2019 News
Adams Stirling PLC




5-29-19. Jasmine Hale, will be presenting with Attorney David Lowenthal at the CAI Channel Islands Community Faire on May 29th. Her presentation, “¿Amigo o Enemigo? How To Work With Your Local and Regional Municipalities and Government Agencies” will address how an association can work with local municipalities and government and what the association’s role is on hot button issues like smoking/marijuana, parking, trees, public sidewalks, occupancy issues and more.

5-21-19Adrian Adams, Founder and Managing Partner of ADAMS|STIRLING, is featured speaker at CAI-SD's Education Conference & Trade Show on 5-21-19.. Adrian Adams, Founder and Managing Partner of Adams|Stirling, is the featured speaker at CAI-San Diego's Education Conference & Trade Show at Westin Carlsbad in lovely and scenic Carlsbad. Adrian will be joined by Kendrah Kay, CAMEx, CCAM, CMCA®, Vice President Management Services at Powerstone Property Management to present Knock, Knock Who's There? Right of Entry. This great event offers up to 2 Continuing Education credit hours for Managers! Get more details and register here.

5-17-19. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR), Adrian Adams participated in FCAR's annual meeting. He is also on the Task Force for Aging Infrastructures and their nationwide study of the impact of unexpected infrastructure failures on community associations. Along with Tyler Berding and Robert Nordlund, Adrian Adams was recognized at CAI's National Conference for his contributions to the Foundation.

4-27-19. Nathan McGuire, Managing Partner of ADAMS|STIRLING's Northern California Offices and Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee, was joined by Alex Noland, Esq., CCAL, of Noland Law PC, to present their popular Protected Uses Under the Davis-Stirling Act session to CAI BayCen Chapter's Modesto Education Forum Day & Mini-Expo at DoubleTree by Hilton Modesto. The program, which focused not only on protected uses under the Davis-Stirling Act, but also discussed the impact of non-compliance, offered education credits to Association Managers who attended.

Senior Attorney Nancy Sidoruk and Client Relations Director, San Diego Candace Schwartz attend FirstService Residential's Vendor Fair on 4-26-19.4-26-19. Senior Attorney Nancy I. Sidoruk and Client Relations Director, San Diego Candace Schwartz attended FirstService Residential's Vendor Fair. The well-attended event was held on a lovely, sunny day at the Terramor Community Association in up-and-coming Temescal Valley.



Partner Jasmine Hale receives honor of 2018 CLAC Executive Committee Chair's Choice Award on 4-9-19.ADAMS|STIRLING Partner Jasmine Hale was stunned to receive the honor of the 2018 CLAC Executive Committee's 2018 Chair's Choice award from 2018 CLAC Executive Committee Chair, John MacDowell, Esq., of Fiore, Racobs & Powers. MacDowell chose Jasmine for her outstanding volunteer efforts in 2018. Because he was unable to present the award to Jasmine in person, he asked Louie Brown, Jr., Esq., of Kahn, Soares & Conway, LLP, CLAC's advocate/lobbyist in Sacramento, to do the honors. Click here to read Jasmine's first-person account of this momentous event.


Partners Jasmine Hale and Nathan McGuire, with Marketing Director Sue Anderson and Client Relations Director and Administrator, Northern California Melina Drazich, at Leg Day 2019 on 4-8-194-8-19. ADAMS|STIRLING Partners Nathan McGuire, CAI-California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) Chair, and Jasmine Hale, CAI Channel Islands Chapter Liaison, accompanied by Sue Anderson, Director of Marketing & Client Relations and CAI Coachella Valley Legislative Support Committee Chair, and Melina Drazich, Client Relations Director/Administrator, Northern California and California North Chapter Legislative Support Committee and CLAC Fundraising and Education Committee member, participated in CAI-CLAC’s Legislative Day in Sacramento. Every year, CAI members gather to educate legislators on current issues affecting California's 5,000 Community Associations. During this two-day event, participants attend briefing sessions with CLAC lobbyists, learn what new changes are on the horizon, and go straight to the Capitol to make their voices heard. See Partner Jasmine Hale's take on this important annual event, and volunteering on behalf of CAI.

