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 2010 Law Seminar 

 1/21/2010  - 1/23/2010 

2010 Law Seminar

31st Annual Community Association Law Seminar<<<brochure
January 21-23, 2010

Speaker Handouts

Law Seminar Handouts provided by speakers are posted under the "Presentations" tab. Not all sessions have handouts. You will receive a fully searchable CD-ROM with all the handouts at registration.

Guest/Spouse Extra Activities

CAI and The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa have put together several Gratis activities and one special paid event (Guest Additional Activities). Tucson, Arizona is in the 80's during the day and high 40's in the evening. You can also click on the "Location" tab for more details. 

CAI's Law Seminar is brought to you by the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). The purpose of CCAL is to acknowledge CAI member attorneys who have distinguished themselves through contributions in the field of community association law.

The Annual Law Seminar provides a unique learning opportunity to discuss emerging trends and legislative issues important to the practice of community association law—as well as excellent opportunities for professional networking.   

 Roger Cossack

 

  

Wayne Hyatt Lecture Series:
Dude Where’s My Bailout?
Roger Cossack –ESPN Legal Correspondent, Visiting Professor 

A former prosecutor and chief legal analyst at CNN, Roger Cossack will discuss developments in the American legal system that influence both American traditions and community association principles like keeping your word, living up to your responsibilities and working together. Speaking from experience as a legal analyst, prosecutor, visiting professor at Pepperdine Law School and current ESPN legal correspondent, Cossack will focus on the effects of the historic economic and legal challenges of the past year.

Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa <<click here to book a room
Tucson, AZ -
(520) 742-6000
<<Click on the "Location" tab above for complete information>>

In Addition - CIRMS Insurance Masters Program
Click on the "Presentations" tab to view topics.

The College of Community Association Lawyers and CIRMS members are pleased to bring back this program conducted concurrently with the 2010 Law Seminar. The programming goes beyond the basics of community association insurance and includes risk management and legal issues. The series of seminars will be taught at a "masters" level by the nation's community association insurance experts. Space is limited. Registration for Law Seminar includes the Insurance Masters Program sessions, held concurrently with the Law Seminar sessions. 

Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Marc Ingram for more information (mingram@caionline.org).

CAI thanks our Sponsors for their generous support. Click on the “Event Sponsors” tab to hyperlink to their web sites.


Name Badge Sponsor
Alliance Association Financial Services


Tabletop Sponsors

Association Ready

Collectronics Business Solutions

Community Association Banc, Mutual of Omaha Bank

Due Collector, LLC

iColligo

Management Resource Center

Popular Association Banking

Union Bank

Webware Systems Inc.

 

This program is developed each year by CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) as part of its commitment to advancing the knowledge and practice of community association law.

 

After attending CAI’s Law Seminar you will:

  • Be better prepared to deal with the pressing issues facing condominium and homeowner associations today
  • Know how to plan for the next five years in the practice of association law
  • Have a valuable, supportive network of colleagues around the country
  • Receive a copy of the 2010 Law Seminar proceedings on CD-ROM

If you have questions about the Law Seminar please email Holly Carson directly (hcarson@caionline.org).

Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Marc Ingram for more information (mingram@caionline.org).

Click here>> to download the Registration Form

Members - $625 after December 11, 2009

Nonmembers - $725 after December 11, 2009

Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Marc Ingram for more information (mingram@caionline.org).

Spouse Extra Activities

CAI and The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa have put together several Gratis activities and one special paid event (Guest Additional Activities).

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be issued if written cancellation is received by December 11, 2009. Cancellations received between December 12, 2009-January 5, 2010, are subject to a 50% administrative fee. Registration fees are not refundable after January 5, 2010. Fax cancellations to Holly Carson at (703) 836-9749 or email to hcarson@caionline.org. Substitutions may be made by phone or email until January 13, 2010. After this date, all changes must be made on-site.

CAI Suitcasing Policy: CAI has a no-tolerance policy regarding “suitcasing,” which describes the practice by non-exhibiting companies or individuals of soliciting sales or sales leads in the aisles, or in the lobbies, and/or representing their services or soliciting seminar participants including social activities. Non-sponsoring suppliers participating in the seminar as attendees or speakers are prohibited from soliciting business in or after sessions, or in the seminar hotel.

Private Party Policy: All hospitality suites and hosted events must be reserved, approved, and paid for through CAI. Hospitality suites/hosted events are not permitted during official conference activities. Non-exhibiting suppliers are not permitted to host events at the official hotel during the conference.

