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12-18-17. ADAMS | STIRLING was featured in the Daily Journal, a newspaper dedicated to California's legal community.

The newspaper was interested in our niche area of the law and what was driving our unusual growth. They talked to various members of our firm as well as attorneys in other firms to get an idea of what we did and our reputation in the industry.

They were fascinated by some of the more unusual cases our firm handled, such as the accused murder Robert Durst and unauthorized pot farms. To read the article, see "Taking Up Residence."

12-3-17. Attorney Tom Quilling joined ADAMS | STIRLING. As former Deputy City Attorney for San Dimas, Tom handled matters involving the Subdivision Map Act, zoning laws, land use approvals such as general plans and zoning amendments, specific plans, conditional use permits, and variances. His private practice involved construction, environmental and real estate law related to contractors, owners, developers, public agencies, architects, and engineers.
Tom’s litigation experience includes environmental litigation, real estate land use, zoning and regulatory litigation, and class action defense. Tom represented real estate developers, cities, redevelopment agencies, and housing authorities in construction-related cases for public works contracts and construction claims management. His clients included the Walt Disney Concert Hall in the defense of a multi-million dollar construction lawsuit. He also represented the City of Los Angeles in a complex, multi-million dollar marine construction lawsuit.

11-12-17.  Attorney Jason Savlov joined ADAMS | STIRLING.

Jason is an accomplished AV rated civil litigator with a comprehensive background in real estate and business.

His experience includes transactional and litigation matters involving landslide/inverse condemnation, partition, construction defects, breach of contract, fraud, trespass, Home Equity Sales Act, mortgage and lien issues, title fraud, REOs, bankruptcies, collections and evictions.

Jason also has experience in employment law matters such as wage & hour hearings and appeals, preparing employment contracts and handbooks, and advising clients on state and federal requirements.

Jason earned his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles and earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from New York University, Stern School of Business.

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 residential, commercial and mixed-use associations.

As an undergraduate, Jeffrey attended UCLA and then Wadham College in Oxford, England, before graduating Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley with great distinction. 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.

New Statutes & Case Law


Andalusia HOA
Cambridge of Belmont HOA
Centria Homeowners Association
Chateau West Condo Assn.
Cherrywood of San Leandro HOA
Gatehouse Condo HOA (MAS-362)
Green Acres Court HOA
Lunada Terrace COA
Moreno Valley Ranch CA
Northgate Village HOA
Park Harbor HOA
Pine Creek POA
Pine Village HOA
River Street West HOA
Sandalwood Homeowners Association
Shadow Brook Swim Club
Sterling Homeowners Association
Stonecrest HOA (MAS-996)
The Cottages at Evergreen Hills OA
The Rancho Deep Cliff HOA
Trio Glen Community Association
Union Heights HOA
Villa Mar Vista Owners Association
Village North HOA
Vista Townhouses Association
Willowwood Gardens HOA

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 board members, managers and owners. Contact us for a proposal. We have ten 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.

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