2018 News
Adams Stirling PLC


ADAMS|STIRLING Adams Stirling featured in CIO Bulletin's annual 30 Great Places to Work!was featured in CIO Bulletin magazine's 30 Great Places to Work 2018. The two-page spread covers the Firm's history, philosophy, and goals for the future. Read the full article here.

HIRING LAWYERS. Looking for a Great Place to Work? We're Hiring Lawyers!We are looking for experienced HOA and litigation attorneys for clients in the South Bay in Northern California as well as Riverside and Palm Desert. Candidates should have at least five years' experience in real estate and/or business law. We offer growth opportunities and excellent benefits. If you are interested, contact me at 800-464-2817 or by e-mail. -Adrian Adams

12-20-18. Partner Jasmine Hale conducted a training session at FirstService Residential’s new Los Angeles Office. The presentation was Adams|Stirling’s CE Credit Course, “Avoiding Litgation.”

Jasmine covered a breadth of issues such as deferred maintenance, insurance requirements and vendor contracts. Lastly, Jasmine covered best practices managers can take to ensure their Associations stay free and clear of litigation.

12-12-18. Adrian Adams hosted the 25th anniversary of Adams|Stirling's annual high-rise managers' luncheon.

This an annual event is exclusive to onsite high-rise managers, where they discuss changes in the law and their impact on their associations. The program also covers issues relevant to high-rises.

12-12-18. Avalon Management hosted a Holiday Client Appreciation Celebration for their favorite HOAs in San Diego at The Crossings Resort. Adams|Stirling Partner Laurie Poole, attorney Carrie Heieck, and Client Relations Director, San Diego Candace Schwartz were honored to represent Adams Stirling. The celebration included dining, singing and general merriment. A wonderfully festive time was had by all!

12-8-16. Adrian Adams spoke to 150 board members at an event in Los Angeles hosted by HOA Organizers, Inc. He spoke on (i) new laws affecting boards of directors, (ii) how to deal with rogue directors, and (iii) important disclosures related to litigation, escrows and other matters.

12-2-18. Stefan Herpel joined our firm's litigation team. Stefan  previously worked as a litigation partner in a large law firm where he represented corporations such as Marriott International, Ritz-Carlton, Wyndham Worldwide, and American Airlines.

As a trial attorney, Stefan handled boundary disputes, eminent domain, easements, partition actions, defamation (for national media clients), products liability, and securities fraud (class action defense).

In addition to trial court experience, Stefan argued in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Sixth Circuits, the Michigan appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court (where he briefed and argued Bennis v. Michigan).

11-28-18. ADAMS|STIRLING Client Relations Director/Administrator, Northern California, Melina Treantos (now Melina Drazich) married longtime beau Cavan Drazich in beautiful Lake Tahoe. We offer the happy couple heartiest congratulations and wish them a wonderful life together!



11-25-18. Troy Kennedy joined our Los Angeles office.

Prior to joining ADAMS|STIRLING, Troy gained valuable experience handling complex civil litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, trademark infringement, real estate disputes, intellectual property, and probate law.

11-20-18. Partners Jasmine Hale and Laurie Poole launched a "Women’s Attorney Initiative" for the firm. The Initiative was created to support the professional development of women attorneys in the firm, identify the unique challenges they face in their legal careers, promote work/life balance, and provide a network for advancing leadership opportunities in the firm as well as the legal community as a whole.

11-18-18. Alison Greiner joined our firm's Temecula Office and will work with our clients in San Diego and Inland Empire.

Alison is a 15-year attorney who brings valuable experience representing clients in corporate formation and transactions, premises liability, contracts, real estate transactions, human resource issues, workers' compensation, personal injury, litigation and dispute resolution.

11-18-18. Kathy Mills joined our firm's San Diego office.

Kathy brings extensive experience representing community associations as well as developers of condomium, single-family, highrise, mixed-use, master planned ccommunities, and condo conversions.

Much of her career has been spent advising boards of directors, amending and restating governing documents, reviewing and negotiating contracts, providing legal opinions, and litigating matters on behalf of associations.

11-11-18. ADAMS|STIRLING opened its twelfth office in historic Old Town Temecula. The office will be managed by senior attorney Nancy Sidoruk. Nancy and her team will provide legal services to the Inland Empire and Coachella Valley. Contact us for a proposal for legal counsel and board training services.

