1-27-20. We are looking for attorneys for our Los Angeles office. Candidates should have at least five years' experience.
We offer growth opportunities and excellent benefits. If you are interested, contact me at 800-464-2817 or by email. -Adrian Adams
NEW ELECTION RULES REQUIRED
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.
2-6-20. Adrian Adams was joined in a panel discussion by attorney Jeff Beaumont of Beaumont Tashjian and First Service manager Dawn Suskin at the 2020 CACM Law Seminar and Expo in Santa Clara, California. The topic "Barefoot in the Clubhouse" covered alcohol-related issues, vaping & marijuana, and potential problems with political rallies in the common areas.
2-5-20. Adrian Adams spoke to the Wilshire Corridor Board President's Council in Los Angeles, an organization of highrise Presidents and onsite General Managers.
His topic dealt with the various laws and challenges faced by boards and managers in addressing the harassment of employees, board members and employees from other employees and non-employees. Adrian addressed the actions boards can and should take to address such issues.
1-21-20. Nathan McGuire and Deon Stein presented the Annual Legal Update for the Bay Central chapter of CAI, covering the new laws and cases impacting associations.
The program, held at the Stockton Golf and Country Club, drew 102 enthusiastic members.
1-17-20. Partner Laurie Poole spoke to over 500 attorneys at the CCAL (College of Community Association Lawyers) 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.
New Statutes & Case Law