3-11/12-21. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, presents New California Case Law from 2:15-3:30pm on 3‑12 at CACM's 2021 Law Seminar & Expo. Join more than a thousand managers and industry partners on a virtual community management safari to reconnect with colleagues, establish new business relationships, and ensure you're prepared to tackle the industry’s wildest, most beastly challenges. Register here to attend this Managers-only event and earn up to 12 CEUs. Oh, and while you're there, be sure to stop by the ADAMS | STIRLING "booth" (D43) to say hello to Rob Ward, Esq. and SoCal Client Relations Director Candace Schwartz!
CALL TO ACTION!
2-22-21. This week, the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a bill that creates a Homeowner Assistance Fund to help the one in 10 homeowners unable to make mortgage and related payments as a direct result of the COVID-19 national emergency. This targeted, needs-based assistance for your neighbors and your community is vital to stop preventable foreclosures. Please click here to let your Congress member know you support targeted, needs-based assistance to help your community association neighbors keep their homes.
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.
1-27-21. Nancy I. Sidoruk completed a 2-year term of service on CAI’s National Case Law Update Team. Last year, their team analyzed nearly 300 cases nationwide involving community associations. Summaries are published in CAI’s Case Law Database, with key decisions presented at CCAL’s Law Seminar on January 26-27. Lawyers nationwide use the summaries for analytical guidance on case law trends.
1-25-21. Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, 2021 CCAL President-Elect, moderated an exclusive meet and greet, as CAI introduced the Women in Community Association Law Forum at CCAL's 2021 Community Association Virtual Law Seminar being held January 25-29. This networking event aimed to establish and facilitate connections between women attorneys specializing in the practice of common interest community law. The forum offered a place to exchange best practices, discuss industry developments and opportunities, and gain different perspectives. The inaugural forum shone the spotlight on amazing women in community association law, and generated great conversation and tremendous feedback. It's not too late to register to attend the rest of the event!
NEW CLIENTS IN JANUARY
Artisan Square HOA
Corral de Tierra Villas & Club HOA
Crown Chateau Condominium
La Bonne Vie HOA
Lake Pillsbury POA
Palos Verdes Homes Assn
Pine Mountain Lake Assn
Sheridan Commons HOA
The Tiffany Towers Assn
Third Street East, Inc.
Tract No. 3784 Assn
Walnut Woods HOA