Commissioner Mark Bogen was elected to represent residents living in Broward County’s District 2, which includes the cities of Coconut Creek, Margate and portions of Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach and Coral Springs.
“I am so grateful to everyone who put their trust in me, voted for me and helped make this a reality,” said Bogen, when he was sworn in to office inJanuary 2015.
Since taking office, Commissioner Bogen has made significant progress, tackling complex issues such as the creation of precedent setting regulations to fairly govern emerging companies such as Uber. He stood ground on behalf of residents and successfully brokered an agreement to limit and change Monarch Hill landfill disposal operations in Coconut Creek. He has also allocated funds to bring economic development programs to Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Coconut Creek, Margate and Coral Springs.
Every voter in Broward County who votes by absentee mail-in ballot will see that a stamp is no longer necessary as postage is now pre-paid, an idea that Commissioner Bogen brought to fruition.
Commissioner Bogen has been practicing law for 30 years and as the managing partner of the Bogen Law Group which focuses the representation of condominium and homeowner associations big and small. He is also well known for his legal expertise in a variety of securities, consumer and anti-trust class actions lawsuits.
Mark Bogen was a former Special Assistant to the State Attorney’s office, an adjunct professor of business law at Florida Atlantic University, and authored a book “What Every Condo Owner Should Know.” He is a respected columnist, subject matter expert and frequent speaker at association board and unit owner meetings informing them on the new laws and answering legal questions.
EDUCATION:B.S. University of Illinois, 1980J.D. Loyola School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1983
BAR ADMISSIONS:Illinois – 1983Florida – 1990U.S. District Court Northern District of FloridaU.S. District Court Middle District of FloridaU.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
Areas of Practice:Condominium and Homeowner Association LawCivil LitigationClass Action
Legal Membership:American Bar AssociationPalm Beach County Bar AssociationBroward County Bar AssociationDade County Bar AssociationJacksonville Bar AssociationInternational Bar Association
NON-LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS:U.S. Navy League