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     2017 NEWS & EVENTS


4-20-17. Jasmine Hale, together with Sean Kargari of Association Reserves, Inc., presented to the managers at Beven & Brock Property Management in Pasadena on the topic of Ignoring Your Reserve Study.

4-19-17. Adrian Adams spoke at the Greater Los Angeles CAI Chapter Educational Luncheon on the topic of Short-Term Rentals (STRs).

He was joined by attorney Brian Moreno of Swedelson Gottlieb. They addressed 170 managers and board members on pressure on HOAs to allow STRs, problems with rentals, how to legally restrict them, and how to enforce those restrictions.

3-29-17. Cang Le spoke to 45 managers at the 2nd Annual Manager Bootcamp put on by Powerstone Property Management. The program, Dealing with Difficult Personalities — Taming the Tigers, was held at DoubleTree by Hilton at the Irvine Spectrum, and also featured Cynthia Cattern, PCAM, CCAM, Powerstone's Director of Community Relations. Read one attendee's unsolicited review of the program here.

3-29-17. Maureen Davidson, Business Development  for ADAMS STIRLING in Los Angeles, wrote an article on pending legislation.

Published in CAI's Focus Magazine, the article is entitled SB 2 Building Homes & Jobs Act.

Jasmine Hale joined attorney Bill Dunlevy to co-present at the CAI Channel Islands Spring Community Faire on FHA Compliance and Governing Document Enforcement.
3-17-17. Jasmine Hale joined Lori Albert, CAMEx, CCAM to co-present at the CACM Southern California Law Seminar in Anaheim on The Mysteries of HR Management.

3-12-17. Melina Treantos, CMCA® joined ADAMS | STIRLING as Client Relations Director for our Northern California offices.

Melina has over a decade of experience in multiple areas of the common interest development industry.

Her expertise includes escrow processing, association accounting, new community forward planning and client relations.

3-10-17. Adrian Adams joined Jeffrey French of Green Bryant & French, and Peggy Redmon, of the Law Office of Peggy Redmon, as guest panelists at CAI-CV’s Ask the Attorney program at Sun City Palm Desert.

The program addressed issues of Errant Board Members, Illegal Use of Units, Medical Marijuana, Drones, and Disciplinary Hearings, among other timely topics.

The luncheon was held at the Sun City Palm Desert club house.

Coachella Valley Community Association Institute's Quorum Magazine published an article in its February 2017 issue about Sue Anderson, who handles business development for the Inland Empire region for Adams Stirling.

The article highlights Sue's role as the 2017 Chair for the Valley's new Legislative Support Committee and the impact they are having on CLAC.

2-12-17. Attorney Joseph "Joe" Hudack joined ADAMS | STIRLING.

In addition to a Juris Doctorate degree from Western State College of Law (magna cum laude), Joe has more than 25 years experience in corporate and commercial real estate.

His experience includes handling transactional real estate matters for companies such as Fluor, Walmart, and Dial. His responsibilities included drafting, negotiating, executing and closing acquisitions, sales, leases, subleases, and lease terminations. He also owned and operated a development company and was a national real estate consultant for companies such as Home Depot, Newell Rubbermaid, and Viad Corp.

Joe's certifications and licenses include:

    • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
    • MCR (Master of Corporate Real Estate)
    • Licensed Real Estate Broker
    • Former licensed Contractor and Real Estate Appraiser

Joe works out of our offices in the Inland Empire and serves as corporate and litigation counsel to associations throughout California. Joe is an impressive addition to the firm. To write him a note, see his contact information.

Erica Greathouse joined ADAMS | STIRLING as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to joining our firm, Erica spent 25 years overseeing implementation of technology for other law firms.

For fourteen of those years, Erica served as Director of Information Technology for Cox, Castle & Nicholson, a California law firm that's one of the nation's largest specializing in real estate.

As CTO, Erica will work with our Technology Committee to improve our firm's legal services through technology.

Among other things, Erica will develop and oversee our eDiscovery procedures, telecom operations, video conferencing, social media policies, and risk management. Erica is an exciting addition to the team.
2-7-17. Adrian Adams spoke at the 6th Annual Desert Resort Management Education Symposium. He briefed attendees on new statutes and case law for 2017 and how they affected associations and their boards.

The Symposium was held at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.

1-31-17. Jasmine Hale was nominated for two awards from the CAI Channel Islands chapter, including the 2016 Diane Doria Volunteer of the Year and the 2016 Committee of the Year.

1-27-17. Jasmine Hale co-presented at the 2017 CACM Northern California law conference for Taking the Mystery Out of Human Resource Management and the Employee Relationship.

1-26-17. Nathan McGuire joined ADAMS | STIRLING as Managing Partner of our San Francisco, Sacramento and Stockton offices. He and his team will handle the Firm's growing base of Northern California clients.

"Nate" McGuire has been named Super Lawyer Magazine's "California Rising Star" for the last 5 years running and is the recipient of an AV Preeminent Peer Review designation from Martindale-Hubbell, which signifies the highest level of excellence.

In addition to extensive experience as general counsel to common interest developments, Nathan has broad experience in real estate subdivision development, purchase and sale agreements, escrow issues, restrictive covenants, easements, deeds, and other issues affecting real property.

