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Tom Skiba, CAI National CEO, Tim Flanagan, Laurie Poole, Sue Hawks-McClintic, Carissa Mace, CAI San Diego Executive Director, Jessica Towles, CAI National 2022 President 5-6-22. Partner and current CCAL President Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, together with CAI San Diego Executive Director Carissa Mace, accepted the CAI National 2022 Conference's Membership Engagement Award on behalf of CAI San Diego, which won for its HOA Academy education program. The HOA Academy program teaches homeowner volunteer leaders five key industry subjects: Legal, Maintenance, Bidding and Contracting, Reserves, Finances, and Insurance. Laurie was a co-coordinator of the inaugural HOA Academy. CAI National CEO Tom Skiba and CAI President Jessica Towles also presented the award to fellow HOA Academy coordinators Tim Flanagan and Sue Hawks-McClintic.

Partner Melissa Ward presents a diligent look toward the future of associations in light of the Champlain Towers tragedy, to CAI-BayCen on 202205105-10-22. CAI BayCen has held a series of deep dives into the most important issues raised by the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida last summer, providing specific and practical advice for properly identifying, assessing, and remediating building deterioration. Partner Melissa Ward, joined by Dawn Bauman, CAI Governments & Public Affairs, and Clifford Treese of Association Data, Inc., presented virtual Session IV, a diligent look toward the future of associations in light of the Champlain Towers tragedy. They also recapped Sessions I to III. The well-attended session also provided great information on insurance concerns and legislative trends going forward.

Attorney Troy Kennedy appears as special guest for Angelo Termite's educational workshop, All about SB 326 (4-20-22. Attorney Troy Kennedy was the special guest for Angelo Termite's educational workshop, All about SB 326 ("Balcony Bill"). The hybrid (in-person and virtual) workshop will cover the minimum requirements of SB 326 for HOAs, the penalties for non-compliance, and knowing the current condition of your properties as well as what structural damage you may already have.  The event had a great turnout, a mix of virtual and in-person attendees, attendees earned 1 CEU from CAMICB/CAI toward CMCA, board members were welcome, and nine prizes were awarded!

3-31-22. ADAMS|STIRLING Partners Welcome New Partner Melissa Ward!We are pleased to announce that attorney Melissa Ward joined ADAMS|STIRLING. Melissa is a 30-year attorney with over a decade of experience advising boards of large community associations. Melissa joins our firm as a Partner and will work with Nathan McGuire, CCAL leading our Northern California team with emphasis on clients in the San Francisco Bay Area.

3-22-22. Jamie Handrick joined ADAMS|STIRLING in 2018 and has been made a Partner 20220322ADAMS|STIRLING's Partners are pleased to announce that Jamie Handrick has been made a Partner in the Firm. Jamie joined the Firm in 2018 and has been an enormous asset ever since. She has served on the CAI San Diego Legislative Support Committee since 2018, has spoken at many industry events, and has a stellar reputation in the industry. Congratulations, Jamie!

ADAMS|STIRLING Partner and current CCAL President, Laurie S. Poole, CCAL is interviewed in recognition of Women’s History Month3-16-22. In recognition of Women’s History Month, ADAMS|STIRLING Partner and current CCAL President, Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, was recently asked about her goals as CCAL President, her involvement with CAI, earning respect, and what it means to be a woman in a leadership role. Read the full interview to learn more about this very accomplished woman's journey and her goals for the organizations she serves.

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CondoSafetyCvrThumb400px_2060938.jpgFollowing the collapse of Champlain Towers in Surfside, FL, CAI convened three task forces to help communities avoid this type of devastation. CAI’s Report provides recommendations on reserve funding, building maintenance, and structural integrity.

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With ten offices throughout California, we counsel boards on how best to address problems. See a short video on our legal services.

Visit our library of animated 2-MINUTE VIDEOS. 2-Minute HOA Videos by Adams StirlingThey provide an easy introduction to subjects such as adopting rules, preparing budgets, worker's compensation, governing documents, borrowing from reserves, fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, and much more. 

Contact usAB 3182 Rent Restriction Requirements to amend your governing documents to comply with the new rent restrictions required by statute. Failure to amend your documents could result in large penalties.

Use Election Timeline Calculator by Adams Stirlingour Election Timeline Calculator for scheduling elections with dates and instructions for each key point in the election cycle. You can find additional election information and procedures in our Election Menu.

All HOA Election Rules required by SB 323associations must adopt new Election Rules to conform to SB 323. Elections conducted without compliant rules could result in voided elections, fines, and an award of attorneys' fees. We prepare them at an affordable fixed fee.

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