7-27-21. Adrian Adams participated in a panel discussion of collapse of the condominium highrise in Florida, joined by Robert Nordlund, PE, RS of Association Reserves; Tim Cline, CIRMS® of Cline Agency Insurance Brokers; and Kevin Davis, CIRMS® of Kevin Davis Insurance Services. The two webinars, held at 11:00 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m., drew ~900 participants. During the Q&A, people were most interested in the legal and insurance issues, such as, What potential liability does everyone face related to maintenance and underfunded reserves? and Will insurance protect boards for failures in these areas? Watch this space — we'll post a link to the recording when it's available!
7-20-21. Adrian Adams participated in a podcast with insurance specialist Tim Cline and construction specialist Dennis Brooks put on by The HOA Show. The topic was the Florida Condo Collapse and Liability Concerns.
7-19-21. Attorneys Nathan McGuire and Megan Hall report on new Cal-OSHA COVID requirements for HOA employees. This 6-minute Video Bulletin can be viewed here: Cal-OSHA COVID requirements.
8-20-21. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, with Jeffrey E. Kaman, Esq., presents Hot Legal Topics to CAI's 2021 Annual Conference and Exposition: CommunityNOW in Las Vegas, NV. Laurie's session explores current legal trends facing community associations and what managers, board members, and attorneys need to know to help their community association clients navigate sensitive topics. This year's conference activities take place both in person, in the newly-opened 300,000-square-foot Caesars Forum conference center, and virtually, from August 18-20. View the entire schedule here, and click here to register!
7-14-21. Senior Attorneys Wayne Louvier and Jennie V. Park previewed SB 326 (aka the "Balcony Bill") at Angelo Termite Certification Academy Class entitled, Do You Know the Condition of Your Properties?, with an emphasis on knowing your liability and the condition of your property to get inspection-ready. The complimentary luncheon event for OC Managers and board members, held at Coto De Caza Golf & Racquet Club, had a turnout of more than 50 attendees and featured live music and door prizes! Attendees also earned 1 CEU from CAMICB/CAI.
Congratulations to Managing Partners Adrian Adams and Nathan McGuire, who were both selected as Super Lawyers for 2021. The honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5% of attorneys in California receive this distinction.
6-29-21. Partner Nathan McGuire participated in The Manor Association’s Board Member Financial Workshop, hosted by Kristin Amarillas, CMCA®, AMS, PCAM® and CEO Brian Campisi. The program had tremendous attendance from more than 100 board member registrants.
6-26-21. Partner Nathan McGuire, joined by an esteemed panel of other attorneys, presented ECHO’s 2021 Davis-Stirling Act Overview & Ask the Attorneys Q&A event, which covered the entire Davis-Stirling Act in chronological order by Chapter in a program of approximately three hours' duration.
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