3-27-21. Partners Nathan McGuire and Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, presented Legislative Update - What's Happening in Law Law Land at ECHO's Saturday HOA Law Seminar. The past few years have resulted in significant legislative changes which require associations to take ACTION. This very educational event, from 8:00am - 1:30pm, featured experts from across the landscape of HOA law to get Board members and homeowners up to speed with the latest developments.
3-24-21. Attorneys Laurie S. Poole and Robert Diamond, co-chairs of CAI's College of Community Association Lawyers' (CCAL) Governing Principles Task Force, presented the live webinar, Guiding Principles: How the Right Governing Documents Can Improve Your Community, explaining how Governing Documents, if drafted properly, can reduce conflict and allow board members to respond to issues as they arise. They described how to draft new documents and amend existing ones. Attendees not only earned one credit hour toward CMCA® recertification, or AMS® or PCAM® redesignation, but gave the webinar the highest rating of EXCELLENT!
3-12-21. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, presented New California Case Law from 2:15-3:30pm on March 12 at CACM's 2021 Law Seminar & Expo. Several hundred managers and industry partners joined the virtual community management safari to reconnect with colleagues, establish new business relationships, and ensure they're prepared to tackle the industry’s wildest, most beastly challenges. This Managers-only event offered up to 12 CEUs. Oh, and many stopped by the ADAMS | STIRLING "booth" (D43) to say hello to Rob Ward, Esq. and SoCal Client Relations Director Candace Schwartz!
2-19-21. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, and Nick Melloni, Assistant Planner at City of Palm Desert, presented ADUs: They Are Here to Stay at CAI Coachella Valley's February 2021 Educational Program & Mini Trade Show. Like it or not, Accessory Dwelling Units are here to stay, and associations may not prohibit or unreasonably restrict them. This program, which focused on ADUs in the Coachella Valley and best practices for communities to embrace them, covered topics such as "Reasonable" Restrictions, Insurance, Architectural Approvals, and Parking Enforcement. This very timely virtual event drew a crowd of 40+!
2-2-21. Laurie S. Poole, Esq., CCAL, was joined by Brian Kalmenson, CIRMS, of Kirk Miller Insurance Agency, Inc., to present When — and When not — to Open an Insurance Claim, a webinar for the CAI San Diego Chapter. This session covered topics such as whether, when a homeowner's insurance company demands that the HOA open an insurance claim, the HOA has to comply. Managers and homeowners attended the don't-miss session for free.
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