Violators of these policies will be ejected from the show, if exhibiting, and charged the tabletop sponsorship rate ($2,000), which must be paid prior to registering as an attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor at any future CAI conference or other event.

Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa <<click here for CAI's room block|
3800 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718

(520) 742-6000
Room Rate is $249 per night
Tell them you're with 2010 Law Seminar
CAI Attendees can also receive:

  • $10 discounted Resort Service Fee - includes: wireless internet in all sleeping rooms, unlimited local calls and long distance access, first two (2) pages of incoming faxes, unlimited access to WestinWORKOUT Powered by Reebok Fitness Center with regularly scheduled fitness classes, and complimentary shuttle service to La Encantada Shopping Center
  • 10% discount off spa treatments
  • Spa admission reduced to $20 per day (if you don't get a spa treatment)

Spouse Extra Activities

CAI and The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa have put together several Gratis activities and one special paid event (Guest Additional Activities).

Tucson, Arizona is in the 80's during the day and high 40's in the evening. 

GUEST ACTIVITIES at The Westin La Paloma Resort:

Wednesday, January 20

  • 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Unwind in the Desert Garden Lounge—History of authentic Mexican Sangria with demo

Thursday, January 21

Friday, January 22

  • 7:00 a.m.  Fit/Nature Walk (starts at Fitness Center)
  • 8:00 a.m.  Yoga (at Fitness Center) 
  • 9:15 a.m.  Circuit Training (at Fitness Center)         
  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon - Southwest Culinary Delight with Chef Janos ($59 per person) See Guest registration form for complete details. 
  • 10:30 a.m. Aqua Aerobics (Lap Pool)
  • 11:00 a.m. Shuttle to La Encantada Shopping Center (ext. 7050 for reservations)
  • 3:00 p.m.   Shuttle to La Encantada Shopping Center (ext. 7050 for reservations)
  • 5:00 p.m.   Shuttle to La Encantada Shopping Center (ext. 7050 for reservations)
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Unwind in the Desert Garden Lounge—Learn about different types of tequila with tasting

Saturday, January 23 – TBD

Golf Lessons  Learn how to play or improve your swing with lessons from the pros at La Paloma. (ext. 7800 for reservations)

Tennis  Private lessons or skill specific clinics are available. (ext. 7882 or 7880 for details)

In Addition - CIRMS Insurance Masters Program
The College of Community Association Lawyers and CIRMS members are pleased to bring back this program conducted concurrently with the 2009 Law Seminar. The programming goes beyond the basics of community association insurance and includes risk management and legal issues. The series of seminars will be taught at a "masters" level by the nation's community association insurance experts. Space is limited. Registration for Law Seminar includes the Insurance Masters Program sessions, held concurrently with the Law Seminar sessions. Program schedule will be available in October 2009.

Program Schedule - Detailed Program Schedule will be available in October 2009.

Optional extra session
Thursday, Jan. 21

$75 early registration by Dec. 18
$90 registration after Dec. 18

1–5:00 p.m.
Additional Thursday Program

5–7 p.m.
Early registration
Register on Thursday—to avoid the
registration line Friday morning.
 

Friday, Jan. 22

7–8 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast

8–8:15 a.m.
Welcome

8:15–9:30 a.m.
Opening General Session
Case Law Update—Part I


9:30–10:00 a.m.
Legislative Update—Part I


10:15–11:15 a.m.
Concurrent sessions

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

12:30-1:45 p.m.
Lecture and luncheon
Wayne Hyatt Lecture Series


2–3:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

3:45–5:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

5:30–6:30 p.m.
Cocktail reception Hosted by CCAL
Join your colleagues for an opportunity to network with the premier experts in the industry.
(Please RSVP on the registration form if you are attending the reception.)

Saturday, Jan. 23

7–8 a.m.
Continental breakfast

8–9:30 a.m.
Opening General Session
Case Law Update—Part II


9:30–10 a.m.
Legislative Update—Part II

10:15–11:15 a.m.
Concurrent sessions

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

12:30–12:45 p.m.
Break and boxed lunches

12:45–2:45 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

3–4:15 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

For a complete listing of speakers and programming click on the 2010 Law Seminar Brochure.
(Some speakers have been added to sessions after the brochure was produced. They are indicated in the list below.)

Wayne Hyatt Lecture Keynote Speaker

Roger Cossack

 

  

Wayne Hyatt Lecture Series:
Dude Where’s My Bailout?
Roger Cossack –ESPN Legal Correspondent, Visiting Professor 

A former prosecutor and chief legal analyst at CNN, Roger Cossack will discuss developments in the American legal system that influence both American traditions and community association principles like keeping your word, living up to your responsibilities and working together. Speaking from experience as a legal analyst, prosecutor, visiting professor at Pepperdine Law School and current ESPN legal correspondent, Cossack will focus on the effects of the historic economic and legal challenges of the past year.