Laurie S. Poole, Esq. and Candace Schwartz have fun raising money for Autism research in San Diego on 4-6-194-6-19. Laurie Poole, Managing Partner of ADAMS|STIRLING's Carlsbad and San Diego Offices and Candace Schwartz, Client Relations Director for San Diego, participated in the CAI Outreach Committee's 5K Race for Autism. The event included runners and walkers dressed in Super Hero attire, which made for a fun day for all involved, while raising funds for a worthy and important cause.


ADAMS|STIRLING Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams presents CAI-OC's March luncheon program, entitled 3-28-19. ADAMS|STIRLING Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams was joined by Marybeth O. Green, CMCA, AMS, Vice President of Education and Development at Seabreeze Management Company, to present CAI-OC's March luncheon program, entitled Charting the Course - Implementing New Laws with Minimum Hassle. The program, which aimed to help establish standards for implementation of new laws, covered topics such as claims of unlawful harassment by board members, residents, vendors, and managers; what we learned from the fires about maintenance, repair, and replacement; contractors possibly deemed as employees (Dynamex v. California Supreme Court), and more.

Nancy I. Sidoruk presents 3-15-19. Nancy I. Sidoruk was joined by Heather Wiltshire of Walters Management and Daniel Ryan, Esq. of McKenzie Rhody, to present You Will Survive! Tactical Strategies for Managers at the CACM Southern California Law Seminar and Expo at Disneyland Hotel, to a standing-room-only crowd.

3-14-19. Laurie S. Poole presents Laurie S. Poole spoke at the CACM  Southern California Law Seminar and Expo at Disneyland Hotel. She presented Everything You Wanted to Know about Insurance but Were Afraid to Ask with John MacDowell of Fiore, Racobs & Powers and Kimberly Lilley with Berg Insurance.


Laurie S. Poole presents a 3-8-19. Laurie Poole, Esq. spoke at the CAI Coachella Valley Chapter luncheon. She was joined by Christina Dejardin, Esq. with Delphi Law Group and Sue McClintic, Esq. with Epsten, Grinnell & Howell APC, in which they hosted an Ask the Attorneys discussion on the topics of short-term rentals, new funds transfer law, DFEH pitfalls and smoking issues.

Laurie S. Poole presents a 2-26-19. Laurie S. Poole was joined by Rachael Robenolt, CMCA, AMS, President of 360 Community Management, to present a Fair Housing Case Study at CAI Greater Inland Empire's Educational EXPO Experience at Pechanga Resort & Spa. Among other topics of interest to the 50 attendees, Laurie and Rachael discussed an association's journey through a discrimination claim brought by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, as well as establishing protocols and procedures to responding to requests for reasonable accommodations/modifications.

Partner Nathan McGuire, current Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee, presents 2-15-19. Partner Nathan McGuire, current Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee, was joined by Alexander Noland, Esq., CCAL, to present Protected Uses Under the Davis-Stirling Act at CAI-BayCen's San Francisco Education Luncheon. The program focused on a number of protected uses under the Davis-Stirling Act, including owner and resident rights to peaceful assembly in common areas, display of the U.S. flag and signs, pets, satellite dishes, renting/leasing, solar panels, electric vehicle charging stations, and family day care homes. Also discussed were effects on an association and its board of directors and management personnel for non-compliance with these protected use rights. The well-received event drew 80 attendees.

2-1-19.ADAMS|STIRLING Founder and Managing Partner Adrian Adams at DRM's annual Adrian Adams participated in Desert Resort Management's annual HOA community leadership educational symposium, How to Win at the Board Game. His topic was Legal-eeeze,which covered the impact of new laws on associations. This popular event was held at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage and was attended by over 300 board members.


1-25-19.ADAMS|STIRLING Partner and CCAL Fellow Laurie Poole at CAI's annual CCAL Fellow Laurie S. Poole was joined by CCAL Fellow Edmund Allcock in presenting Case Law Update Part II at CAI's annual National Law Seminar in New Orleans. They presented their update to a ballroom filled with HOA lawyers from around the country.

The update is one of the highlights of the conference because it covers cases from around the nation, showing trends in how courts view issues involving associations.


