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Steven S. Weil, Esq., President

Steven Weil, Esq., is a founding principal of Berding & Weil, LLP, one of the largest firms in California providing transactional advice and litigation services to homeowners associations and other property owners. Weil 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. Weil is especially effective in helping communities facing political challenges, financing large capital improvements, or other projects requiring membership or judicial approval. He lecturers frequently at both the state and national level on matters impacting community associations.

Weil was admitted into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) in 2005 and was twice elected by his peers to serve on its Board of Governors. He was unanimously elected to serve as CCAL President for the 2017 term.  He is a long-standing member of the faculty of the California Association of Community Managers (CACM), co-authored its Ethics text materials, and in 2001 and 2005 was awarded its Vision Award for Excellence in Education. Weil also proudly serves on the Board of Directors of the Educational Community for Homeowners.


  • University of San Francisco (1980), J.D.
  • State University of New York at Binghamton (1976), B.A.

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