up “mom & pop” businesses, Joan has gained a wealth of knowledge enabling her to assist any community Association of any size in litigation of nearly every type of matter that may arise in community associations. Evidence of Joan’s expertise is ample in her writings, found on SwedelsonGottlieb’s HOA Law Blog, and her numerous successful trial “wins”.