1-25-19. ADAMS|STIRLING Partner Jasmine Hale, CCAL on ADAMS|STIRLING Partner Jasmine Hale, CCAL was joined by Gayle Kern, Steven Sugarman, and Allen Warren on a Panel of Pundits at CAI's National Law Seminar in New Orleans.

The expert panel of attorneys discussed issues and answered questions about their legal practices. This popular session included a lively period of Questions and Answers from the audience covering a wide range of topics.


1-24-19. Adrian Adams in a panel discussion of Adrian Adams, Founder and Managing Partner of ADAMS|STIRLING PLC, was joined by Diane Houston of The Management Trust and attorney Aaron Hayes from Berding|Weil in a panel discussion of Deconstructing Management Contracts.

The program was put on by the California Association of Community Managers at their annual Law Seminar in Northern California.

Partner Laurie Poole is recognized for generosity transitioning CAI-SD Presidency1-18-19. CAI-San Diego held its annual Awards Gala in beautiful San Diego. Partner Laurie S. Poole was the surprised and pleased recipient of a special “Outgoing CAI-SD President’s Award.“ 

The award was a thank-you to Laurie from the 2018 CAI-SD President Patrick Prendiville, in recognition of her generous time and guidance assisting him during the transition. Congratulations!


1-15-19.Nathan McGuire, Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee and Managing Partner of Adams|Stirling's Northern California offices, presented Partner Nathan McGuire of ADAMS|STIRLING and Deon Stein of The Law Offices of Deon Stein presented an Annual Legal Update for the BayCen Chapter of CAI.

The presentation was held at the Stockton Golf and Country Club and discussed the new laws and recent cases impacting associations. Nathan is Chair of CAI's California Legislative Action Committee.

Alta Del Mar Coastal Collection Comm. Assn
Ashley Square HOA
Bonita Grande COA
Castle Court OA
Colfax Gardens HOA
Colina De La Costa HOA
Juniper Springs Lodge OA
Leucadia Village Association
Mandalay Shores CA
Mariners Point Comm. Assn
Merit Carson HOA
Mulberry Place HOA
Patty Lou Manor
Raintree HOA
Santa Monica Terrace
Solana Court OA
Villas Juanita HOA
Westport Village OA
Willow Gate HOA


609 Washington Avenue Assn
Roosevelt Terrace OA
The Park III COA Inc.
Del Dios HOA Inc.
Rancon Towne Village Maintenance Corp.
The Metropolitan Assn
Refugio Heights HOA
Stone Eagle Assn
Cape Concord HOA
Shadow Pines COA


Alberta Court Maintenance Assn
Beach Cliff HOA
Brookside Country Club
Carlton Plaza Inc.
Carmel Estates OA
Chaparral Assn
Dana Street Commons HOA
Davis Oaks OA
Foxwood Townhomes COA
Hizashi Associates Inc.
Illinois Arms Community Assn
Jackson Glen Commercial OA
Laurelwood at Palomares Hills Assn
Madison Park Villas OA
Marbella in Oceanside Community Assn
Mission HOA
Oakmont Village Assn
Park East III HOA
Pollard Oaks HOA
Prado HOA
Ryland Mews HOA
San Marcos Valley HOA
Sandpiper Linden HOA
Seascape III HOA
The Pleasanton Oaks COA
Trestle Beach HOA
Upland Knolls OA
West Bullard Court HOA
Woodhams Oaks OA

Ascent at Warner Center
Charleston Village
Daybreak Community Assn
Del Mar Highlands
Emerald Hills Estates
Harbor Cove
Homestead HOA
La Casa De Teresa
Laguna Village
Moulton Parkway RA #2
Mountain View
Pacific Moreno Valley
Park Vineyard
RC Spectrum Business Center
Rosewood - Los Altos
Sandpiper Drive
Sonata of Campbell
Union City Arbors
Vintage Hills
Vista Prieta
Whitehawk Ranch



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

4350 HOA
Belmont Capri
Bentley Manor
Brentridge Community
Brookshire Manor
Cantabria Maint. Corp.
Eastborne Manor
Home Center Murrietta
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

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