Seminars and Events

Throughout the year, the attorneys of Shaw & Lines, LLC teach Seminars on community association topics to a variety of organizations. Please check back to this page frequently for a list of upcoming seminars.

***Webinar*** The Conundrum of Association Records Requests

Thursday, February 22, 2024 at noon via zoom

One of the most discussed topics in the Homeowner Association Industry is Homeowner Association Records. Specifically, what records should a Homeowners Association retain, for how long, and what exactly are a member’s rights to view or obtain Homeowner Association Records. This seminar will cover these topics and more!

Please RSVP to diane@shawlines.com or call (480) 456-1500. Seating is limited. To Join this meeting Click Here! Meeting ID: 882 6726 2249 Passcode: 826598

***Webinar***What is a HOA Anyway?

Shaw & Lines, LLC is Proud to Announce The 2024 HOA Education Series Starting January 25, 2024 at Noon. Shaw & Lines, LLC will hold its first Seminar of the 2024 HOA Education Series on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at noon. The Topic is What is a HOA Anyway? The Legal Underpinnings of HOAs in Arizona. The Seminar will be held via Zoom and is free to all.

To join this meeting, Click here!

Webinar ID: 849 2787 1216 Passcode: 069694

***Webinar*** The 2023 Legal Year in Review

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at noon via zoom

Attorney Augustus H. Shaw, IV will take a look at the hot legal topics for 2023 and discuss how they could impact HOA’s in 2024. Topics include Amendment of governing docs, on-street parking restrictions, HOA Insurance and more.

**Webinar** How to Handle Board Member and Board Officer Conflicts of Interest

This seminar will discuss the law in Arizona regarding Homeowner Association Board Member and Board Officer Conflicts of Interest. Emphasis will be placed on when a conflict of interest arises, the conflicted person's duties and responsibilities and the Association’s duties and responsibilities regarding a conflict of Interest.

To watch this seminar , Click here!

**Webinar** Who’s Responsible For That? Owner vs. HOA Repair, Maintenance and Insurance Obligations.

Thursday, September 27, 2023 at noon via Zoom

This seminar will provide guidance on how to determine whether the HOA or the Owner is responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement and insurance requirements of certain items in the HOA and on an Owner’s property. Recent changes to Arizona Law have shed light on the dichotomy between an Owner’s responsibility to maintain certain property and the HOA’s duty to maintain certain property. For example, who’s responsibility is it to repair roof leaks in a condominium? If a flood happens on the common areas and damages a home, who’s responsible for the damage? How does insurance play a role? All of these issues and more will be addressed. Please RSVP to diane@shawlines.com or call (480) 456-1500 ASAP. Seating is limited!

To join this meeting Click here!

Meeting ID: 835 2096 7360 Passcode: 323693 Dial In: 1-346-248-7799

**Webinar** The 2023 Arizona Community Association Changes in the Laws Seminar

Shaw & Lines is proud to present our 2023 Arizona Community Association Changes in the Laws Seminar. Attorney Augustus H. Shaw IV, CCAL will discuss and analyze this year's statutory law changes and legal trends. Click here for the Seminar Materials.

To watch this seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar**2023 Important Issues to Consider When Amending Your CC&R’s and Bylaws

This seminar will discuss common provisions of the CC&Rs and Bylaws that have been affected by recent changes to Arizona Law.

To watch this seminar , Click here!

** Webinar ** 2023 Concerns For Homeowners Associations, Collections, Document Amendment, and Enforcement

This seminar will discuss recent changes in the laws regarding    HOA     collections   (Arizona Proposition 209),    Document       Amendment (Kalway v. Calabria    Ranch    HOA, LLC),    and Condominium Enforcement Issues (Jie Cao v. PFP Dorsey).    This  seminar  will  also  provide practical tips on how to meet the challenges of the recent law changes.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** Fair Housing Laws and Community Associations – How to Avoid a Fair Housing Lawsuit

Fair Housing lawsuits and Attorney General complaints are something no HOA/Condo association wants. Unfortunately, it is easy to violate Federal and State Fair Housing Laws if you do not fully understand them. This seminar will discuss Federal and State Fair Housing Laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how to avoid Fair Housing lawsuits and Attorney General complaints.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** When Neighbors and Boards Collide – Using the Arizona Department of Real Estate’s Administrative Hearing to Resolve Complaints

This seminar will cover administrative processes at the Arizona Department of Real Estate, adjudicative processes at the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings, and case law and statutory updates. This will be a hybrid class. INSTRUCTOR: Greg Hanchett, interim director of the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings, and Augustus Shaw from Shaw & Lines.

