2020 News
Adams Stirling PLC



11-3-20. Partner Laurie S. Poole, Esq., CCAL and Alex Sohal, Esq. will speak at ECHO’s Livestream Event, The Road to New Rental Restrictions from 1:00 ‑ 2:30pm. The Educational Community for Homeowners (ECHO) is a nonprofit membership corporation dedicated to assisting California homeowners' associations, providing assistance through education to homeowners' associations in areas like finances, legal issues, insurance, maintenance, and management. On January 1, 2021, new laws take effect that may require associations to take action. Laurie and Alex will explore new rental restrictions, as well as other common leasing provisions, in this webinar. Click here to register!
10-13-20. Dr. Lucy Jones (US Geological Survey and CalTech Seismologist), Glenn Pomeroy (CEO, California Earthquake Authority) and Adrian Adams discussed the impact of the next major California earthquake on community associations.
The program, California Shakin', is approved for 1.5 CE credits for managers and was presented from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

9-25 and 9-26-20. Partners Nathan McGuire, Esq., current Chair of CLAC, and Laurie S. Poole, Esq., CCAL, spoke at the 2020 ECHO HOA University and Expo, a two-day, virtual event dedicated to current topics facing the HOA industry. This highly educational event was attended by HOA board members, interested homeowners and community managers. Nathan participated in the Legislative Update on September 25, and Laurie spoke at the Ask the Attorney session on September 26.

9-25-20. Partner Laurie S. Poole, Esq., CCAL, participated in CAI Coachella Valley’s COVID in the Valley – Ask the Attorney program at 11:30am. She joined a panel of attorneys addressing current issues facing homeowners' associations due to COVID-19. The event was held in a virtual Zoom format so attendees could join from anywhere!


9-14-20.  Adams Stirling PLC participated in CAI’s statewide virtual event, held this year from September 14-18. The Firm’s Founder and Managing Partner, Adrian Adams, with co-presenter Christina DeJardin of Delphi Law Group, spoke at Session 4 on September 15 on the four targets of harassment that association boards and managers are required to address. Partner and Chair of CLAC, Nathan McGuire, spoke in the Closing General Session with Legislative Advocate Louie Brown and CAI's Senior Vice President, Government & Public Affairs Dawn Bauman on 2020 Legislative Update and Legislative Process.

In addition, Adams Stirling hosted Virtual Office Hours! Attendees joined a Zoom meeting to visit with and ask questions of Adams Stirling attorneys, including our Partners. Finally, we held a drawing for an exciting raffle prize at the end of each Office Hours session. Prizes include a Road Racing Commuter Bicycle, Canon Digital Camera with Optical Zoom, RING Video Doorbell Pro and BOSE Headphones.

8-28-20. Partner Laurie S. Poole, CCAL spoke at San Diego Community Associations Institute ’s Virtual Leadership Conference.

Laurie, along with Sue McClintic, of Epsten, Grinnell and Howell, and Tim Flanagan, with Flanagan Law, presented on the topic of Boards Behaving Badly at this well-attended event.

5-28-20. Adrian Adams participated in a webinar panel put on by the CAI California North Chapter.

The program, Ask the Attorney Panel — COVID-19, was moderated by Jennifer Richardson, CCAM, PCAM of Johnson Ranch Management, and also included attorneys Allison Andersen (Angius & Terry), Darren Bevan (Baydaline & Jacobsen), and Roger Grant (Fenton Grant).

5-27-20. Adrian Adams participated in a webinar panel discussion with Dea Franck, Esq. of Epsten APC and Dan Parlow, Esq. of Knighten & Parlow put on by Associa Desert Resort Management. The program, Best Practices & Best in Show, combined legal issues regarding best practices for boards of directors with a fun Best-in-Show pet contest to help support a local nonprofit, Animal Samaritans.

AGING INFRASTRUCTURES. Adrian Adams serves on the board of directors of the national Foundation for Community Association Research. A project he helped launch, Aging Infrastructures, has been completed. The Foundation published a report, Breaking Point, that will be invaluable for boards of directors across the nation as they reserve for infrastructure repairs and replacements. The Foundation also produced a promotional video about the project.

