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Legal News and Notes for Community Association Boards and Managers
January 2020

Congratulations to Our Newest Partners

We are thrilled to announce the promotion to Partner of two of our attorneys, Aaron Zimmerman and Maria Kao.

Both of these smart and charismatic individuals enhance and enrich our practice and we are proud to have them as leaders on the B|W team!

Aaron has been with BW for over 8 years, has practiced on our Corporate Counsel team and Construction Defect team. He brings a diverse understanding of the needs of Associations along with an outstanding ability to negotiate. See Aaron's bio here…

Maria is well versed in handling the many different needs of Associations, she has been representing HOA clients on a range of issues for over 10 years. Maria is known for responsiveness and dependability and helps Associations resolve and overcome complex challenges. Learn more about Maria here…

SB323 Election Law Package

Effective January 1, 2020, homeowner association election laws have changed in numerous ways.

Learn More!

Rate Your Association!

Worried about your homeowner's association? Maybe you should be.

Take our quiz to find out how your association rates.

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From Our Previous Issues

Check out some of our recent featured news and articles from previous newsletters.


Upcoming Events

Come and meet us at some of the following events and speaking engagements,
we hope to see you there!



CCAL Annual Law Seminar — Las Vegas

Steve Weil presenting Case Law Updates

Andrea O'Toole presenting “Crowded House: Enforcement of Occupancy Restrictions in a World Focused on Higher-Density Housing.


CAI BayCen South Bay Educational Forum — Santa Clara Marriott (11:30 am- 1:30 pm)

Andrea O'Toole Speaking on “Avoid the Aftershock: Rethinking Your Stance on Earthquake Insurance.”



CACM Northern California Law Seminar & Expo — Santa Clara Convention Center


ECHO Marin Educational Seminar — San Rafael Embassy Suites (7:30 am- 12:30 pm)


CAI BayCen San Francisco Educational Forum


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Extensive Resources and Decades of Experience.

BERDING|WEIL lawyers are highly experienced construction defect, community association, and transactional real estate attorneys. We bring a thorough understanding of our clients' issues and creative solutions for their legal needs.

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