Adams Stirling Partner Jasmine Hale gives fascinating presentation on new issues facing HOA boards11-08-18. Partner Jasmine Hale, accompanied by Sean D. Allen, a partner at Roseman Law APC, did a presentation at the CAI Channel Island Central Coast Dinner Program on the new challenges HOAs are facing. From hoarding to marijuana growing and smoking, Jasmine focused on solutions for Managers and Board Members facing these issues, and the 85 attendees are now much better-equipped to deal with them!


11-01-18. ADAMS|STIRLING opened its newest office in San Diego in the prestigious Tower 591 in Mission Valley.

Our legal team in San Diego is Jamie Handrick, Carrie Heieck and Candace Schwartz, under the leadership of Partner Laurie Poole. We look forward to building more long-term relationships with clients in beautiful, vibrant San Diego.

Contact us for a proposal for legal counsel and board training services.

10-19-18. Laurie S. Poole, Esq., Managing Partner in Carlsbad/San Diego offices, will participate in mock mediation at CAI’s Legal Forum at Pechanga Resort in TemeculaLaurie S. Poole, Esq., Managing Partner in the Carlsbad/San Diego region offices,  participated in a live mock mediation session at CAI’s Legal Forum at Pechanga Resort in Temecula. The mediation involved a fictitious Community Association v. Homeowner Dispute about an architectural review committee (ARC) submission gone bad, and identified common pitfalls that plague community associations’ ARC enforcements, demonstrated typical homeowner claims and defenses, and walked through the procedural aspects of an alternative dispute resolution mediation held under the Davis-Stirling Act.

10-14-18. Attorney Dana Rosenberg joined ADAMS|STIRLING and will head the firm's Santa Barbara office.

Dana's litigation experience includes both state and federal courts involving real property disputes, fraudulent transfers, easements, use permits, environmental issues, business and contract disputes, and homeowner association disputes.

Her transactional work includes commercial and residential sales and leasing, business purchase and sales, loans and loan sales, and community association documents. Dana also has an interesting niche in equine sales and leasing, specializing in Arabian horses.

10-5-18. Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner presents Enter at your Own Risk – Issues Related to Right of Entry at CAI BayCen's Silicon Coast Education Day & Mini-Expo October 5Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams was joined by Associa Northern California's Tasha Parmelee, MBM, CMCA, CCAM-PM to present Enter at your Own Risk – Issues Related to Right of Entry

The well-attended event was held at the CAI Bay Area and Central California Chapter's Silicon Coast Education Day & Mini-Expo at The Hotel Paradox in gorgeous Santa Cruz, and garnered rave reviews as "a terrific and engaging presentation."

10-4-18. Adrian Adams and Senior Partner Hon. Lawrence Stirling packed a lot of sightseeing into their recent trip to Manhattan. 

In addition to attending private briefings on economics and finance, they managed to take in some plays and enjoy meals at Sardi’s and Tavern on the Green.

10-4-18. Cang Le, Partner and Head of Litigation, together with  Senior Attorney Nancy I. Sidoruk, provided an educational seminar to a management company in Upland. The topic was Avoiding Litigation, in which managers learned how to prevent litigation in their associations through personal injury prevention, management of maintenance issues and general tips on preventing litigation.

9-26-18.Adams Stirling Associate Tara Hicks meets with Congress in support of CHANGE act Attorney Tara Hicks met with members of Congress on Capitol Hill as an advocate for the Alzheimer’s Los Angeles, in support of the CHANGE Act (H.R. 4957/S. 2387). 

The CHANGE Act seeks to increase participation in Alzheimer’s research and provide additional programs and support for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Please join her efforts in supporting this legislation, and Send a message to your Representative.


9-23-18. Adams Stirling Turns out in Force to Support 2018 CASA Justice JogStaff and attorneys from ADAMS | STIRLING participated in the Justice Jog, a 5K/10K Run that takes place in Century City to support CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). CASA recruits, trains and supports court-appointed volunteers to advocate on behalf of children.

Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams speaks at inaugural CAI Legal Forum NorCal9-20 - 9-21-18. Two CAI Chapters, Bay Area & Central CA and Northern CA, hosted their First Annual CAI Legal Forum: NorCAL. The Forum was held at the Oakland Marriott City Center, with the theme "Harvesting Bountiful Communities." 

Adrian Adams was joined by Sandra Long, CCAM, PCAM to present Hot Litigation Topics: Litigation Trends and Steps to Reduce Risk. Managers earned up to 7 hours’ continuing education credit towards re-certification of CAI Professional Credentials (including PCAM).

Adams Stirling makes a splash in CAI-SD's Fall Community Insider magazineCheck out the Fall 2018 issue of CAI-San Diego's Community Insider magazine, featuring the article Balcony Bill Defeated (p. 8) by Partner Nathan McGuire.

You will also find photos of other Adams | Stirling folks out in full force, with Partner Laurie Poole, CCAL showing up on pages 27, 32, and 34; Senior Attorney Jamie Handrick on page 33; Attorney Carrie Heieck on page 10; Director of Marketing and Client Relations Sue Anderson on page 10; and Candace Schwartz, Client Relations Director, San Diego, on page 33!

Senior Attorney Nancy Sidoruk speaks to the importance of HOAs' CC&Rs9-15-18. Nancy I. Sidoruk, Esq. spoke at Associa’s Board Symposium held at the Wilson Creek Winery, discussing the importance of CC&Rs in associations, along with establishing and enforcement of rules. Nancy is a Senior Attorney with ADAMS | STIRLING, providing corporate counsel to associations in the Inland Empire and San Diego North County regions.


9-14-18. Adams Stirling Partner Laurie S. Poole manages the San Diego area offices and is a fellow of CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL)Laurie S. Poole, Esq., a Fellow of CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), was joined by Rachael Robenolt, owner of 360 Community Management, at CAI-San Diego's San Diego Trade Show & Educational Program, in a discussion of an association's journey through a discrimination claim brought by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. In addition, they provided education on preparing for and participating in the mediation process, as well as establishing protocols and procedures to responding to requests for reasonable accommodations/modifications. Laurie is a Partner with ADAMS | STIRLING and is the Managing Partner overseeing the San Diego/Carlsbad region. The event was held at the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton in Mission Valley.

 Adams Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire to present Marijuana in CIDs at 32nd annual conference9-7-18. Partner Nathan McGuire presented Marijuana in CIDs at Levy, Erlanger & Company's 32nd Annual Community Association Managers & Board Members Conference & Tradeshow, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville. In addition to helping attendees understand Federal and California law regarding smoking and marijuana issues in CIDs, highlights of Nathan's presentation included adopting and enforcing restrictions regarding growing, smoking, and production of marijuana and marijuana products; adopting and enforcing restrictions regarding cigarette smoke; and dealing with owner expectations, complaints, and claims.

9-6-18. Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams to present short-term rentals at 6th annual conferenceAdrian Adams spoke at the 6th Annual Community Association Management Company Owners Conference put on by Levy, Erlanger & Company. The conference theme was "Increasing the bottom line and reducing risk."

In Airbnb and Rental Issues, Adrian covered recent developments affecting short-term rentals and the impact on associations. The event was held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608.

8-17-18.  Adrian Adams, a board member for the Los Angeles chapter of the Community Associations Institute, participated in an all-day strategic planning session for the chapter. Directors set goals for the growth of the chapter.

8-1-18. ADAMS|STIRLING was named a 2018 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Best Places to Work is a survey managed by Best Companies Group to determine the best employers in the Los Angeles area.

This distinction is awarded to companies whose employees, having been extensively surveyed, have deemed their employers to meet certain benchmarks in terms of benefits, diversity, satisfaction with management, their workplace, and supervision.

7-20-18. Dynamic Adams Stirling Partner Cang Le to teach CID law courseCang Le, together with Dea Franck, of Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC, taught CAI’s California Common Interest Development (CID) Law Course at CAI-CV's Classroom in Palm Desert, approved by the California Department of Real Estate to satisfy the law course requirement for California manager certification. This is the most comprehensive legal course available for professionals managing community associations, including managers, board members and professionals who provide services to associations. Participants were provided with a broad review of California and Federal laws affecting community associations, including the Business and Professions Code, Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, Davis-Stirling Act, and the California Corporations Code.