The video of the presentation is available either on the Neighborhood College page of the Scottsdale website: Click Here! or directly from YouTube: Click Here!

**Webinar** Midterm Madness!!! The Law Regarding Political Signs and Political Activity in Arizona HOAs

This Seminar will discuss the applicable law regarding the display of political signs and the new laws regarding door-to-door political activity, political solicitation, and other political activity in Arizona Community Associations.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** 2022 Changes in the Laws Seminar

Shaw & Lines, LLC is proud to present the 2022 Changes in the Laws Concerning Arizona Homeowner Associations Seminar. This informative Seminar will cover Statutory Law and Case Law changes, as well as discuss important trends in Arizona Community Association Law.

To watch this seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** What’s My Duty? HOA Law Regarding the Duties Owed to the Board, Managers, and Vendors

What’s My Duty? HOA Law Regarding the Duties Owed to the Board, Managers & Vendors. To watch this Seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** “Apathy Abounds.” How to Increase Member Participation in Your Community Association

This Seminar will discuss practical ways to increase member involvement in the HOA. Special attention will be paid to how to increase member attendance at Annual Meetings, Board Meetings, and other HOA-related events. To download the materials, Click Here! To watch the seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** “The 2022 Most Important Legal Concerns for HOAs Right Now.”

HOAs must be able to address issues and problems at a moment's notice. This seminar will discuss the most important legal issues facing HOAs and provide strategies for how to deal with them. Issues discussed will include enforcement, insurance, and corporate formality issues. To watch this seminar Click Here! For the materials, Click Here!

**Webinar** I AM THE ASSOCIATION!

How to Hand the Overbearing Board Member
HOAs sometimes face a Board Member (or two) who believes they are “in charge.” The Board Member takes action without full Board approval, interrupts Board Meeting discussions, and imposes their will upon the HOA. Overbearing Board Members can cause a host of issues that affect the working dynamics of the Board of Directors. This seminar will discuss the definition of an overbearing Board Member, the pitfalls an overbearing Board Member may cause, and how Boards can overcome an overbearing Board Member. To watch this Seminar Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**Webinar** HOA Curmudgeons; How to Handle Difficult Homeowners

Every Community Association has a curmudgeon, which is defined as a “bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.” Unfortunately, managers are the individuals most likely to come across a curmudgeon. This Seminar will provide practical tips on how HOA managers and Board Members can work with a curmudgeon HOA owner and how to ensure that a curmudgeon HOA Owner does not ruin everyone’s quality of life; ruin everyone’s relationship with the Board of Directors; or cause potential legal liability. To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the material, Click Here!

**WEBINAR** Don’t Hate The Players Understand The Game!

This seminar will discuss the “players” (Board Members, Owners, Managers, and Vendors) involved in the “game” known as Homeowners Associations and the role each “player” in the Homeowners Association “game” must play. Special attention will be paid to the duties, rights, responsibilities, and relationships governing Board Members, Owners, Managers, and Vendors. To watch this seminar Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**Webinar** No Board, Now What? How To Handle Full Board Member Removal/Resignation

Is your Arizona HOA Board of Directors facing a complete Board removal? Has the entire Board of Directors resigned? Who operates the Association when there is no Board of Directors? How can an Arizona HOA plan for complete Board removal or resignation? This seminar will answer these questions and many more! To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**Webinar** 2021 HOA Changes in the Laws and Legal Updates

Shaw & Lines is proud to present our 2021 HOA Changes in the Laws and Legal Update Seminar. There are a number of law changes and trends this year, and it is important to understand them. This Seminar will provide a detailed analysis of the new changes. We hope you can attend! To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**WEBINAR** Enforcing your HOAs CC&Rs.

