Mediation, liability and the new Restatement of Servitudes top the list of timely issues that will be explored by a faculty of the most prominent and renowned experts on community association law, Jan. 9 and 10 in Arlington, Va. More than 200 attorneys, law professors and association managers will attend the Community Association Institute's 19th annual Community Association Law Seminar to study the latest theory, future trends and current practice of law in homeowner associations, condominium associations and cooperatives.
A distinguished faculty of 29 will present two full days of lectures, panel discussions and debates on:
increased use of mediation by community associations; risk management and liability for builders; how the new Restatement of Servitudes may change existing law; techniques in construction defect litigation; case law on liability of directors and officers; enforcement and defense of covenants and servitudes; and an update on state and federal legislative issues affecting community associations.
Additional seminar topics include insurance issues, ethics, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and lien enforcement.
Featured seminar speakers include Wayne S. Hyatt Esq., Hyatt & Stubblefield P.C.; Susan F. French Esq., professor, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law; and J. Michael McWilliams Esq., McWilliams Dispute Resolution Inc., a past president of the American Bar Association.
Attendees will receive the 400+-page CAI Law Seminar Proceedings reference book and will preview the inaugural issue of CAI's Journal of Community Association Law. This seminar has been submitted for CLE credit.
The CAI member registration fee is $475; non-members may register for $500. For registration information, visit CAI's Web site or call (703) 548-8600. All seminar events take place at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, Va.
The Community Association Law Seminar will be repeated at The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, Feb. 20-21.
The Community Associations Institute is a nonprofit association created in 1973 to educate and represent the nation's 150,000 community associations—condominium associations, homeowner associations and cooperatives. CAI members include homeowners, associations and the professionals who provide products and services to them.
For members and general inquiries, contact the
CAI Member Service Center:Phone: 703-970-9220
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy RepkePhone: 703-970-9239