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Call for Presentations


We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 2018 Community Association Law Seminar, Jan. 31–Feb. 3, located just outside of Palm Springs, Calif., at the historic La Quinta Resort & Club.


NEW! Submit a presentation proposal video. First-time Law Seminar presenters are strongly encouraged to submit presentation proposals in video format. In your video, please briefly describe your presentation topic, a suggested title and description, and a brief outline of session points to be covered.

*Past presenters are not required to submit a presentation proposal video.

  • Please include your first and last name in the video filename for identification purposes.
  • To submit your video, click on the SUBMIT VIDEO button below and you'll be directed to the Dropbox website.
  • Log in to the Dropbox website with the following credentials:  

                Username –

                Password – lawseminar18

  • Drag your video file into the Law Seminar 2018 Video Proposals folder to upload


  • June 10 - Submission deadline
  • September 22 - Presentations will be confirmed

The Ideal Panel – the committee is looking for a balanced panel:

  • Variation of law firms and geographic location
  • Gender balance
  • Invite CCAL fellows to participate in a panel and/or review CCAL application – CCAL webpage

Suggested topics, but not limited to:

  • Security in communities
  • Master/sub association structures
  • Shared-use and reciprocal easements
  • In-depth case studies that detail thorough examination of a specific case
  • Fair Housing Act: hostile environments, pets, and reasonable inquiries
  • Challenging meetings
  • Parliamentary procedure
  • Ethics
  • Basics and benefits of the Uniform Acts
  • Fundamentals of community association law
  • Lawsuits and bar complaints against lawyers
  • Paralegal’s role in community association law practice
  • Lawyer’s role in director and manager training
  • Work-life balance
  • Best practices
  • Advanced transitional and drafting issues
  • Fiduciary duty

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