Adrian J. Adams, Esq. to Present "The Davis-Stirling Act Has Changed - Be Ready for 2014" at CAI Legal Forum:California Communities on October 18, 2013

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Adrian J. Adams, principal of Adams Kessler PLC and creator/editor of, will be discussing the changes to the Davis-Stirling Act which go into effect on January 1, 2014 at the CAI Legal Forum being held at the Irvine Marriott on October 18, 2013.

The CAI mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in communities that are preferred places to call home.

At this year's CAI Legal Forum:California Communities, Adrian J. Adams, Esq. will be presenting, "The Davis-Stirling Act Has Changed - Be Ready for 2014". This educational session addresses the history of the making of the Davis-Stirling Act and examines the recently passed “rewrite”, which goes into effect January 1, 2014. The "rewrite" simplifies, renumbers and reorganizes the Act into Civil Code 4000-6150. The discussion will focus on what board members can expect and covers new FHA guidelines, executive meetings, email communications, confidentiality, personnel/vendor contracts and insurance, and meeting minutes.

The 2013 CAI Legal Forum is scheduled to take place at the Irvine Marriott located at 18000 Von Karman Ave Irvine on October 18. This special one-day educational event, offers two education programs—one for community managers and one for board members and other homeowner leaders. Sessions are presented by expert panels, including government officials, seasoned management professionals and members of the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers, a professional organization that represents the very best attorneys in the industry.

Community Associations Institute (CAI) is an international organization dedicated to building better communities and provides education and resources to community association homeowner leaders, professional managers, association management companies and other businesses and professionals who provide products and services to community associations.

Anyone who lives in, works for or provides services to a California community association will leave the event more informed, more engaged and better able to contribute to a successful community.

Adrian J. Adams, Esq. is the principal of Adams Kessler PLC, a law firm specializing in the representation of common interest developments throughout California. In addition to corporate and litigation work, Adrian is legal advisor on condominium law and smoke-free housing issues to the Technical Assistance Legal Center, a project of the Public Health Institute. He frequently speaks for industry organizations on homeowners association topics, including legal updates and board educational training programs. He serves as an expert witness on standards of care involving association boards and managers., the award winning website and weekly newsletter with a subscriber base of over 18,000 were both created and are written by Adrian J. Adams.

Adams Kessler PLC is one of California’s premier homeowners association law firms. The firm represents a mixture of small and large homeowner, mixed-use, senior, commercial and recreational associations throughout California. Adams Kessler PLC focuses on providing its clients with exceptional legal services in a cost effective manner. Their attorneys are extremely knowledgeable about common interest development law and are well qualified to handle the myriad of legal issues faced by community associations and their directors.


For more information or to register, visit or call CAI Member Services at (888) 224-4321 (M-F, 9-6:30 ET)

For more information on this subject or to schedule an interview with Adrian J. Adams, Esq., please contact Nathalie Ross at (800) 464-2817 or nathalie(at)davis-stirling(dot)com.

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