7-12-18. Jasmine Hale and Sean Kargari, RS, Senior Project Manager, Association Reserves, presented Tight Budgets, Tough Choices at The Management Emporium, Inc.'s invitation-only lunch and learn in Glendale.

Adams Stirling Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams at CAI National 2018 with fellow CAI-GLAC members6-29-18. Adrian Adams attended the National CAI Conference in Washington, D.C., where he was snapped enjoying a fine Italian dinner with other CAI-GLAC members at the Conference close. Click here to read CAI-GLAC's recap of the Conference in its July/August Focus magazine.

6-28-18. Partner Laurie S. Poole spoke at the North County Bar Association, Real Estate Section, MCLE Lunch Session. Her program title was Common Interest Developments – Dispute Resolution. Laurie discussed the high cost of unresolved conflicts in homeowners associations, and the role Internal Dispute Resolution and Alternative Dispute Resolution play in resolving conflict.

6-19-18. CAI-CLAC scored a major victory on SB 721. Senator Hill agreed to amend his bill in the Assembly Business and Professions Committee to delete Section 2 of the bill, which pertains to Common Interest Developments. With that amendment, the amended bill passed on a unanimous vote to apply to  apartment complexes only, thanks to the efforts of CAI-CLAC members throughout California, including ADAMS | STIRLING's own Nathan McGuire, Esq., CLAC Vice Chair and upcoming Chair, Executive Committee; Jasmine Hale, Esq., CLAC Channel Islands Committee Liaison; and Legislative Support Committee members Sue Anderson and Melina Treantos.

6-15-18. HIRING LAWYERS. We are looking for experienced HOA and litigation attorneys for clients in the South Bay in Northern California as well as Riverside and Palm Desert.  Candidates should have at least five years' experience working with community associations. 

We offer growth opportunities and excellent benefits. If you are interested, contact me at 800-464-2817 or by e-mail. -Adrian Adams

6-15-18. Adams Stirling Partner Cang Le and Client Relations Director Sue Anderson teach soft skills course at CAI-CVCang Le, Esq., head of litigation for ADAMS | STIRLING and Sue Anderson, Director of Marketing spoke at the CAI Coachella Valley Chapter’s Manager on the Run program on Friday, June 15 in Palm Desert.  The topic was “Soft Skills – How they affect job performance and career growth.” 

"Thank You BOTH – great presentation and well done. You made a 4:00 pm meeting on a Friday entertaining and interesting. Greatly Appreciated." -Jon R.

6-7-18.Dynamic Adams Stirling Partner Cang Le holds an SRO crowd at rapt attention Cang Le, partner and head of litigation at Adams Stirling PLC, spoke at the CAI-GRIE Educational Expo on June 7 at Pechanga Resort & Spa in Temecula.  

The standing room-only class featured the topic Dealing with Conflict at Your Association: IDR/ADR and had about 70 attendees.


6-5-18. Senior Attorney Nancy Sidoruk joins Adams Stirling's San Diego-area offices Senior attorney Nancy Sidoruk joined ADAMS | STIRLING. Nancy is a seasoned community association attorney who serves as general counsel to residential, mixed-use, and commercial common interest developments. 

Nancy will work with partners Cang Le and Laurie Poole representing community associations throughout the Inland Empire. 

Northern California Super Lawyer and Adams Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire6-4-18. Adams | Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire, with Kristin Amarillas, Associa Northern California, held a fun and interactive board webinar on the subject of marijuana and common area smoking and what HOAs can do about it. 

Attendees learned rules and procedures, asked questions and engaged the speakers on best practices.

5-1-18.Experienced HOA attorney Jamie Handrick joins Adams Stirling's San Diego team Attorney Jamie Handrick joined ADAMS | STIRLING. Jamie has practiced for 17 years, with the past 12 years specializing in HOA law, representing community associations throughout San Diego County. She has extensive experience in construction litigation, enforcement of governing documents, civil litigation, collections, and fair housing compliance. Jamie makes a great addition to our team, working with Laurie Poole and Carrie Heieck in the San Diego region.

