MULCAHY LAW FIRM, P.C. provides classes and seminars for both board members and managers (free of charge) to ensure that they obtain and develop essential skills, develop a knowledge base and stay current with cutting edge information about community associations. Our educational programs will help association members, directors and community managers understand their legal duties and responsibilities allowing for the potential to prevent and minimize legal problems altogether.

Thank you for participating in Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C.ís many legal seminars during 2017. We are pleased to announce that our firm provided free legal training to over 2,500 board members, managers and owners in 2017 alone! We are excited to announce our 2018 Spring Community Association Class schedule. We hope to see you there!

JUNE

SW Valley HOA Academy: 6/5- 6:00- 8:00 p.m.

Topics to be presented at this summit include:

Arizonaís Open Meeting Law & Rules for Recording Meetings- All board meetings of the association are governed by the Arizona Open Meeting Law and must be held in Arizona. This class will cover open meeting law requirements such as; associations must allow tape recording or videotaping of open meetings, any portion of a meeting may be closed provided certain requirements are met. We will also cover emergency meetings, telephone quorums, quorums and suggestions for video and tape recording of board meetings.

Technology and Community Associations- Technology is an important part of our day to day lives. There are increasingly more technological advances available to community associations. The Arizona legislature has included the use of technology into new state laws. Online voting, association websites, online payment sand virtual meetings have been created to make information, communication and accessibility easier for the association membership and board of directors.

In addition, a legislative update on bills related to HOAs will be provided, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Avondale City Hall- 11465 W Civic Center Drive-Mojave Room, Avondale, AZ 85323

To R.S.V.P., please visit their website here: https://www.avondaleaz.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/4087/20?curm=6&cury=2018

Surprise HOA Connection:

6/11- 1:00- 3:00 p.m. Federal Laws for Community Associations

Do you understand the terms reasonable modification and reasonable accommodation? The board of directors should! This class will provide you with a clear understanding of the associationís requirements with regard to the Federal Fair Housing Act and other federal laws. Additionally, we will cover the importance of reviewing governing documents for possible amendments needed to insure that the association is in compliance with state and federal laws.

Surprise City Hall (ommunity room), 16000 N. Civic Center, Surprise 85374

To R.S.V.P., please contact Ruby Sitea, (623) 222.3242 or Ruby.Sitea@surpriseaz.gov