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Sept/Oct. Managers and Directors! Please join our Orange County attorneys, Wayne Louvier and Jennie Park, for informative, casual discussions about topics that concern you. Complimentary lunch is included for those attending in person. Space is limited, so sign up soon.
Sept. 29 – Harassment
Oct. 13 – Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications
Oct. 27 - Nuisances

10-15. Attorney Alex Sohal presents Nuisances and Annoyances - When and How to Address Them to this year's virtual CAI Legal Forum, California CommunitiesJoin Attorney Alex Sohal as he presents Nuisances and Annoyances - When and How to Address Them to this year's virtual CAI Legal Forum, California Communities. Alex will help homeowner leaders and managers understand when an association is required to get involved in board-homeowner conflicts, and provide strategies needed to resolve issues before they escalate. Click here to learn more, and be sure to register by 9-17 to get a discounted rate!

10-13. 20211013 Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, presents Handling the Haters - Tackling Harassment and Defamation in Community Associations to CAI Legal ForumThis year's virtual CAI Legal Forum theme, California Communities features multiple concurrent sessions that provide critical updates on important legal requirements that impact how you work and key legal developments that impact where you live. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, on a panel with Kendrah Kay, CAMEx, CMCA® and Robert M. DeNichilo, CCAL, will present Handling the Haters - Tackling Harassment and Defamation in Community Associations. In this interactive panel discussion, managers and boards will learn what they can do about owners who say whatever they like because they believe there are no consequences for their actions. Click here to learn more, and be sure to register by 9-17 to get a discounted rate!

9-23. Senior Attorney Robert Ward will be joined by Jonathan Brothers, Principal Acoustic Consultant at Eilar Associates, Inc. to present Do You Hear what I Hear? to CAI San Diego's first in-person event of the year, its Mini Trade Show & Luncheon, on the Bayside Terrace at beautiful San Diego Mission Bay Resort. This terrific presentation covers issues such as typical noise complaints, standards and testing methods for noise, and recommendations for conflict resolution. Click here for the event flyer and be sure to register early for what's sure to be a sold-out event!

9-15. Adams|Stirling Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL is an instructor for the Maintenance, Contracts and Bidding session of CAI-San Diego HOA AcademyPartner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, was an instructor for the Maintenance, Contracts and Bidding session of CAI-San Diego’s newest educational opportunity – the first annual HOA Academy. Designed for homeowner volunteers of any level experience, the complimentary four-week virtual course, which began 9-8, teaches the fundamentals of five key areas of community association governance: legal, reserves, finance, insurance and maintenance, contracts and bidding. Participants are invited to enroll in the two remaining classes!

Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL receives 2020 Author of the Year Volunteer Award from 2020 CAI President Ursula Burgess and 2021 President of CAI Board of Trustees James H. Dodson IV, CMCA, AMS, LSM, PCAM8-20-21. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL received the 2020 Author of the Year Volunteer Award from Community Associations Institute (CAI) at this year's CAI National Conference in Las Vegas. The award recognized Laurie work on CCAL's publication, Guiding Principles for Community Association Governing Documents - A Resource for Lawyers.

8-26-21. Wayne Louvier and Jennie V. Park present All about SB 326 at Angelo Termite Certification Academy Part 2 on 20210826Partner Wayne Louvier and Senior Attorney Jennie V. Park presented Part 2 of Angelo Termite Certification Academy's All about SB 326, aka Balcony Bill. At this complimentary virtual event, they discussed the legal requirements of SB 326 (Civil Code §5551) for HOAs, and the related issues of maintaining adequate reserves and assessments.

Adams Stirling Welcomes New Clients
Vallejo Riverview Estates
Gibson Station Townhouses
3910 At the Beach
Pixley Arms
255-259 Clara Street HOA
Aventine at Sweetwater Springs
St. Paul's Commons
Parker/MLK Condominiums
Gramercy on the Park
Bixby Manor


On The Board? If you are on the board and your association needs help with legal issues, contact us for a proposal. With 10 offices throughout California, we represent associations of all kinds throughout the state and counsel boards on how best to address problems. See a short video on legal services.

2-MINUTE2-Minute HOA Videos by Adams Stirling VIDEOS
Worker's Comp Ins.
Why HOAs Exist
Preparing Budgets
Adopting Rules
Governing Docs
Emergency Meetings
Virtual Meetings
Four Kinds of CIDs
Fiduciary Duties
Origin of Condo Laws
Conflicts of Interest
Reserve Borrowing

Contact usAB 3182 Rent Restriction Requirements to amend your governing documents to comply with the new Rent Restrictions required by AB 3182. Failure to amend your documents could result in large penalties.

Use Election Timeline Calculator by Adams Stirlingour Election Timeline Calculator for scheduling elections with dates and instructions for each key point in the election cycle. You can find additional election information and procedures in our Election Menu.

All HOA Election Rules required by SB 323associations must adopt new Election Rules to conform to SB 323. Elections conducted without compliant rules could result in voided elections, fines, and an award of attorneys' fees. We prepare them at an affordable fixed fee.

Contact us for a proposal. We have ten offices around the state.

Adams Stirling Central Coast Office CENTRAL COAST
1241 Johnson Avenue
Suite 205
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Adams Stirling Greater LA Corporate Office LOS ANGELES
2566 Overland Avenue
Suite 730
Los Angeles 90064
Adams Stirling Orange County office ORANGE COUNTY
2000 East 4th Street
Suite 350
Santa Ana 92705
Adams Stirling Northern California office NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
3415 Brookside Road
Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95219
Adams Stirling Palm Desert Office PALM DESERT
77-564A Country Club
Suite 150
Palm Desert, 92211
Adams Stirling Sacramento office SACRAMENTO
770 "L" Street
Suite 950
Sacramento 95814
Adams Stirling San Diego office SAN DIEGO
591 Camino de la Reina
Suite 920
San Diego 92108
Adams Stirling San Francisco office SAN FRANCISCO
One Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco 94104
Adams Stirling San Jose office SAN JOSE
2033 Gateway Place
Suite 500
San Jose 95110
Adams Stirling Temecula office TEMECULA
41911 5th Street
Suite 302
Temecula 92590


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September 18, 2021
Fire Insurance Has Become a Major Expense
    for California Associations

How to Avoid another Disaster
July 23, 2021
Webinar Guides HOAs
    How NOT to Wind up Like Surfside

Deferred Maintenance and No Reserves
July 11, 2021
Proper Reserve Funding Is not Optional;
    It Should Be Mandatory

Ripples from Champlain Towers
July 8, 2021
The Tragedy Compounds — 
    Is Your Association at Risk, too?

Surfside Condominium Collapse
July 6, 2021
A Cautionary Tale about Poor Governance
    and Insufficient Reserves

New Mask Mandate
June 17, 2021
To Mask or not to Mask? That Is the Question

Reopening without Tiers
June 16, 2021
Announcing a New Educational Tool
    for Associations!

Reopening Facilities
June 13, 2021
Boards Should Consult Counsel re Liability Waivers

Pool Covers, Pet Restrictions, & Electric Vehicles
June 6, 2021
Full State Reopening just Days Away!

Corporation Elected to the Board
May 23, 2021
Associations Are People, too

More Good Consumer Legislation
May 16, 2021
Marjorie Murray's Organization Continues to
    Oppose Consumer-Oriented Legislation

Insuring HOA Finances AB 1101
May 9, 2021
Support for Common-Sense Legislation

Legislation to Split Lots
May 2, 2021
Associations Could Suddenly
    Become Much More Crowded

Backyard Sign Abuts Neighbor
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