Adams Stirling PLC


10-22-17. Attorney Jeffrey Barnett joined ADAMS | STIRLING as a Partner. Mr. Barnett is a well-respected attorney with extensive experience as general and litigation counsel to associations throughout San Francisco's Bay Area and the Central Coast.

He brings with him a staffed office in Los Gatos where he provides legal services to approximately 300 residential, commercial and mixed-use associations.

Jeffrey has a rich academic background. As an undergraduate, he attended UCLA and then Wadham College in Oxford England before graduating from UC Berkeley with great distinction and Phi Beta Kappa. He then earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Santa Clara School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude and served on Law Review.

HIRING. We are hiring attorneys in our rapidly growing Northern California offices. Candidates should have at least five years' transactional and/or litigation experience.

We value legal analysis, business writing, and people skills. We offer growth opportunities and excellent benefits. If you are interested, contact me at 800-464-2817 or by email. -Adrian Adams

9-12-17. Jane Blasingham, Carrie Heick and Sue Anderson hosted a legal update luncheon in Carlsbad.  Sue reviewed several Assembly and Senate bills introduced in 2017 and how they will impact community associations.  Jane discussed reasonable accommodation requests under State and Federal Law, as well as new laws enacted this year, such as Civ. Code Sec. 4775 (maintenance responsibilities) and Civ. Code Sec. 4041 (homeowner contact information).

8-30-17. ADAMS | STIRLING is pleased to announce that Jasmine Hale has been inducted into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). 

As a member of the College, Jasmine joins a prestigious group of CAI member attorneys who have distinguished themselves through contributions to community association law.

New Statutes & Case Law


Alma Del Pueblo OA
Avila at Hacienda OA
Bixby Gardens OA
Calle Ryan HOA
Casa La Familia HOA
Frank McGill
Maple Towers Condo
One West Bluff HOA
Westwood Duets HOA
Woodlands COA

WELCOME. We welcome our new clients and look forward to working with each of them. (See our list of new clients for 2017.)

OUR GOAL is to develop community leaders by providing consumer education, training, and legal services for board members, managers and owners. Contact us for a proposal.

Offices. We have nine offices around the state. To find one close to you, see our offices.


PRESS RELEASE: The 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco retained  Adrian Adams, founder of ADAMS | STIRLING along with Lawrence Stirling, the former Assemblyman who authored the law that governs California's community associations. Partner Jasmine Hale rounds out the legal team.

Leading the construction defect litigation is nationally renowned trial lawyer Daniel Petrocelli and partner Vision Winter with O'Melveny & Myers. The litigation team filed a $200 million lawsuit against the developers for the sinking and tilting of Millennium Tower.

Who We Represent


Saving Management Company Emails
October 15, 2017
Should You Preserve the Email Record -- and How?

Prohibiting Pot
September 24, 2017
Your Association Can Ban All Smoking

Searching Coolers for Alcohol
September 10, 2017
Protect Your Members from Injury
   (and Your Board from Liability)

Frivolous Plaintiffs
September 3, 2017
ADR is required, NOT optional!

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