5-15-20. Attorney Alex Sohol and Partner Nathan McGuire participated in CAI BayCen Chapter's virtual program entitled Everyone's Favorite — Free Legal Advice! They addressed a variety of topics, and answered questions from managers.

The program included Aaron Zimmerman and Andrea O'Toole with Berding|Weil, Melissa Ward and Hanh Pham with Hughes Gill Cochrane Tinetti, Jordan O'Brien and Zer Iyer with Angius & Terry,  and Stephen Brindle, with SwedelsonGottlieb.

5-12-20. Adrian Adams joined reserve fund expert Robert Nordlund (Association Reserves) to address how boards can use their reserves to preserve cash.

The webinar discussion, which drew 600 attendees, included deferral of maintenance, reallocation of  contributions, and borrowing  funds in the midst of a pandemic.

4-30-20. Partner Nathan McGuire participated in a "Chapter Chat" for CAI California North. He was joined by Jasmine Hale, Esq. as they spoke on Contracts & Assessments in a Pandemic.


4-22-20. Adrian Adams, joined by Gary Porter, CPA, Regina Korossy, MBA, and Steve Tinnelly, Esq., spoke on the topic The Global Financial Crisis: How It Impacts Your Community.

The panel discussed the current financial crisis, collections and foreclosures, potential relief for associations from the SBA, and options Boards have at their disposal. The one-hour webinar, which offered CE credit to attendees, ran from 11:00am to 12:00noon.

4-6-20. Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, spoke at CACM’s first live, online 2-hour educational webinar, New Case Law Online. Laurie covered new case law and how it impacts both the jobs of community association managers and the operation of associations throughout California. 

Topics included maintenance, repair and replacement issues, elections, enforcement, fair housing and more.

3-24-20 Laurie S. Poole, CCAL, spoke on Coronavirus and Community Associations in a webinar presented by CAI and the College of Community Association Lawyers.

Laurie covered issues including meetings, common areas/facilities, assessments, construction/repairs and quarantines.  To see the seminar, go to YouTube.

3-6-20. Adrian Adams joined a panel of attorneys at the Management Trust's Annual Directors Symposium. The program, 20/20, A Vision for the Future, was held at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino & Spa in Rancho Mirage.

The panel, which also included Sue McClintic, Christina Dejardin, Dennis Burke and Stephen Kirkland, discussed the challenges boards face with the new laws imposed by the legislature and courts.

2-27-20. Adrian Adams participated in Desert Resort Management's annual HOA Community Leadership Eecuational Symposium.

He spoke on the changes in election procedures imposed by SB 323. The event was held at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino & Spa in Rancho Mirage.

2-6-20. Adrian Adams was joined in a panel discussion by attorney Jeff Beaumont of Beaumont Tashjian and FirstService Residential manager Dawn Suskin at the 2020 CACM Law Seminar and Expo in Santa Clara, California. The topic Barefoot in the Clubhouse covered alcohol-related issues, vaping & marijuana, and potential problems with political rallies in the common areas.

2-5-20. Adrian Adams spoke to the Wilshire Corridor Board President's Council in Los Angeles, an organization of highrise Presidents and onsite General Managers. 

His topic dealt with the various laws and challenges faced by boards and managers in addressing the harassment of employees, board members and employees from other employees and non-employees.  Adrian addressed the actions boards can and should take to address such issues.

1-21-20. Partner Nathan McGuire and Deon Stein of The Law Offices of Deon R. Stein presented the Annual Legal Update for the CAI, covering the new laws and cases impacting associations.

The program, held at the Stockton Golf and Country Club, drew 102 enthusiastic members.

1-17-20. Laurie S. Poole spoke to more than 500 attorneys at the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Annual Law Seminar. Community association attorneys from around the country attended Laurie's case law update. Laurie was joined by current CCAL President Ed Allcock of Marcus, Errico, Emmer & Brooks, highlighting 2019 Appellate Court and Supreme Court cases throughout the country.