5-1-18. Candace Schwartz joins Adams Stirling's San Diego team Candace Schwartz joined ADAMS | STIRLING. Candace is an experienced marketing and client relations manager who is an active member of San Diego's CAI Education Committee as well as CACM. Candace works out of our San Diego offices, covering all of San Diego County and parts of the Inland Empire.


5-15-18.Adams Stirling Senior Attorney Reggie Schubert with DA Monte Bennett A crowd of 86 attended the presentation Homelessness-Can the Police Really Help?, by ADAMS | STIRLING Senior Attorney Reggie Schubert and Deputy District Attorney Monte Bennett, at CAI BayCen Chapter's Stockton Education Luncheon & Mini Expo.


Adams Stirling Partner Laurie Poole explains why your HOA bylaws need periodic updating5-7-18. Laurie Poole, ADAMS | STIRLING Partner, joined John Kalas, CEO of Castle Breckenridge Property Management, to explain the value of amending and updating HOA governing documents (bylaws) to stay current with changing legal requirements. See this very informative podcast in its entirety.

Adams Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire with Doreen Tejada, CMCA at Marijuana in CIDs presentation4-28-18. ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Nathan McGuire was joined by Doreen Tejada, CMCA®, Associa Northern California at CAI BayCen's first-ever Modesto Education Day & Mini-Expo. 

They presented Marijuana in Common Interest Developments to a crowd of 30 managers. The program was well received by the attendees.


Adams Stirling Partner Laurie Poole is featured first on page in Community News for San Diego Attorney magazine4-26-19. ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Laurie Poole was featured in the Community News section of Attorney Journal, San Diego, Volume 177 magazine. Her avid fan base has sent many congratulatory emails as a result!


4-19-18.Managing Partner and Firm Founder Adrian Adams Adrian Adams was selected to serve on the national Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR) Board of Directors. In addition to conducting research projects, the Foundation publishes Best Practices Reports for community associations, salary surveys with up-to-date compensation data on the community association industry, Fact Books about the industry in all 50 states, and homeowner satisfaction surveys.

4-19-18.Managing Partner and Firm Founder Adrian Adams Adrian Adams joined Nancy Scull (Sheppard Mullin), Michael Klein (Klein & Weisz) and Garrett Newland (Macerich Co.) on a panel at the Real Property Law Retreat put on by the State Bar (now the California Lawyers Association). The panel discussed the shifting needs of residential common interest developments, mixed-use developments, shopping complexes and commercial condominiums, and their impact on CC&Rs.

Attorney Alex Sohal presents to CAI BayCen Education Luncheon4-17-18. ADAMS | STIRLING Attorney Alex Sohal joined Tracy Dale, CMCA, AMS to present How to Best Utilize Your Manager and Attorney - They Are not the Same! at CAI BayCen Chapter's Stockton Education Luncheon to a packed house at the beautiful Stockton Golf and Country Club. Topics included What HOA Managers can and cannot do (or say); When to call in the big guns, or better yet, your HOA Attorney; and While it may seem like a good idea and no doubt less expensive, your manager is not your attorney. Alex's presentation was so successful, the Education Committee asked him to join the Committee!

Adams Stirling Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL and Deon Stein deliver a well-received education session to the California Legislative Action Committee Legislative Day in Sacramento4-8-18. ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL and Deon R. Stein, Esq., of The Law Offices of Deon R. Stein delivered an informative presentation at the education session of the California Legislative Action Committee Legislative Day at the Capitol in Sacramento. Their presentation provided a breakdown of the scheduled events and various steps a bill goes through before it becomes a law, a favorite topic for both new and returning attendees at this annual conference.

Adams Stirling Partner and Super Lawyer Nathan McGuire packs the house at Omni Community Management's Annual Board Member Summit4-7-18. ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Nathan McGuire and Deon R. Stein, Esq., of The Law Offices of Deon R. Stein presented Case Law Update 2018 to Omni Community Management's Annual Board Member Summit.

More than 100 Board members were registered, with 40 business partners exhibiting.


Managing Partner and Firm Founder Adrian Adams3-23-18. Adrian Adams and Kelly Richardson taught a course on CID Law to 55 managers and board members at CAI-San Diego. 

They covered Legal Foundations – Sources of Law;  Creation and Alteration of Common Interest Developments; Types of CIDs; Powers Of CIDs; Governing Documents; Boards of Directors; and Membership Meetings.