One of the primary duties of a homeowner’s association is to enforce the restrictions in the association’s CC&Rs. In some circumstances, associations may have an obligation to enforce the restrictions found in the CC&Rs. This seminar will discuss the ins and outs of CC&R enforcement with an emphasis on the statutory regulations regarding the enforcement of CC&Rs. To download the material for this seminar, Click Here! To watch the seminar Click Here! Please note, there was a delay in the recording, and the first slide containing the title of the seminar was missed.

**Webinar** How to Effectively and Legally Enforce Restrictions, Rules, and Regulations

Brought to you by the City of Scottsdale, Citizen Services

Taught by Attorney Augustus H. Shaw IV, ESQ., CCAL

One of the Primary duties of a homeowners association is to enforce the
restrictions in the association's covenants, conditions, and restrictions
(CC&Rs). In some circumstances, associations may have an obligation to enforce the restrictions found in the CC&Rs. This seminar will discuss the ins and outs of CC&R enforcement with an emphasis on statutory regulations regarding the enforcement of CC&Rs.

To watch the seminar, please Click Here!

Seminars and Events

Throughout the year, the attorneys of Shaw & Lines, LLC teach Seminars on community association topics to a variety of organizations. Please check back to this page frequently for a list of upcoming seminars.

***Webinar*** The Conundrum of Association Records Requests

Thursday, February 22, 2024 at noon via zoom

One of the most discussed topics in the Homeowner Association Industry is Homeowner Association Records. Specifically, what records should a Homeowners Association retain, for how long, and what exactly are a member’s rights to view or obtain Homeowner Association Records. This seminar will cover these topics and more!

Please RSVP to diane@shawlines.com or call (480) 456-1500. Seating is limited. To Join this meeting Click Here! Meeting ID: 882 6726 2249 Passcode: 826598

***Webinar***What is a HOA Anyway?

Shaw & Lines, LLC is Proud to Announce The 2024 HOA Education Series Starting January 25, 2024 at Noon. Shaw & Lines, LLC will hold its first Seminar of the 2024 HOA Education Series on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at noon. The Topic is What is a HOA Anyway? The Legal Underpinnings of HOAs in Arizona. The Seminar will be held via Zoom and is free to all.

To join this meeting, Click here!

Webinar ID: 849 2787 1216 Passcode: 069694

***Webinar*** The 2023 Legal Year in Review

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at noon via zoom

The 2023 Legal Year in Review Attorney Augustus Shaw will take a look at the hot legal topics for 2023 and discuss how they could impact HOA’s in 2024. Topics include Amendment of governing docs, on street parking restrictions, HOA Insurance and more. Please RSVP to diane@shawlines.com or call (480) 456-1500 ASAP. Seating is limited!

To Join this meeting Click here!

Meeting ID: 898 4993 6542 Passcode: 050555 Dial in: 1 (346) 248-7799

**Webinar** The 2023 Arizona Community Association Changes in the Laws Seminar

Shaw & Lines is proud to present our 2023 Arizona Community Association Changes in the Laws Seminar. Attorney Augustus H. Shaw IV, CCAL will discuss and analyze this year's statutory law changes and legal trends. Click here for the Seminar Materials.

To watch this seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** How to Handle Board Member and Board Officer Conflicts of Interest

April 26, 2023 at Noon

This seminar will discuss the law in Arizona regarding Homeowner Association Board Member and Board Officer Conflicts of Interest. Emphasis will be placed on when a conflict of interest arises, the conflicted person's duties and responsibilities and the Association’s duties and responsibilities regarding a conflict of Interest.

To join this meeting click here!

To watch this seminar , Click here!

Meeting ID: 863 7141 9786 Passcode: 494869

**Webinar**2023 Important Issues to Consider When Amending Your CC&R’s and Bylaws

This seminar will discuss common provisions of the CC&Rs and Bylaws that have been affected by recent changes to Arizona Law.

To watch this seminar , Click here!

