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6-15-19. Nathan McGuire, Managing Partner of Adams|Stirling's Northern California Offices and Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee, participated as a faculty member at Echo Educational Community's 2019 HOA University & Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Nathan's presentation was entitled, New Laws: Overview & Implementation. Learn more here.

5-30-19. Partner Laurie S. Poole, Esq., spoke at CAI’s Orange County Symposium and Expo at the Irvine Marriott, on the topic Drip, Drip, Drip: Is the Association Responsible for Rain or Water Line Leaks and Damage? Laurie, along with Kimberly Lilley of Berg Insurance, educated attendees on the ABCs of ownership, maintenance and insurance when it comes to roofs and pipes.

5-29-19. Partner Jasmine Hale presented with Attorney David Loewenthal at the CAI Channel Islands Community Faire. Her presentation, ¿Amigo o Enemigo? How To Work With Your Local and Regional Municipalities and Government Agencies addressed how an association can work with local municipalities and government and what the association’s role is on hot button issues like smoking/marijuana, parking, trees, public sidewalks, occupancy issues and more.

5-21-19.Adrian Adams, Founder and Managing Partner of ADAMS|STIRLING, is featured speaker at CAI-SD's Education Conference & Trade Show on 5-21-19. Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams was the featured speaker at CAI-San Diego's Education Conference & Trade Show at Westin Carlsbad. Adrian was joined by Kendrah Kay, CAMEx, CCAM, CMCA® to present Knock, Knock Who's There? Right of Entry. Their session addressed when a manager can enter a unit and when they cannot. They discussed what constituted an emergency and when and how permission is given.

5-17-19. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR), Adrian Adams participated in FCAR's annual meeting. He is also on the Task Force for Aging Infrastructures and their nationwide study of the impact of unexpected infrastructure failures on community associations. Along with Tyler Berding and Robert Nordlund, Adrian Adams was recognized at CAI's National Conference for his contributions to the Foundation.

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