Adams Stirling PLC


HIRING. We are hiring attorneys in our rapidly growing Northern California, Orange County, Riverside, and Los Angeles offices. Candidates should have at least five years' transactional and/or litigation experience.

We value legal analysis, business writing, and people skills. We offer growth opportunities and excellent benefits. If you are interested, contact me at 800-464-2817 or by email. -Adrian Adams

10-5-17. Adrian Adams and Robert Nordlund, PE, RS, team up to discuss Tight Budgets, Tough Choices at Beven & Brock's free HOA Board Seminar & Vendor Expo. Click here to learn more.

9-16-17. Adrian Adams spoke at Equity Management's annual seminar. The seminar for board members provided information from a variety of speakers on legislative trends, reserves, gang violence, drought survival, and coping with "wild" legal problems. It was held at the Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula.

9-15-17. Adrian Adams spoke at the CAI Bay Area and Central California Chapter's Annual Education Conference and Mini-Expo, at the San Ramon Marriott, on the topic Airbnb® Hell — the growing problem of short-term vacation rentals (STRs), and what managers and boards can do to address the problems they create for HOAs. Topics included: pressure on boards to allow STRs; problems and legal risks; how to restrict STRs; and enforcement mechanisms.

9-12-17. Jane Blasingham, Carrie Heick and Sue Anderson of ADAMS | STIRLING hosted a legal update luncheon in Carlsbad.  Sue reviewed several Assembly and Senate bills introduced in 2017 and how they will impact community associations.  Jane discussed reasonable accommodation requests under State and Federal Law as well as new laws enacted this year such as Civ. Code Sec. 4775 (maintenance responsibilities) and Civ. Code Sec. 4041 (homeowner contact information).

8-30-17. ADAMS | STIRLING is pleased to announce that Jasmine Hale has been inducted into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). 

As a member of the College, Jasmine joins a prestigious group of CAI member attorneys who have distinguished themselves through contributions to community association law.

New Statutes & Case Law


833 Ocean Ave HOA
Cantada Community Association
Crowley Lake Mutual Water Company
Fourth Walnut Creek Mutual
Lake Village Community Association
Montclair Patio HOA
Parkview Condo HOA
Pear Tree HOA
Riverside Acres Association
South Cove Community Association
Terraza-Placentia CO
The Versailles HOA
Truckee Hidden Meadows Association
Village Square Association
Warm Spring Knolls HOA

WELCOME. We welcome our new clients and look forward to working with each of them. (See our list of new clients for 2017.)

OUR GOAL is to develop community leaders by providing consumer education, training, and legal services for board members, managers and owners. Contact us for a proposal.

Offices. We have nine 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.

Who We Represent


Searching Coolers for Alcohol
September 10, 2017
Protect Your Members from Injury
   (and Your Board from Liability)

Frivolous Plaintiffs
September 3, 2017
ADR is required, NOT optional!

Election Rules Risen from the Files
August 21, 2017
Your HOA must have election rules.

Cable TV Contracts
August 6, 2017
Expert help can save your HOA!

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