Client Relations Director Melina Treantos Wins Scholarship3-22-18. ADAMS | STIRLING's Client Relations Director/Administrator for Northern California, Melina Treantos, received a $2000 scholarship from the Golden Gate Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators for the 2018 Region West ALA Conference October 18-20th in Austin, TX.

Congratulations, Melina!


Adams Stirling Partner Laurie Poole and Rochelle Ceballos, CCAM have some fun with a serious topic at CACM Expo 20183-15-18. ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Laurie Poole and Rochelle Ceballos, CCAM with Action Property Management, Inc. presented the topic Navigating the New California Marijuana Law and other Smoking Issues Affecting Your Communities at CACM's Legal Expo in Anaheim. The session addressed how community associations could draft and enforce rules and regulations concerning smoking, as well as how legalization of marijuana impacts associations' need to accommodate homeowners with disabilities.

 3-4-18. New Adams Stirling Partner Laurie Poole is a member of the CCAL Board of GovernorsLaurie S. Poole, CCAL joined ADAMS|STIRLING as our newest Partner. Ms. Poole brings 25 years of experience as an attorney in the HOA industry.

CCAL Fellow. Laurie is a fellow of the Community Association Institute’s prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) and was recently elected to its Board of Governors.

Case Law. Laurie is also a member of CCAL’s Amicus Review Committee and devotes time to shaping the laws governing California’s community associations. Laurie has already had a significant impact in our courts of appeal. Ms. Poole was appellate counsel in Quail Lakes v. Kozina (2012), trial and appellate counsel in Mission Shores v. Phiel (2008), and trial counsel in Fourth La Costa v. Seith (2008). Through her efforts, nine appellate decisions have become published case law in California.

Legal Practice. Laurie has extensive experience representing common interest developments, including master planned communities, large condominium projects, mixed-use, and high-rise developments. The majority of her practice involves interpreting and amending governing documents, advising boards on compliance matters, addressing governance and insurance issues, and enforcement of governing documents.

Education. Laurie graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a double major in English and Sociology. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.

3-3-18.Senior Attorney Wayne Louvier helps CAI give back in Orange County Wayne Louvier joined dozens of CAI volunteers at the Orange County Food Bank in Garden Grove to box over 2000 food packages for delivery to seniors in surrounding communities.

Wayne noted, “It was a great opportunity to give back to the communities where we work and live and help seniors in a meaningful way. I met some old acquaintances and made some new ones. The commitment of the CAI volunteers was fantastic. Working with everyone on the packaging lines was great fun.”

2-21-18. Adams Stirling Associate Aaron Schwarzkopf has article published in CAI-LA's Focus MagazineAaron Schwarzkopf's article on "Recordkeeping: Are You Meeting Retention Requirements?" was printed in Focus Magazine.

Focus is published by the Los Angeles chapter of the Community Associations Institute.


2-15-18. Adams Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire named a Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers MagazineCongratulations to Nathan McGuire for being selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2018 Northern California Rising Star. The honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in the practice of law.

Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Northern California receive this distinction.


 2-14-18. Adams Stirling's Founder and Managing Partner Adrian AdamsAdrian Adams and Brandon Grosh (PMP Management) spoke to an overflow crowd at CAI's Educational Luncheon. They spoke on "No Trespassing! When Can Managers/Directors Enter a Unit?"

Topics also included: what is an association's role when it comes to process serves and restraining orders, and how can associations protect themselves against potential liability?

2-1-18. Leading HOA Attorney and Adams Stirling Partner Jasmine Hale ADAMS | STIRLING Partner Jasmine Hale was joined by Roseman & Associates' Sean Allen to present the program, Dealing with Difficult People: Strategies for Responding to Hoarding Disorders and Hostile Environments, at the 39th Annual Community Association Law Seminar in La Quinta, California. Five percent of the population suffers from hoarding disorder, and Community Associations will face greater numbers of these cases as the American population ages. The 2016 changes to the Fair Housing Act have added complexities to dealing with these issues. In this 5-star rated session, attendees learned about the laws related to both topics, explored the psychological elements associated with these issues, and gained strategies and recommendations on how best to respond to these problems.

