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Partner Nathan McGuire admitted as Fellow of CCAL11-29. ADAMS | STIRLING is proud to announce that Partner Nathan McGuire has been admitted as a Fellow to CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). As a Fellow of the College, Nathan joins a prestigious group of CAI member attorneys who have distinguished themselves through contributions to community association law, and committed themselves to high standards of ethical conduct. Join us in congratulating Nathan on this remarkable achievement!

Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams presents Get Updated on Common Legal Issues and the New 2022 Laws to HOA Organizers Inc.'s 9th Annual ABCs of HOAs 20211211event12-11. Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams will present Get Updated on Common Legal Issues and the New 2022 Laws to HOA Organizers Inc.'s 9th Annual ABCs of HOAs event. This educational virtual event for board members promises to be not only an opportunity to learn from 14 industry experts, but a lot of fun as well! The event features a raffle, with a top prize valued at $250, plus games with prizes such as gift cards. Zoom link will be provided to registrants only, and you must be present to win, so click here to reserve your spot now.

Partner Nathan McGuire presents CAI-CNC's annual Legal Update11-18. Partner Nathan McGuire participated on a panel of Community Association attorneys at CAI CA North Chapter's educational program, Annual Legal Update, to help make sense of the new laws and cases that impact associations. Darren Bevan (Baydaline & Jacobsen LLP) and Wendy Benner (AWT Construction) moderated.

Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL and Attorney Megan Hall present Legislative Update to ECHO's 2021 Legislative Session in Review virtual event11-13. Attorney Megan Hall joined Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL to present a Legislative Update at ECHO's 2021 Legislative Session in Review 4-hour virtual educational seminar. The program, at nearly 100 attendees, drew an astonishing 82% of registrants, with lots of questions and discussion.

Managers and Directors! Orange County attorneys, Wayne Louvier and Jennie Park, wish to express their gratitude to the managers, directors and others who attended their discussion groups in 2021 on current topics of interest to community associations. It was your participation that made them such a success! The discussions were lively and informative for all concerned. Stay tuned for further discussion groups in 2022.

10-28. Senior Attorney Jennie Park presents Virtual Free Legal Advice to CAI Orange County Chapter Roundtable eventSenior Attorney Jennie V. Park joined a distinguished panel of attorneys providing Virtual Free Legal Advice to CAI Orange County Chapter's Roundtable event. It was a lively session, where attendees peppered the experts with questions about pending or new legislation, issues and hot topics in our industry.

Adrian Adams, Nathan McGuire, and Laurie Poole sit down with The GB Group, Inc. in Episode 50 of GB Group's HOA — It's A True Story Podcast to discuss working with specialty or unique types of HOAs.10-20. Adrian Adams, ADAMS|STIRLING Founder and Managing Partner, Nathan McGuire, Managing Partner, Northern California offices, and Laurie Poole, Managing Partner San Diego, Inland Empire and Desert offices, sat down with Regan Brown, Lauren Caliz and Megan Hupe of The GB Group, Inc. in Episode 50 of GB Group's HOA – It's A True Story Podcast. Adrian, Nathan, and Laurie discussed working with specialty or unique types of HOAs.

10-25. Subscribe to the Entire HOA Bulletin Series on Adams Stirling's YouTube ChannelPartner Nathan McGuire sat down with ADAMS|STIRLING attorneys to discuss bills newly signed into law. Senior Attorney Jamie Handrick examined SB 391, which codifies permission for video meetings during some types of emergencies, and highlights some ways AB 1101 strengthens fraud prevention protection and clarifies terminology from its predecessor, AB 2912. Attorney Alison Greiner outlined how AB 468 clarifies for HOAs some issues surrounding emotional support animals. Senior Attorney Reggie Schubert explained what associations need to do to comply with AB 611, and discusses SB 9's applicability to common-interest developments. Attorney Alex Sohal looked at how SB 432 does (and does not) remedy problems for Director Elections introduced by SB 323, and provides a synopsis of AB 502's requirements for election by acclamation. Alex rounds things out by summarizing how AB 1466 provides for modifying otherwise illegal restrictive covenants, as well as how SB 607 modifies 2020's SB 326. Watch for more videos as Nathan works his way through all the new bills affecting our industry!

Adams Stirling Welcomes New Clients
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766 Harrison Street OA
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Diamond Creek
Glen Heights HOA, Inc.
Jennywood HOA
Oak Terrace HOA of Scotts Valley
Seal Beach Mutual No. Five
Shepherd's Trail Community Assn
Sovereign Park Estates CoOp Apts, Inc.
Sumner Hill HOA
Tampico Community Assn
Tara Village HOA
Tennessee Pointe HOA
Vista Del Plaza HOA
Vista Monterey HOA
Willmore Condo Assn


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Contact usAB 3182 Rent Restriction Requirements to amend your governing documents to comply with the new Rent Restrictions required by AB 3182. 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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