Distinguished Speakers

Sarah M. Bueltmann, Esq.
Law Office of Marvin J. Nodiff
St. Louis, MO

Brendan P. Bunn, Esq. <<<Added to, "War Stories and Battle Lessons from the Gen X Trenches", Friday, Jan. 22, 2010.
Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C.
Fairfax, VA

Allan E. Burt
Vice President Field Operations
Building Health Sciences
Rockville, MD

Scott B. Carpenter, Esq.*
Chair of 2010 Law Seminar Planning Committee
Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Wood, PLC
Tempe, AZ

Anthony A. Coletti, Esq.
Sweet & Maier, S.C.
Elkhorn, WI

Gabriella R. Comstock, Esq.
Keough & Moody, P.C.
Naperville, IL

Roger Cossack, Esq.
ESPN Legal Correspondent, Visiting Professor
Wayne Hyatt Lecture Keynote Speaker

Richard S. Ekimoto, Esq.*
Ekimoto & Morris
Honolulu, HI

Jason E. Fisher, Esq.
Lerch, Early & Brewer Chartered
Bethesda, MD

Andrew S. Fortin, Esq.
Community Associations Institute
Alexandria, VA

Arthur Foth, Jr., Esq.
Foth & Foth Co, LPA
Cleveland, OH

Marshall Frost, P.E., P.P. R.S.
Frost, Christenson & Associates
Bound Brook, NJ

Michael M. Gallagher, Esq.
Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering
Houston, TX

Ken Harer, J.D. R.S.
Condominium Law Group, PLLC
Seattle, WA

Kevin V. Harker, Esq.
Vial Fotheringham, LLP
Portland, OR

Michael L. Hyman, Esq.*
Hyman Spector & Mars, LLP
Miami, FL

Lynn S. Jordan, Esq.*
Jordan Law, LLC
Denver, CO

Michael S. Karpoff, Esq.*
Hill Wallack, LLP
Princeton, NJ

Margo T. Keller
Mediator
Washington Arbitration and Mediation
Services (WAMS)
Seattle, WA

E. Richard Kennedy, Esq.*
Kennedy, Wronko & Kennedy
Montville, NJ

Terry A. Kessler, Esq.
Hill Wallack, LLP
Princeton, NJ

Michael C. Kim, Esq.*
Michael C. Kim & Associates
Chicago, IL

Jonathan B. Levine, Esq.
Law Firm of Jonathan B. Levine
Milwaukee, WI

Jennifer A. Loheac, Esq.
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Davis, LLP
Woodbridge, NJ

John L. Maier, Jr., Esq.
Sweet & Maier, S.C.
Elkhorn, WI

Barbara A. Manis, md
Chief Medical Officer
Building Health Sciences
Rockville, MD

Stephen M. Marcus, Esq.*
Marcus, Errico, Emmer & Brooks, P.C.
Braintree, MA

Brian McLean, Esq. <<<Added to, "Negotiations "500": Helping Your Associations Preserve Relationships", Friday, Jan. 22
Leahy, PS
Kirkland, WA

Julie McGhee Howard, Esq.*
Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C.
Atlanta, GA

Darcy Mehling Good, Esq.
Kaman & Cusimano
Cleveland, OH

Joel W. Meskin, Esq., cirms
McGowan & Company, Inc.
Fairview Park, OH

Dawn L. Moody, Esq.
Keough & Moody, P.C.
Naperville, IL

Brian W. Morgan, Esq.
Maxwell & Morgan, P.C.
Mesa, AZ

Marvin J. Nodiff, Esq.*
Law Office of Marvin J. Nodiff
St. Louis, MO

George E. Nowack, Jr., Esq.*
Co-Chair of 2010 Law Seminar Planning Committee
Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C.
Atlanta, GA

Rory K. Nugent, Esq.
Rees Broome, P.C.
Vienna, VA

J. David Ramsey, Esq.*
CAI Government & Public Affairs Committee Chair
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Davis, LLP
Woodbridge, NJ

Loura K. Sanchez, Esq.*
Dean of College of Community Association Lawyers
HindmanSanchez, P.C.
Arvada, CO

