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Avoiding Litigation/De-escalating Legal Conflict
Lawsuits are not uncommon and can sometimes be necessary; however, properly managing disputes is an excellent way to avoid litigation. There are many reasons why common interest developments should avoid litigation. Going to court is costly and often times can lead down a torrential path that may be impossible for a community to recover from. By employing the proper risk management techniques to identify the root causes and de-escalate conflict, associations can better protect the investments of its members and strengthen relationships in the process. Join us for this important conversation!
Sabrina Davoodian, CMCA, AMS is a senior community manager with FirstService Residential, AAMC. She has been active in the community management industry for nine years with a background in accounting. She has a passion for working with communities to develop and execute long term plans to overcome hardships and create a stable foundation for effective governance to protect the interests and investment of its members. For these efforts, she was recognized as the 2016 Manager of the Year in the Rookie Category..
Patrick Prendiville, CIRMS founded Prendivile Insurance Agency in 1988 after graduating from University of California, Santa Barbara. Patrick served on the CAI Orange County Board for 6 years and served as Chapter President in 2012. Patrick was honored with The May Russell Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Patrick currently serves on the Education Committee where he heads up our Saddleback College Community Education Program.
Kelly G. Richardson, Esq., CCAL is co-founder and partner of Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo. In practice since 1983, Kelly is in his 30th year of serving California common interest developments. He is a leading advocate for California community associations. Not only is he the originator and founder of two different annual statewide CAI educational conferences, he writes a weekly column on community association law issues currently appearing in 14 newspapers called HOA Homefront and has authored numerous articles for regional and national publications.