7-28-21. Senior Attorney Rob Ward sits down with Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL in this new 6-minute HOA Bulletin to discuss what the tragic collapse of The Champlain Towers in Florida means for Boards in California. Rob uses his 20+ years of construction defect litigation experience to shed light on how, among other things, long-deferred maintenance contributed to the disaster.
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? Click here to view the recording of this terrific discussion!
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.
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