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6-09-23. Co-Managing Partner Adrian Adams along with Ricardo Lara will be the keynote speakers at the 2023 CAI-GLAC Community Expo. The in person event will be taking place on Friday June 9 at Hilton Universal. For registration, please click here.

05-23-23. Partner Melissa Ward  and Laura Ravazza presented “Bias in Our Communities:  Strategies for Recognizing, Managing & Eliminating Bias” for the CAI BayCen Stockton Luncheon.

05-22-23. Co-Managing Partner Laurie Poole and Partner Jamie Handrick presented one of our CAMICB approved seminars "Water Intrusion & Insurance" to the Southern California offices of The Management Trust via Zoom.

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Courtyards at Mission Valley
La Jolla Racquet Club
Oak Tree at Bear Creek
Sunset Time Master
Sunset Time Residences
The Montego Oceanside
Tract 28164

4-28-23.  Attorney Karen St. Onge and John Rivera of CM2 hosted a Virtual Kahoot for Loot fundraiser with all proceeds going to help CAI-CLAC’s legislative advocacy efforts.

4-11-23. Partner Melissa Ward contributed an article to the Echo Journal for March 2023 titled "Mental Heath Challenges in a Post-Covid World."  The article can be viewed here.

4-1-23. Partner Jason Savlov authored an article titled “What to Consider for Community Association Security” in the April, 2023 HOA Living Magazine for CAI-Coachella Valley. You can read his Article here.


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Adams Stirling Central Coast Office CENTRAL COAST
1241 Johnson Avenue
Suite 205
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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2566 Overland Avenue
Suite 730
Los Angeles 90064
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29970 Technology Dr.
Suite 105E
Murrieta 92563
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2000 East 4th Street
Suite 350
Santa Ana 92705
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3415 Brookside Road
Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95219
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77-564A Country Club
Suite 150
Palm Desert, 92211
Adams Stirling Sacramento office SACRAMENTO
428 "J" Street
Fourth Floor
Sacramento 95814
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591 Camino de la Reina
Suite 920
San Diego 92108
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One Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco 94104
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2033 Gateway Place
Suite 500
San Jose 95110


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Misuse of Funds and Embezzlement
April 13,2023
Association hosted events. Common or misuse of funds?

Senior Discount on Dues
February 25, 2023
Are they allowed, and what are the boards obligations?

Important Ruling on Censuring Directors
January 7, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on boards rights.

Dues Increase Without A Vote
January 2, 2023
Is it allowed and under what circumstances?

Replacing Mailboxes Without Vote
December 11, 2022
Maintenance or upgrade, should reserve funds be used?

Reversing Prior Board Decisions
November 21, 2022
Possible risks and how to manage them.

Pandemic Emergency Ends
November 17, 2022
How to continue virtual and hybrid meetings.

New Laws for 2023
October 10,2022
New laws for 2023 to pay attention to.

Ratting Out Neighbors
September 2, 2022
What's legal, and what's good practice?

Posting Meeting Notices
August 20,2022
Posting requirements, according to the Civil Code.

Front Yard Gardens
July 24, 2022
Are limitations allowed, and what is the HOAs role?

Cost of EV Charging Stations
July 10, 2022
Costs associated with EV charging stations, who is responsible?

HOA Debt Collection
June 21, 2022
Are HOAs required to get licensed to collect delinquent assessments?

Executive Committees
April 28, 2022
What, exactly, is an Executive Committee?

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