5-28-20. Adrian Adams participated in a webinar panel put on by the CAI California North Chapter. The program, Ask the Attorney Panel - Covid 19, was moderated by Jennifer Richardson (Johnson Ranch Management, and also included attorneys Allison Anderson (Angius & Terry), Darren Bevan (Baydaline & Jacobsen), Roger Grant (Fenton Grant).
5-27-20. Adrian Adams participated in a webinar panel discussion with Dea Franck (Epsten APC) and Dan Parlow (Knighten & Parlow) put on by Associa Desert Resort Management. The program, Best Practices & Best in Show, combined legal issues regarding best practices for boards of directors with a fun Best-in-Show pet contest to help support a local nonprofit, Animal Samaritans.
5-15-20. Attorney Alex Sohal and Partner Nathan McGuire participated in CAI BayCen Chapter's virtual program entitled Everyone's Favorite — Free Legal Advice! They addressed a variety of topics, and answered questions from managers.
5-12-20. Adrian Adams joined reserve fund expert Robert Nordlund (Association Reserves) to address how boards can use their reserves to preserve cash. The webinar discussion, which drew more than 600 attendees, included deferral of maintenance, reallocation of contributions, and borrowing funds in the midst of a pandemic.
4-30-20. Nathan McGuire participated in a "Chapter Chat" for CAI California North. He was joined by Jasmine Hale as they spoke on how best to handle association Contracts & Assessments in a Pandemic.
4-22-20. Adrian Adams, joined by Gary Porter, CPA, Regina Korossy, MBA, and Steve Tinnelly, spoke on the topic The Global Financial Crisis. The panel discussed the financial crisis, collections and foreclosures, potential relief for associations from the SBA, and options boards have at their disposal.
4-6-20. Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, spoke at CACM’s first live, online 2-hour educational webinar, New Case Law Online. Laurie covered new case law and how it impacts both the jobs of community association managers and the operation of associations throughout California. Topics included maintenance, repair and replacement issues, elections, enforcement, fair housing and more.
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3-24-20 Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, spoke on Coronavirus and Community Associations in a webinar presented by CAI and the College of Community Association Lawyers. Laurie's co-presenter was CCAL Fellow Brendan Bunn from the law firm of Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn P.C. in Fairfax, Virginia. Together, they covered meetings, common areas/facilities, assessments, construction/repairs and quarantines. To see the seminar, go to YouTube.
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