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CCAL Inducts 11 CAI Attorneys

2/23/2007  -  New Orleans, LA
Eleven attorneys serving homeowner and condominium associations across the country were inducted today into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), bringing to 102 the number of industry practitioners admitted by the prestigious organization.


The new members were inducted at the 28th Annual Community Association Law Seminar in New Orleans, a popular, two-day forum in which hundreds of attorneys and other industry leaders explore trends and practices in the law governing common-interest communities.

CCAL was established in 1993 by the Community Associations Institute (CAI), with membership consisting of CAI member attorneys who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to the field of community association law. CCAL members are also recognized for committing themselves to high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of association law.

The inductees are:

  • Joseph J. Cusimano, Esq., Kaman & Cusimano, Cleveland, OH
  • Helio De La Torre, Esq., Siegfried, Riveria, Lerner, De La Torre & Sobel, Coral Gables, FL
  • Andrew G. Elmore, Esq., Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C., Glen Allen, VA
  • Lynn Krupnik., Esq., Ekmark & Ekmark, L.L.C., Scottsdale, AZ
  • Jamie Lyons, Esq., Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, PC, Atlanta, GA
  • P. Thomas Murray, Jr, Esq., Eads, Murray & Pugh, P.C., Indianapolis, IN
  • Charles A. Perkins, Jr., Esq., Perkins & Anctil, P.C., North Chelmford, MA
  • Kelly G. Richardson, Esq., Richardson & Harman, LLP, Pasadena, CA
  • James H. Slaughter, Esq., Forman Rossabi Black, PA, Greensboro, NC
  • Wilbert Washington, Esq., Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C., Fairfax, VA
  • Alan P. Young, Esq., Young & Haros, LLC., Stroudsburg, PA

"This is a superb class of inductees and some of the industry's most accomplished legal experts in the community association field," said CCAL Dean George E. Nowack, Esq., dean of CCAL and partner in the Atlanta-based firm of Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C. "Their professional accomplishments and reputations reflect their individual commitment to excellence in community association law and their dedication to the advancement of this specialization."

"We're pleased to see these respected and deserving industry leaders admitted to CCAL," added CAI Chief Executive Officer Thomas M. Skiba, CAE. We welcome their expertise and look forward to their contributions."

CCAL provides a forum for the exchange of information among experienced legal professionals working in the community association field. Its goals include promoting high standards of professional and ethical responsibility, improving and advancing community association law and practice, and facilitating the development of educational materials and programming pertaining to legal issues.

CAI is a national membership organization dedicated to helping homeowner and condominium associations meet the expectations of their residents. The 29,000-plus member organization accomplishes this mission by providing information, tools and resources to homeowners and professionals who govern, manage and support common-interest communities.

By helping members learn, excel and achieve, CAI strengthens the governance and management of community associations throughout the country, making them better places to live.

Phone: 703-970-9235