3478 BUSKIRK AVE., #1000
PLEASANT HILL, California 94521, United States
Phone: 925 746-7177
Fax: 925 215-8454
Areas of Practice
  • Real Estate

Practice/Organization Description

My practice area is in California homeowner associations (HOAs), condominiums (Condos), townhomes (PDs), and deed restricted communities. I am unique to a degree in that I have HOA and homeowner clients (not in the same HOA of course). My mission is to help boards, owners, managers and others who serve and live in HOAs, Condos, and shared amenity real estate by providing access to free information and affordable publications and services. I do not know of any other attorney in California that serves HO AND HOA clients all over the State of California, that provide telephone consultation services to help homeowners and HOA boards "get their arms around problems", or that has written two books on the subject (one California, one a National book on how to choose a home and deal with Condo living), or that provides a free informational newsletter (emphasis on the "informational" aspect) and has written over 100 articles, Primers and educational tools. I am proud of what I do, and who I serve. Search out HOA law on the web, or my name, and you will find me. You may also find my photography website. That is my other interest. (We all need a stress-buster, right?)

Bar Admissions

California Bar Association



Professional Associations & Memberships

California Bar Association, Contra Costa County Bar Association, Executive Council of Homeowners, Community Associations Institute, California Association of Community Association Managers

Honors and Awards

1994 Distinguished Service Award for volunteer efforts for the Community Associations Institute - California Legislative Action Committee (CAI-CLAC)

1994 Bay Area Chapter CAI President's Award - CAI Bay Area Chapter

1995 Distinguished Service Award, CAI-CLAC

1996 Crystal Madonna awarded by CAI/CLAC for volunteer service

1996 Author of the Year, CAI National, Alexandria, Virginia

1996 Alumni of the Year Award, John F. Kennedy University School of Law

2005 Speaker of the Year ¬ Bay Area/Central California Community Associations

Institute (CAI)

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