Legal Practice. Laurie Poole has extensive experience representing common interest developments, including master planned communities, large condominium projects, senior communities, mixed-use, and highrise developments. The majority of her practice involves interpreting, amending and enforcing governing documents, advising boards on compliance matters, addressing insurance issues, negotiating and drafting contracts and other agreements, and dispute resolution.
Industry Activities. Laurie is an active volunteer for the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). She is a Fellow of the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), currently serving on the Board of Governors as President-Elect. She is a Past President of the San Diego Chapter of CAI, is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has published numerous articles on common interest development law.
Case Law. Laurie has already had a significant impact in California's Courts of Appeal. She was Appellate Counsel in Quail Lakes v. Kozina (2012); Trial and Appellate Counsel in Mission Shores v. Pheil (2008); Trial Counsel in Fourth La Costa v. Seith (2008); and Amicus Counsel for CAI in Orchard Estate Homes v. The Orchard Homeowner Alliance (2019), 32 Cal.App.5th 471. Through Laurie's efforts, eleven appellate decisions have become published case law in California.
Juris Doctor, University of San Diego School of Law; member of Law Review
Bachelor of Arts, double major in English and Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
U.S. Supreme Court
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for our years together. You will always have my undying respect and admiration for all that you have done for our association. -Larry H.
Thank you for sharing your valuable time and wisdom to help our managers understand this year’s new statutes and case law… [You are a] terrific and engaging speaker… Having you speak was an honor for us… You have our deepest appreciation. -Lisa Sutton, Esq., FirstService Residential
I’d like to add my heartfelt thanks, as well. We’re honored that you took your valuable time to prepare our managers to face elections, inspections, and other changes to the association legal landscape come January 1… [You have] our enormous appreciation. -Kelly Lee, West Region VP,FirstService Residential
Congratulations to Adams Stirling and Laurie Poole on the addition of Laurie to your fine cast of attorneys. An excellent move on both your parts! Laurie is one of my favorite attorneys: good-natured, no-nonsense and knowledgeable. Well done! -Sharron Badham, CCAM, PCAM, Association General Manager
Awesome!! I really like working with her. She does a great job. -Cori Shipp, AMS, CMCA, PCAM, Lindsay Management Services
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