Tim Flanagan is a Partner in Berding|Weil and serves as corporate counsel and litigation services for community associations. His practice includes advising boards of directors on the interpretation and enforcement of governing documents, negotiating and drafting of contracts, leases, easements and other agreements, providing guidance on compliance with the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act, FEHA, ADA, and other statutory regulations, and drafting amendments and restatements of governing documents. Tim also represents associations in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and has successfully litigated breach of contract matters, architectural enforcement issues, encroachments, nuisances and rental restriction violations.
Tim has been licensed to practice law since 2006. He graduated from California Western School of Law and is licensed in all Courts in California. In law school, Tim was awarded the academic merit scholarship, received the Anson Levitan clerkship with the San Diego Legal Aid Society and also received the Wiley W. Manual Certificate for his pro bono work in 2005. After law school, Tim worked with a litigation firm in downtown San Diego where his practice focused on plaintiff side work for 3 years. Since 2010, Tim's practice has exclusively focused on the representation of community associations.
Tim is an active member of CAI where he served as Co-Chair of the Education Committee for the San Diego Chapter of CAI from 2015-2017. He has presented several community association law classes for the Orange County and San Diego Chapters of CAI and for CACM. In 2017, Tim received the Committee Member of the Year award by the San Diego County Chapter of CAI. In 2011, he was nominated as Speaker of the Year by the Orange County Chapter of CAI. Tim has written several articles on community association law publications throughout Southern California, and in 2016 he authored an article that was nominated as Article of the Year by the Orange County Chapter of CAI. Tim was a featured speaker at the 2019 CAI National Law Seminar in New Orleans. Also, in 2019, he successfully argued the Orchard Estate Homes v. Orchard Homeowners Alliance case in the Fourth District Court of Appeal of California. The Orchard case was certified for publication and will be used as beneficial case precedence for homeowners associations in California.