Nate is an active member of the Community Associations Institute and the Building Industry Association and a frequent author and speaker on community association topics. He is also a delegate to the California Legislative Action Committee and serves on the Executive Committee as Vice Chair.

Nathan graduated with distinction from St. Mary’s College with a BA in English and Philosophy. He earned his Juris Doctor from U.C. Davis School of Law.

You can reach Nathan at: [email protected].

1-8-17. Marianne Pick has been nominated for an Orange County Excellence in Community (OCEC) award from CAI - Orange County!

Marianne handles business development for the Orange County and San Diego regions for Adams Stirling.

1-1-17. CAI's Connect Magazine published an article by Cang Le highlighting the new case laws for 2017 affecting community associations in California.

One of the most important is the Palm Springs v. Parth case, related to a board member's fiduciary duty to properly investigate matters before making a decision.

12407 Moorpark Street
944 9th St. Condominium HOA
Alta Lofts HOA
Beacon RCA
Borden Villa COA
Cathedral Hill Tower Condo Assn. Inc.
College Medical Plaza II OA
Encino Oaks HOA
Essex House Marina Del Rey HOA
Highland Villas Community Association
Manhattan Pointe HOA
Northside Village OA
Oceana South, Unit No. 2, OA
Park West Homes Assn No. 1
Parkside Green HOA
Parkway Gardens Association
Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park
Sierra Vista Condo Assn.
The Rivers Community OA
Town and Country Business Plaza Association
Villa Borgata Maintenance Corp.

400 Condo OA Inc.
Beverly Hills Towne House HOA
Brookside Terrace
Cape Cottage OA
Copper Creek HOA
Crosscroads Commerce Center
Lifestyle Solutions Holdings, LLC
MacArthur Ind. Park
Park West Homes
Reflections COA
Sean Pathiratne
The Lakes Master Assn.

Fremont Times Square
Knott-Lampson HOA
Canyon Heights COA
Alegre and Aldea at Paseo
Peppertree Unit II HOA
Sunset Gardens HOA
Tesoro at La Sierra HOA
Ocean Front Estates HOA
The Summit OA
Mission West Assn., Inc.


Mount La Jolla Assn.
Palm Lake OA
Niguel Beach Terrace CA
Sonoma County Mission Oaks
El Rio Mobile Home Park
Cambridge Park Assn.
Pine Forest Place HOA
Sherwood Estates HOA

The Millennium Tower
Trails at Eastvale
El Rancho Loma Serena
Colony Park OA
Ridge View Villas Maint. Corp.
Cedar Lodge OA
Images HOA
Village Parks at Bernard St.
Sunflower Townhomes
Hillcrest Vista at Country Manor
Iris Landing HOA
Tiara Imperial Apts. Assn.
Fairfield River Oaks
Mission Homes at Montclair
Val Vista HOA
Park Villas COA
Sunset Colony HOA

Villa La Verne HOA
Ocean Terrace COA
Mutual of Omaha Bank
Woodward Lake Lakefront OA
Tract 4700 (aka Park Place)
Edgewater at Green Valley
Villa Constance South
Nuevo Ranch, Inc.
Courtside Manor HOA

Silver Sands HOA
Redlands Village HOA
The Trees Garden HOA
Greenhills Master Assn.
Franklin Towers
M-24 Ranch Association
4139 Cahuenga Townhomes
Oaks North Mgmt. Corp. 3
The Retreat Community Assn.
Villa Di Napoli HOA
Mira La Paz HOA
Carlyle Tower CA
Rosalena OA
Leland Chateau HOA
Port Oceano HOA
Foothill Village Townhouses

Hidden Valley Lake Assn.
Villagewalk HOA
Los Feliz Estates
Reo Terrace Owners Assn.
Avenida Prosser HOA
Colonial Square HOA
Mill Valley Meadows HOA
Crescent Plaza HOA
970 Palm HOA
Bayside Court HOA
Ponderosa Temple COA

Quail Hill CA
Lake Van Ness HOA
South Shores Racquet Club
Park Lido HOA
The Gregory HOA
Melrose Way
Virginia Gardens
The Crosby Est at Rancho SF
Sea Court HOA
Indian Palms CC #3
California Stonegate
Summerbreeze TH HOA
Ocean Pointe Comm. Assn.
Toluca Hills Apt. Corp.

Cahuenga Gardens Project
Medea Valley Estates HOA
Victoria Falls HOA
Bonita Village HOA
Chestnut Villas HOA
Hillbrook HOA
Island Village HOA
Arroyo Grande-Bayview
La Quinta Capistrano
2120 Hill Street

Encino Condo Assn.
Lake Country Villas HOA
Via Isla HOA
Van Owen & Forbes HOA

Palisair HOA
Upland Hills Country Club
Warner West COA
Expressway Business Park OA
El Encanto HOA
Ocean Plaza Assn.
Larrabee HOA
Stonecreek HOA
La Cantera HOA
Rancho Paso Robles HOA
El Capitan HOA
Canyon Oaks HOA
Sunrise Ridge HOA

We offer a full range of legal services for commercial, condominium, planned unit, and mixed-use common interest developments throughout California.
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