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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

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.

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Cherry Village
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Country View Homes
Cove at California Bayside
Crocker Ranch North
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Hyde Park at Northgate
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Maple Villas
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Northridge Village Homes
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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.


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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.

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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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