Details on the 2019 National Community Association Law Seminar!

As past President of the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), I try to provide details each year on the national Community Association Law Seminar. Without question, the Law Seminar is the premiere HOA and condo legal program held each year. This year’s Law Seminar is the 40th annual and will be held January 23-26, 2019, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA. While the Law Seminar is mostly attended by attorneys, it’s not limited to attorneys. Other participants include insurance professionals, community association managers, other industry leaders who wish to learn about HOA/condo law trends and practices. For … Continue reading

North Carolina Condo and HOA “Ask an Attorney Night” – April 22

Have a condo or HOA association question you’d like to ask a lawyer? The North Carolina Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) is hosting an “Ask an Attorney Night: Your HOA & Condo Questions Answered” on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 5-7:30 pm at the Sheraton Greensboro-Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC.  Topics could include: Fair housing issues in community associations Enforcement of governing documents Meeting procedures Drafting reasonable condo and HOA rules and regulations New NC statutes governing HOA’s and condos Pending legislation impacting homeowner and condominium associations that may be considered this year But it really depends on what questions are … Continue reading

Support CAI — Buy a Book!

Prior to having two books published last year, I hadn’t given much attention to the bookselling world.  Sometimes I’d buy a book from the Community Associations Institute (CAI) bookstore at the Annual Conference or Law Seminar.  Or I might purchase a book from the National Association of Parliamentarians on meeting procedure.  Or from Barnes & Noble if I happened to be there.  Or from Amazon if there was free shipping.  Book purchases were really about convenience, since all the books seemed to cost generally the same. In fact, when you think about it, why would any organization like CAI go to … Continue reading