Auberge Community Assn
Court Plaza HOA
Los Verdes Park Unit One HOA
Manhattan Knolls
Moylan Terrace HOA
Orange Blossom Townhouses OA
Palm Springs Country Club HOA
Park Commons HOA
Rancho San Ramon Landscape Maint. Assn
Rio Vista Community Assn
Saddle Mountain Property OA
Tavira House HOA
The San Francisco Shipyard Phase One OA
Vida OA
Waterview HOA

199 New Montgomery OA
Almanor Lakeside Villas OA
Astoria HOA
Brighton Ridge HOA
Cerro Verde of Morgan Hill HOA
Classic 647 Sierra Vista OA
Cote D'Azur HOA Inc.
Fairway Hacienda Assn
Fulton Place COA
Golden Rain Foundation of Laguna Woods
Lafayette Park Place OA
Leisureville Community Assn, Inc.
Malibu Coastline View COA
Maria Oaks Development HOA
Monte Vista Villas of Oakland Assn
Monticello HOA
Park View Imperial Assn
Q.V. Quince HOA
San Jose Rock Creek HOA
San Pedro Villas HOA
Santa Cruz Townhouses HOA
Sea Point Townhomes Community Assn
Torrance Park North HOA
Tract No. 3630 Assn
Villa Alicante at Copper River HOA


Aptos Pines HOA
Belle Maison Community Assn
Berkeley Town House Cooperative Corp.
Bluff View Assn
Camelot West Assn
Cantabria - Versailles HOA
Canyon Creek Fresno HOA
Chelsea Downs HOA
Copperline Estates HOA
Golden Galaxy HOA
Hillcrest Professional Center OA
Huckleberry Water & Development Assn
Kings Crossing at Creekside HOA
Kings Crossing HOA
La Buena Vida HOA
Lake Shastina Property OA
Lakeview Assn
Loma Verde Condominiums
Meridian Professional Center - Manteca OA
Ocean Hills Country Club HOA
Ridge Creek Estates OA
Sagewood/Sommerville HOA
Skyview OA
St. Francis Bay - One Cresent Way COA
Terrace Villas HOA
The Bluffs at Alicante HOA
The Candlestick Point The Cove HOA
The Ridge at Copper River HOA
The Village at Carriage House HOA
Tract #4457 HOA
Tract 4480 HOA
Tract No. 5162 Assn at Heritage Park
Tract No. 6055 HOA
Tract No. 6137A2 HOA
Tract No. 6202 HOA
Tract No. 6245 HOA
Vista del Campos HOA
Woodside Village HOA

ACC/5218 Inc.
Brockton Hill
Classics at Lawrence Station
Copper Ridge Estates
Country Club at the Fort
Covina Duplexes
Del Mesa Carmel
Eastview RB Community Ctr
French Valley LMA
Garner Valley
Highlands Homeowner
Legends at Cascades
Majestic Summit Bretz Mountain
Mallard Green
Mercato Assn
Maple Herndon
North Shore Estates
Pacifica Point III
Presidential Estates of Tulare
Rivergate Commons
San Felipe Office Park
Seascape Resort
Shoreham Villas
Sierra North Village
Skylar OA
Spanish Hills Ranchos
Sunflower Glen
Teagarden Business Center
Tract No. 4457
Tract No. 4480
Tract No. 5983
Tract No. 6064
Tract No. 5995
Tract No. 6137A2
Tract No. 6168
Tri-City Medical Park
Tuscany Villas
Victoria Fairways
Villa Fontanas
Vista Del Valle II

4848 Park Wilshire
Ada Park
Ashlan Village
Blue Oak Terrace
Bluffs Association
Brighton Crest
Camino Real
Danforth Park
Gilroy San Vicente
Grizzly Mesa
Kensington Square
Lebaron Estates
Lunare Townhomes
Mobile Home Park
Morgan Run
Nuovo Terraces
Ockenden Ranch
Old School House
Previtera Court
Rio Del Mar
Riviera Estates
Sky Meadows
Tahoe Meadows
Tract No 6039
Velez Group
Villa San Michele
Woodward Executive Estates


