Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C. 2020 Spring Community Association Classes

We are excited to announce our Spring class schedule! We look forward to seeing you there!


JANUARY

Scottsdale Neighborhood College:
1/7- 1:00- 3:00 p.m.- How to Effectively Work with Management Companies and How a Board Can Effectively Self-Manage a Small Association

Unfortunately, there is often a love/hate relationship between management companies and the associations they manage. This class will show attendees what a successful management company relationship looks like, how to effectively address and fix problems with a management company, the signs that a management company relationship is no longer working, how to fire a management company and hire a new management company and how to negotiate a fair contract with a management company. Also, if your association is currently self-managed, and thinking about hiring a management company, what is the best way to make that transition, and, how much will it cost. Finally, if your association is too small to hire a management company, this class will give tips to successfully self-manage an association.

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

To register: CLICK HERE


Peoria HOA Academy:
1/14- 1:00- 2:30 p.m.


FEBRUARY

SW Valley HOA Summit:
2/4- 6:00- 8:00 p.m.


Scottsdale Neighborhood College:
2/13- 1:00- 3:00 p.m.- Associations in Crisis: Practical Advice for Associations with Problems

Calling all associations who need help and need it fast... Does your Association board have in-fighting between each other? Do you have disgruntled owners in your association who make wild and untrue accusations against your board at meetings and on NextDoor? Are you a homeowner who thinks your board isnít following the law or running your association like a business? Are you having trouble finding people to serve on your board? Does your association have common areas falling into disrepair? Does your association lack the funds necessary to pay monthly bills or to invest in capital improvements? Are your associationís documents so outdated that they are difficult to understand or enforce? Do your board meetings last too long? Does your association have owners who arenít paying assessments or violating association documents on a regular basis? Every association has unique challenges. This class will give advice regarding common association problems, show board members and owners how to work together, and create a successful and productive association. A portion of the class will be reserved to answer questions for attendees about problems their associations.

Kiva (Scottsdale City Council Chambers) 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

To register: CLICK HERE

Mesa HOA Academy:
2/25- 1:00- 2:30 p.m. Best Practices for Community Associations

This class discusses how to accomplish the Boardís goals using the Eisenhower Method. If your Board feels like a hamster on a wheel never getting anything big done but just running in place responding to broken sprinkler heads and difficult owners- this is the perfect class for you! This class will show your board how to prioritize your urgent and important tasks so you get things done. Imagine how great you will feel when you start checking things off the "to-do" list!



MARCH

Glendale HOA Academy:
3/3- 5:30- 7:00 p.m.

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


Glendale HOA Academy:
3/5- 5:30- 7:00 p.m.

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


Peoria HOA Academy:
3/7


Glendale HOA Academy:
3/10- 5:30- 7:00 p.m.

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

Glendale HOA Academy:
3/12- 5:30- 7:00 p.m.

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


Chandler HOA Academy:
3/24- 1:00- 2:30 p.m. Best Practices for Community Associations

This class discusses how to accomplish the Boardís goals using the Eisenhower Method. If your Board feels like a hamster on a wheel never getting anything big done but just running in place responding to broken sprinkler heads and difficult owners- this is the perfect class for you! This class will show your board how to prioritize your urgent and important tasks so you get things done. Imagine how great you will feel when you start checking things off the "to-do" list!

Location: Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225, Training Room A & B (second floor)



APRIL


Chandler HOA Academy :
4/2- 1:00- 2:30 p.m. Amending Association Documents and Open Meeting Law and Rules for Recording Meetings

Do your associationís 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 associationís documents may need to be amended. This class will teach an easy to follow 5-step process for amending association documents. We will also 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. Lastly, we will discuss emergency meetings, telephone quorums, quorums and suggestions for video and tape recording of board meetings.


Location: Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225, Training Room A & B (second floor)


More details to follow!