Steven Weil is one of the founding principals of the firm and serves on its Executive Committee. He has practiced community association law since 1984 and has helped clients address virtually all types of challenges arising out of the operation of community associations. Areas of practice include advising clients on compliance with association, board and member duties under the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act and other state and federal laws; analyzing fiduciary duty, free speech, discrimination, parking and insurance issues; assisting communities address construction needs; and handling CC&R and architectural enforcement matters. Steve is especially effective in helping communities facing political challenges and financing large capital improvements or other projects requiring membership or judicial approval.
Mr. Weil is among the most well-known and sought after educators and lecturers on matters relating to community associations. He has given state wide and national presentations before attorneys, accountants, owners, directors and managers of many reputable trade organizations, including the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), the Community Association Institute and the Educational Community for Homeowners (ECHO). He is a long standing member of the faculty of the California Association of Community Managers (and co-authored the Ethics text materials) and was awarded its Vision Award for Excellence in Education. Steve was recently elected to CCAL's national Board of Governors.
Mr. Weil received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco in 1980 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1976.