And as if her reputation weren't stellar enough already, Jasmine was named CAI Channel Islands Chapter's Volunteer of the Year at its January 12th red-carpet gala, held at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. Jasmine serves as the liaison between the Channel Islands chapter and California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC). CLAC is the largest advocacy organization in America dedicated to monitoring legislation, educating elected state lawmakers, and protecting the interests of those living in homeowners associations in California.


2230 Pacific Ave Assn
6800 La Jolla Scenic Drive OA
Camino Park Condo HOA
Casa De Mauro HOA
De Los Amigo OA
Edward St. George
Evans Point HOA
Halcyon Community Assn
Mariner's Reef Condo OA
Meadow Villas HOA
Oak Hill OA
Oceana Golf Club, Inc.
Rockwood Estates OA
Seascape Shores Management Corp.
Shadow Hills Condo OA
Shadow Hills of Santa Barbara Master Assn
Shadow Hills Single Family Lots OA
Shadowridge Greens
Somerset House on Malcolm COA
Stadium West Business Assn
The Lakes Homeowners Assn of Visalia
Tulare Hill Townhouses Assn

4350 HOA
Belmont Capri
Bentley Manor
Brentridge Community
Brookshire Manor
Cantabria Maint. Corp.
Eastborne Manor
Home Center Murrietta
Knickerbocker HOA
L.C. Association
La Florentine at Renaissance
Las Gaviotas
Laterra Community
Legends at Lake Almaden
Meadows Homes
Mission Palms
Ocean Park Imperial
Palmilla Community
R.B. Trails HOA
Rancho Ynecita
Riderwood Gardens
Seahill Townhomes
Sundance Lake
Summit at Mountain View

1230 East Ocean
Arcamino West
Avi Aharoni
Bluffs Maintenance Corp.
Bristol Shores
Chapman Commons
Color Me Sold
Copper Sky
Deauville COA
Del Monte Village
Fifth Street Funding
Forest Hills Estates
Hoffman Terraces
Lakeview Sunnymead
Lincoln Village 1
Lincoln Village 5
Loire Valley
Montebello Business Center
Oak Creek
Pacifica II
Park Balboa
Rancho Carlsbad
Rye Canyon Industrial Center
San Simeon COA
Venetian Maint Corp.
University Canyon East
Valwood COA
Venture Commerce Center
Vieux Carre
Villa Vicenza
Watabun USA

Avon Gardens Inc.
Black Canyon Ranch
Casa De Franklin
Country Club Villas
Desert Rose
East 17 Townhouse
Las Colinas Road and Water
Park Place Fremont
Sierra Dawn North

2115 Third Street OA
460 Palm Community Assn
Agave & Saguaro @ Windingwalk
Alamo Business Park Inc.
Chateau Condominiums
Coronado Sherwood
Diamond Ridge
Dos Pueblos
Four Seasons at Bakersfield
High Meadow Terrace
Hillsborough Community Assn
Loma Vista Estates
Marina Park
Montelena at Indian Wells
Northgate Owners Assn
Olive Hill Estates
Redondo Pacific Towers
Riders Crossing HOA
Second Avenue Building Assn
Shaw Lopez Park
Sierra Vista HOA
Stonemark at Golden Hill
Twin Pines HOA
Valencia Canyon HOA
Waterscape HOA
Westwood Properties

1018 Fourth Street OA
410 Sheridan Avenue OA
Alcala de Rancho Santa Fe
Bel Air West
Belsera Community Assn
Brittan Royale
Candlewood HOA
Chimney Pointe HOA
Circle R HOA No.1
Columbia Point OA
Concord 1 HOA
Continental Terrace Assn
Haciendas de la Playa OA
Horizon OA
Lakeview Pines
Las Casitas OA
Los Meganos
Mediterranean Square
Montecito Avocado Ranch
Muse OA
New Tradition HOA
Pacific Villa
Panorama at Lake San Marcos
Parkside Condominiums
Sun City Civic Assn
Teatro HOA
Terrace Green 1
University Canyon West
Venezia Maintenance Corp.
Vista Del Mar
Yerba Buena Villas

