The Right and Wrong of It

The right CAM [Community Association Manager] will meet your expectations and work well with the association.  The wrong CAM will partner with the lawyer to increase billable hours for both of them by fueling disputes. The right lawyer will answer the board’s questions and encourage the resolution of disputes early.  The wrong lawyer will lead…

Misconduct Inquiry About Another Heatherlea Lawyer

Virginia State Bar Misconduct Inquiry about Kimberly O’Halloran-Perez, Rees, Broome, PC Law Firm, counsel to Heatherlea of Arlington, A Condominium Association. Allegations: Ms. O’Halloran-Perez, as counsel for the Heatherlea Association is fully aware that the individuals she refers to as the “Board of Directors” was not elected by a quorum of homeowners (and have not…

Misconduct Inquiry Filed Against Heatherlea Lawyer

On July 30, 2013, at what was to be an annual meeting of the Heatherlea of Arlington, A Condominium homeowners Association, Mr. Siskins was present as  counsel for the Association. Mr. Siskins failed to represent the interests of the Association by colluding with “the Board of Directors” [individuals who were not elected by a quorum…

Dear HOA Boards (and Your Lawyers)

… Where’s the Honor and Good Faith in Settlement Negotiations? The Heatherlea Board and their lawyer have demonstrated that they just could care less about decency, the plight of the homeowner or the risk associated with spending other people’s money and neglecting their fiduciary duties.

Attorney Not Needed For Internal Complaint

Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 2:15 PM To: ‘kohalloran-perez@reesbroome.com’ Cc: Heatherlea@kpamgmt.com Subject: Heatherlea Internal Complaint Dear Ms. O’Halloran Perez: Since, in my internal complaint, I am asking the Heatherlea Association to terminate its contract with your firm (Rees, Broome and Diaz), do you think you should recuse yourself from involvement and allow the Association membership…

Integrity Trap: Request for Documents and Member Contact List

On August 5, 2013, the Association attorney, Mrs. O’Halloran-Perez, asserted in an e-mail: “…the Condominium [Heatherlea] has procured electric, hand and battery powered equipment for your courtyard…” Under the circumstances (see LIE: What More Will It Take), I doubted the truthfulness of Mrs. O’Halloran-Perez’s assertion. So, on August 5,  in accordance with Administrative Resolution No.…

Legal Opinion Regarding HOA Fines

Do not let the rogue Board – or any Board – fine you. It is unconstitutional! Penalties / Late Fees  Posted on September 19, 2013 by admin THIS IS FROM AN ATTORNEY FROM THE [Arizona] Attorney General’S OFFICE! From: Jerald Thompson [mailto:Jerald.Thompson@azag.gov] Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 12:02 PM To: pharuff Subject: Re: Penalties/late fees Yes…