8-1-18. ADAMS|STIRLING was awarded the 2018 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

This distinction is granted to companies that meet certain benchmarks regarding benefits, diversity, satisfaction with management, their workplace, and supervision.

5-1-18.Experienced HOA attorney Jamie Handrick joins Adams Stirling's San Diego team Attorney Jamie Handrick joined ADAMS | STIRLING. Jamie has practiced for 17 years, with the past 12 years specializing in HOA law, representing community associations throughout San Diego County. She has extensive experience in construction litigation, enforcement of governing documents, civil litigation, collections, and fair housing compliance. Jamie makes a great addition to our team, working with Laurie Poole and Carrie Heieck in the San Diego region.


5-1-18. Candace Schwartz joins Adams Stirling's San Diego team Candace Schwartz joined ADAMS | STIRLING. Candace is an experienced marketing and client relations manager who is an active member of San Diego's CAI Education Committee as well as CACM. Candace works out of our San Diego offices, covering all of San Diego County and parts of the Inland Empire.



4-19-18.Managing Partner and Firm Founder Adrian Adams Adrian Adams was selected to serve on the national Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR) Board of Directors. In addition to conducting research projects, the Foundation publishes Best Practices Reports for community associations, salary surveys with up-to-date compensation data on the community association industry, Fact Books about the industry in all 50 states, and homeowner satisfaction surveys.



 3-4-18. New Adams Stirling Partner Laurie Poole is a member of the CCAL Board of GovernorsLaurie S. Poole, CCAL joined ADAMS|STIRLING as our newest Partner. Ms. Poole brings 25 years of experience as an attorney in the HOA industry.

CCAL Fellow. Laurie is a fellow of the Community Association Institute’s prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) and was recently elected to its Board of Governors.


2-15-18. Adams Stirling Partner Nathan McGuire named a Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers MagazineCongratulations to Nathan McGuire for being selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2018 Northern California Rising Star. The honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in the practice of law.

Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Northern California receive this distinction.


 2-14-18. Adams Stirling's Founder and Managing Partner Adrian AdamsAdrian Adams and Brandon Grosh (PMP Management) spoke to an overflow crowd at CAI's Educational Luncheon. They spoke on "No Trespassing! When Can Managers/Directors Enter a Unit?"

Topics also included: what is an association's role when it comes to process serves and restraining orders, and how can associations protect themselves against potential liability?


12-18-17. Hon. Larry Stirling with Adams Stirling's Founder and Managing Partner Adrian AdamsLarry Stirling and Adrian Adams were featured in the Daily Journal, a newspaper dedicated to California's legal community.

The Journal was interested in ADAMS | STIRLING's niche area of the law and what is driving our unusual growth. They talked to various members of our Firm, as well as attorneys in other firms, to get an idea of what we do and our reputation in the industry. They were fascinated by some of the more unusual cases our Firm has handled, such as the accused murder Robert Durst and unauthorized pot farms. To read the article, see "Taking Up Residence."


5.1-16. Adrian Adams became a founding member of the "Critical Issues Think Tank" for the Foundation for Community Association Research. He is part of a team of industry leaders from around the country who serve as the Foundation’s steering committee. 

The Think Tank establishes criteria and goals for the Foundation's research. To learn more about what it does, watch a short video.