Aldea at Jackson
Bella Vida Shadow Hills
Bixby Royal
Brookstone Lane
Brookwood Office Park
Cathay Village
Cherry Glen
City Park at Sunnyvale
Crosspoint Milpitas
Encino Concord
Fig Gardens
Greens at Cascades
Harmony Court
Heritage Park
Los Barrancos De Aptos
Ranchos Poquitos
Riviera Heights
Rosecrans Gardens
Saratoga at Stonecrest
Sawgrass Estates
Studio Walk
Sunflower Solarhouse
Sweetwater Place
Viewpointe Commons
Villages at Spanos West
Village Wood
Williams Commons
Woodmeister Master Builders


Beach Walk
Beverly Spalding Court
Bourbon and Water Co.
Broadway East
Casa Verde Estates
Casitas Del Mar
Cypress Arms
Dollar Point
Enclave at Bayridge
Heritage Fountains
Knottinger Ranch
Live Oak Square
Marcella Renaissance
Moorpark Village
Pacific Racquet Club
Palms San Francisco
Park Avenue Townhomes
Prospect Manor
Reliez Valley Highlands
Rio Del Oro
Riviera Heights
Rosecrans Gardens
Rose Blossom
Royal Towers
Siena OA
Saratoga at Stonecrest
Stonegate of Milpitas
Sunridge Vista No. 1
Thurber Lane
Willowcreek Village

3065-77 Middlefield Road
3909 Monroe
55 Redding Road
Barcelona OA
Birchwood Grove
Bridlewood Canyon
Bullard West Home
Canyon Colony West
Canyon Park
Carnegie Square
Crestview Arms
Del Rey Terrace
East Duane Avenue
Eastvale Downs
La Costa Village H
Lake Don Pedro
Lynwood OA
Magill Park Estates
Marquez Knolls Property OA
Masters Collection at Country Club III
Millerton Lake Mobilehome Village
Moorpark Square
Norman Place Condominiums
Orchard Grove of Campbell
Pajaro Vista
Park El Camino
Park Row Assn No. 2
Paseo Del Mar
Raymus Village No. 1
Royal Court Estates
Santa Clara Redwoods HOA
Tract 4534 HOA
Turnbull Canyon Village
Villa San Marco
Village Sierra Townhomes
White Gate
Windwater Mills
Wonder Valley Property
Woodhaven II

Capri Condo HOA
Charter Glen
Cherry Village
Compton Willow Walk
Country View Homes
Cove at California Bayside
Crocker Ranch North Lot 4
Cypress Place
El Central Real Plaza
Hyde Park at Northgate
Iroquois OA
Lomas Serenas
Maple Villas
Morgan Ranch Home
Northridge Village Homes
Oak Road Station
Pan American Loft
Quail Run
Seacrest Villas
Vista De La Reina


Arroyo Verde
Beverly Towers
East Beach
Greenstone Country
Meridian Professional Center
Rancho Bella Vista
Salem West
San Tropez
Vineyard OA
Wild Oak

246 Second Street
Appian Knoll Mansion
Eastview RB Duplex
Encore at Marina Hills
Fallon Crossing
Gossamer Village
Rosa Maria
Stevens Manor
The Greencity Lofts

49 Missouri Street
Ammel Park
Meridian Vacaville
Community Assn Country Hills
Crestwood Hills
Donner Lake
Encinitas Village
Encino Villas
Ivy Garden
Las Brisas at Rancho Indio II
Mansionette Palisades No. 3
Newman Terrace
Palm Villa
Palomar Oaks Business Center
Park Pasadena
Santa Clarita Sienna Ridge
Sun City Lincoln Hills Community
Venetian Village
Walnut Gardens
Woodlake Place South

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