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.



SEPTEMBER

Chandler HOA Round Table: 9/29- 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Federal Laws & How to Handle Rentals and Group Homes in 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 association’s 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.

A light breakfast will be provided.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Student Center (SC-140)- 2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, AZ 85225

To R.S.V.P., please contact the City of Chandler Neighborhood Programs at 480.782.4354

OCTOBER

Mesa HOA Academy: 10/2- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- Emerging Trends in the Community Association Industry

• Rental Property Issues (VRBO) • Owners Requesting Electric Car Charging Systems • Pet Issues • Transparency by Boards • And so much more!!

Location: Red Mountain Multigenerational Center, 7550 E. Adobe St, Mesa, AZ 85207

To RSVP, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-2018-uconnectmesa-homeowners-association-hoa-class-tickets-49655032539

Glendale HOA Academy: 10/9- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- Reserve studies, Amending CCRs, Budgeting for Community Associations

Do your association’s CC&Rs and bylaws contain unclear or contradictory language; developer language long after the developer is gone and/or provisions that conflict with Arizona and federal law? If you answered yes to one of these questions, your association’s documents may need to be amended. This class will teach an easy to follow 5-step process for amending association documents. You will also learn how a reserve study is organized, reasons for establishing a reserve study, how much money should be reserved, what should and should not be covered in a reserve study, how to reserve and what a reserve study costs. This class will also discuss the nine steps to help simplify the budget process and preparation.

Location: Glendale Adult Center- 5970 W Brown St, Room 116, Glendale, AZ 85302

To register: call 623-930-2820 or go to www.glendaleaz.com/neighborhoodservices/hoaacademy.cfm

Scottsdale Neighborhood College: 10/11- 1:00- 3:00 p.m.- How to Effectively Deal with a Bully in a Community Association

Most members in an Association understand that rules and social decorum dictate how they are to interact with Board members, Association employees, and other members. However, there are a small percentage of people that do not abide by rules and social decorum and they are always looking for a fight. This class will teach you how to effectively deal with a bully.

Location: Mustang Library Auditorium- 10101 N 90th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

To register: call 480-312-7898 or go to https://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/citizen-service/college/neighborhood-college-registration

Glendale HOA Academy: 10/16- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- Rental Property Issues, including short-term rentals (VRBO) and long-term rentals

Arizona law has been implemented regarding prohibition of rentals. This class will cover a discussion of Arizona law, rental restrictions, necessary requirements for renting, grandfather clauses, how to monitor rentals and renter’s liability.

Location: Glendale Adult Center- 5970 W Brown St, Room 116, Glendale, AZ 85302

To register: call 623-930-2820 or go to www.glendaleaz.com/neighborhoodservices/hoaacademy.cfm

Glendale HOA Academy: 10/23- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- Free Legal Q&A

Bring all of your legal questions for a Q&A session with a Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C. attorney! Please submit 5 questions to ewells@glendaleaz.com in order to allow adequate time to organize and answer all questions.

Location: Glendale Adult Center- 5970 W Brown St, Room 116, Glendale, AZ 85302

To register: call 623-930-2820 or go to www.glendaleaz.com/neighborhoodservices/hoaacademy.cfm



NOVEMBER

SW Valley HOA Summit: 11/13- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- New Community Association Case Law; Fraud & Embezzlement and Legislative Update

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

Surprise HOA Academy: 11/13- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.- Emerging Trends in the Community Association Industry

Rental Property Issues (VRBO)
Prohibiting Sex Offenders from Living in Associations
Owners Requesting Electric Car Charging Stations
Transparency by Boards
Pet Issues
Increase in Number of Fair Housing Act Violation Cases and Preventative Measures
Technology in Associations
Changes in Demographics
Rise in Environmental Issues
Updating of Outdated Association Documents
Limebikes


Public Safety Building Auditorium, 14250 W. Statler Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374