Beacon Lofts
Brentmark Arms
Casa Carmela South
Chateau Marquis
Hill Investment Company
La Jolla Hideaway
Lemoore Country Club Villas HOA
Los Feliz HOA
Mortenson Industrial Park
Oak Park Village
Quail Creek
Sea Colony - Point Loma
Subec Lane
Sun Villas
The Hayes Residential
The Knolls
The Lofts @ 777 6th Avenue
The Windsor Townhomes
Toulouse Commons 
Trails Maintenance Corp.
Village by the Sea
Vista Palomar
Willow Bay
Woodland Heights
Yorba Meadowood


1426 Taylor Street
Adobe Falls
Alpine Oaks
Avocado Village
Bernardo Pines
Camellia Park
Canyon South Homes No. 1
Cardiff Cove
Casa de Rio Vista
Cedar Terrace
Corner Park Townhouses
Countrywood Park Homes
Friendly Valley Rec Assn
Grossmont Village
Heights at Carmel Valley
Indian Ridge
Lake Merced Hill Recreation
Lakeridge Park
Las Brisas
Llewellyn Shores
Madison Plaza
Meridian Arroyo Seco
Mini Park HOA
Oak Creek Meadows
Park River Oaks Estates
Park View Condo Assn
Paseo De Morage
Pointe Lakeview
Quaint Villa Assn
Ridgemark Home Assn
Ridgemont at Skyline
Rincon IV Townhomes
Rose Villas
Rose Villas II
San Lorenza
San Vicente Country Villas II
San Vicente Country Villas IV
San Vicente Country Villas West
Spring Hill
Sterling Square at Civic Park
The Lauriedale HOA
Tresor at the Almaden Winery Assn
Tu Casa HOA
Vista Pacifica
Vista Vasquez
Windward Community
Woodacre Village
Woodside Manor

Almaden Walk Corp (MAS-216)
Cardiff Park
Chico Oaks
Fountain Brook
Heritage Palm
Hyde Park Villas
La Contessa
Lakeside 84
Mansion Park
MarBrisa Maintenance Corp.
Mast HOA
Nine Fourteen Lincoln Blvd
Pilgrim Creek Estates
Ryland Collections
Saint Francis Court
Sandpiper Homeowners Assn
Sea Turf
Shore Tower
Sunnyside Court
The Promontory at Scripps Lake
The Ranch at Jamestown
Tierra Del Sol at Bernardo Heights
Via Moraga
Via Verde Heatherglen
Vista Grande
Vista Hills Estates
Weeping Creek
Willow Glen Estate

Alpine Peaks
Altamira Unit No 4
Blackford Villas
Buckingham Terrace
Camino Gables
Cherrydale Commons
Costa Brava at Rancho Niguel
Espana Oaks
Gold Springs West
Heritage Landing
Holmes Estates
Jackson North HOA (MAS-991)
Lincoln Village
Meridian Bay
Mission Vista
Pacific Ranch
Placer Oaks
Rancho Tehama
Seaview Estates
Sherman Way Park
Shore Del Mar II
Thurber Lane Park
Twin Pine
Union Avenue
Villa Palmera
Villagio at River Oaks

Aptos Vineyards
Carriage Hills
Cherry Glen
Country Club Heights
Creekside of Pacifica
Cupertino Waterfall
Cypress Landing Community
Estates at Canyon Crest Riverside
Magnolia Court
Maybelle II
Orchard Farms
River Village
Riverview of Capitola
SAI Investments
San Tomas Estates Condo
Sandpiper Owners
Seabright Villa
Saratoga Maintenance
Stone Harbor - Bridgeport
The Oaks Community
Townhomes at Colony I
Vista Verde Estates
Windsor Lochs

Andalusia HOA
Cambridge of Belmont
Centria Homeowners Association
Chateau West
Cherrywood of San Leandro
Cottages at Evergreen Hills
Gatehouse Condo HOA (MAS-362)
Green Acres Court
Lunada Terrace
Moreno Valley Ranch
Northgate Village
Park Harbor
Pine Creek
Pine Village
Rancho Deep Cliff
River Street West
Shadow Brook Swim Club
Sterling Homeowners Association
Stonecrest HOA (MAS-996)
Trio Glen Community
Union Heights
Villa Mar Vista
Village North
Vista Townhouses
Willowwood Gardens

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