Augustus H. Shaw, IV, Esq.*
Shaw & Lines, LLC
Phoenix, AZ

Jordan I. Shifrin, Esq.*
Kovitz, Shifrin, Nesbit
Buffalo Grove, IL

Todd A. Sinkins, Esq.
Rees Broome, P.C.
Vienna, VA

James H. Slaughter, Esq.*
Forman Rossabi Black, PA
Greensboro, NC

James L. Strichartz, Esq.*
Law Offices of James L. Strichartz
Seattle, WA

David C. Swedelson, Esq.
Swedelson & Gottlieb
Los Angeles, CA

Lowell E. Sweet, Esq. <<< Added to, "The Proper Integration of Language Used in Zoning Authorization with Language Used in Condo Declaration or CCR's in Planned Communities", Saturday, Jan. 23
Sweet & Maier, S.C.
Elkhorn, WI

Jeffrey Van Grack, Esq.*
Lerch, Early & Brewer Chartered
Bethesda, MD

Michael J. Vial, Esq.
Vial Fotheringham, LLP
Portland, OR

Wilbert Washington, II, Esq
Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C.
Fairfax, VA

J. Roger Wood, Esq.
Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Wood, PLC
Tempe, AZ

* CCAL Members

 

For a complete listing of speakers and programming click on the 2010 Law Seminar Brochure.

Law Seminar Handouts provided by speakers are posted below. Not all sessions have handouts. You will receive a fully searchable CD-ROM with all the handouts at registration.

Insurance Masters Program Presented by CIRMS & CCAL
(Registration for the CIRMS Masters Program is the same as for the Law Seminar. This programming is concurrent with the Seminar's concurrent sessions.) Handouts available below.

 2010 Law Seminar Presentations

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

The Community Association Law Seminar submits for CLE credit in nearly 20 states. In past years, the Law Seminar has qualified for 11-14 hours of CLE credits in most states. You must be registered for and sign in both days to receive CLE credit. Sign-in will be at the registration desk.

CAI will apply for CLE approval in the following states. Click on the indivdual states to download the certificate of attendance.

Arkansas
California - Approved Jurisdiction (West Virginia)
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Missouri - Thursday
Missouri
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Hampshire - State Certificate of Attendance
New Jersey
New York - Approved Jurisdiction (New Hampshire)
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania - Credit Request Form
South Carolina
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Virginia - State Certificate of Attendance Form 2
Virginia - State Certificate of Teaching Form 3
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

Attorney to submit for approval in the following states. Click on the indivdual states to download the certificate of attendance.

Alabama
Arizona
New Mexico

Rhode Island

As approval notices come in, CAI will post the Certificate of Attendances on our website along with CLE state filing directions.  

Additionally, we will email attendees who have signed in each day, with the hours approved by that state. Please contact Carly Reid, at creid@caionline.org with any questions.

Please be advised, you must sign in both days in order to receive your CLE credits.

Continuing Education for CAI Redesignation

CIRMS - attendance will give you 10 points towards your CIRMS application or 10 points for your CIRMS renewal.

PCAM - With each redesignation cycle, completion of attendance at the Annual Law Seminar counts toward your PCAM.

CMCA – 1 day attendance = 6 hours; 2 days = 12 hours; 3 days = 15 hours. Administered by the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM)

Call CAI for more information, (888) 224-4321.

CAI thanks the following sponsors for their generous support:

Click on the sponsors' logo to link to their web page.


Name Badge Sponsors

Alliance Association Financial Services


Table Top Sponsors

Community Association Banc

Due Collector

 iColligo

 Management Resource Center

Popular Association Banking

Union Bank

Webware Systems Inc. 

CAI's Law Seminar has grown in recent years. The event currently has 450+ attendees that consist of attorneys in the field of community association law, CEOs of management companies, large-scale community managers and more.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Marc Ingram for more information (mingram@caionline.org).

Marc Ingram
Sr. Manager, Exhibit and Sponsorship
(703) 797-6254 / (888) 224-4321
mingram@caionline.org

CAI Suitcasing Policy: CAI has a no-tolerance policy regarding “suitcasing,” which describes the practice by non-exhibiting companies or individuals of soliciting sales or sales leads in the aisles, or in the lobbies, and/or representing their services or soliciting seminar participants including social activities. Non-sponsoring suppliers participating in the seminar as attendees or speakers are prohibited from soliciting business in or after sessions, or in the seminar hotel.

Private Party Policy: All hospitality suites and hosted events must be reserved, approved, and paid for through CAI. Hospitality suites/hosted events are not permitted during official conference activities. Non-exhibiting suppliers are not permitted to host events at the official hotel during the conference.

Violators of these policies will be ejected from the show, if exhibiting, and charged the tabletop sponsorship rate ($2,000), which must be paid prior to registering as an attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor at any future CAI conference or other event.

 

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