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Beginning January 1, 2020, all associations must adopt new election rules to conform with changes in the law imposed by SB 323. 

Any election conducted without compliant election rules could result in voided elections, fines, and an award of attorneys' fees.

1-21-20. Nathan McGuire of ADAMS|STIRLING PLC and Deon Stein of The Law Offices of Deon R. Stein will present the Annual Legal Update for the Bay Central chapter of CAI, covering the the new laws and cases impacting associations. The program will be held at the Stockton Golf and Country Club. Please RSVP here.

1-17-20. Laurie Poole spoke to oever 500 attorneys at the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Annual Law Seminar. Community association attorneys from around the country attended Laurie's case law update. Laurie was joined by Ed Allcock of Massachusetts (current CCAL President) highlighting 2019 appellate court and Supreme Court cases throughout the country.

1-3-20. The NorCal offices of ADAMS|STIRLING, headed by partner Nathan McGuire, held their annual holiday party in the wine cellar of the Galletto Ristorante in Modesto.

12-14-19. The Los Angeles-Orange County offices of ADAMS|STIRLING, headed by Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams, held their annual holiday party at the Culina Four Seasons Restaurant in Beverly Hills.

12-13-19. The San Diego-Carlsbad-Temecula offices of ADAMS|STIRLING, headed by partner Laurie Poole, held their annual holiday party at the Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula.

New Statutes & Case Law


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Beverly Towers
East Beach
Greenstone Country
Meridian Professional Center
Rancho Bella Vista
Salem West
San Tropez
Stonegate Maintenance Assn
Vineyard OA
Wild Oak

WELCOME. We welcome our new clients and look forward to working with each of them.

Our Goal: To develop community leaders by providing consumer education, training, and legal services for commercial, mixed-use, and community associations.

Contact us for a proposal. We have eleven offices around the state. To find one close to you, see our offices.


The Davis-Stirling website is the largest of its kind in the industry, with thousands of pages of content. We are pleased to report that, in 2019, the site logged more than one million unique user sessions and over 6.5 million page views!

Adams Stirling Named a Best Place to Work in LA!For the second consecutive year, ADAMS|STIRLING was named among 2019's Best Places to Work in Los Angeles, by the Los Angeles Business Journal. This distinction is awarded to companies that meet certain benchmarks regarding benefits, diversity, satisfaction with management, their workplace, and supervision.

ADAMS|STIRLING Adams Stirling featured in CIO Bulletin's annual 30 Great Places to Work!was featured in CIO Bulletin magazine's 30 Great Places to Work 2018. The two-page spread covers the Firm's history, philosophy, and goals for the future. Read the full article here.

ADAMS|STIRLING is the home of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in community association law.

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Service Dog in the Pool Area
December 8, 2019
Must Always Be under Handler's Control

Dealing Drugs from a Unit
December 1, 2019
Start by Notifying Police

Management Banking Security
November 24, 2019
Disclosure Requirements of Affiliate Relationships, and More

Liability for Dog Attacks
November 18, 2019
Board Is Responsible for Protecting Association

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ADAMS|STIRLING raises the level of cooperative living through consumer education and training to board members who oversee, professionals who manage, and homeowners who live in community associations. We also provide legal services to associations, including corporate transactional, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation.

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