** Webinar ** 2023 Concerns For Homeowners Associations, Collections, Document Amendment, and Enforcement

This seminar will discuss recent changes in the laws regarding    HOA     collections   (Arizona Proposition 209),    Document       Amendment (Kalway v. Calabria    Ranch    HOA, LLC),    and Condominium Enforcement Issues (Jie Cao v. PFP Dorsey).    This  seminar  will  also  provide practical tips on how to meet the challenges of the recent law changes.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** Fair Housing Laws and Community Associations – How to Avoid a Fair Housing Lawsuit

Fair Housing lawsuits and Attorney General complaints are something no HOA/Condo association wants. Unfortunately, it is easy to violate Federal and State Fair Housing Laws if you do not fully understand them. This seminar will discuss Federal and State Fair Housing Laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how to avoid Fair Housing lawsuits and Attorney General complaints.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** When Neighbors and Boards Collide – Using the Arizona Department of Real Estate’s Administrative Hearing to Resolve Complaints

This seminar will cover administrative processes at the Arizona Department of Real Estate, adjudicative processes at the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings, and case law and statutory updates. This will be a hybrid class. INSTRUCTOR: Greg Hanchett, interim director of the Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings, and Augustus Shaw from Shaw & Lines.

The video of the presentation is available either on the Neighborhood College page of the Scottsdale website: Click Here! or directly from YouTube: Click Here!

**Webinar** Midterm Madness!!! The Law Regarding Political Signs and Political Activity in Arizona HOAs

This Seminar will discuss the applicable law regarding the display of political signs and the new laws regarding door-to-door political activity, political solicitation, and other political activity in Arizona Community Associations.

To watch this webinar, Click Here!

**Webinar** 2022 Changes in the Laws Seminar

Shaw & Lines, LLC is proud to present the 2022 Changes in the Laws Concerning Arizona Homeowner Associations Seminar. This informative Seminar will cover Statutory Law and Case Law changes, as well as discuss important trends in Arizona Community Association Law.

To watch this seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** What’s My Duty? HOA Law Regarding the Duties Owed to the Board, Managers, and Vendors

What’s My Duty? HOA Law Regarding the Duties Owed to the Board, Managers & Vendors. To watch this Seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** “Apathy Abounds.” How to Increase Member Participation in Your Community Association

This Seminar will discuss practical ways to increase member involvement in the HOA. Special attention will be paid to how to increase member attendance at Annual Meetings, Board Meetings, and other HOA-related events. To download the materials, Click Here! To watch the seminar, Click Here!

**Webinar** “The 2022 Most Important Legal Concerns for HOAs Right Now.”

HOAs must be able to address issues and problems at a moment's notice. This seminar will discuss the most important legal issues facing HOAs and provide strategies for how to deal with them. Issues discussed will include enforcement, insurance, and corporate formality issues. To watch this seminar Click Here! For the materials, Click Here!

**Webinar** I AM THE ASSOCIATION!

How to Hand the Overbearing Board Member
HOAs sometimes face a Board Member (or two) who believes they are “in charge.” The Board Member takes action without full Board approval, interrupts Board Meeting discussions, and imposes their will upon the HOA. Overbearing Board Members can cause a host of issues that affect the working dynamics of the Board of Directors. This seminar will discuss the definition of an overbearing Board Member, the pitfalls an overbearing Board Member may cause, and how Boards can overcome an overbearing Board Member. To watch this Seminar Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**Webinar** HOA Curmudgeons; How to Handle Difficult Homeowners

Every Community Association has a curmudgeon, which is defined as a “bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.” Unfortunately, managers are the individuals most likely to come across a curmudgeon. This Seminar will provide practical tips on how HOA managers and Board Members can work with a curmudgeon HOA owner and how to ensure that a curmudgeon HOA Owner does not ruin everyone’s quality of life; ruin everyone’s relationship with the Board of Directors; or cause potential legal liability. To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the material, Click Here!

**Webinar** No Board, Now What? How To Handle Full Board Member Removal/Resignation

Is your Arizona HOA Board of Directors facing a complete Board removal? Has the entire Board of Directors resigned? Who operates the Association when there is no Board of Directors? How can an Arizona HOA plan for complete Board removal or resignation? This seminar will answer these questions and many more! To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**Webinar** 2021 HOA Changes in the Laws and Legal Updates

Shaw & Lines is proud to present our 2021 HOA Changes in the Laws and Legal Update Seminar. There are a number of law changes and trends this year, and it is important to understand them. This Seminar will provide a detailed analysis of the new changes. We hope you can attend! To watch this seminar, Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**WEBINAR** Don’t Hate The Players Understand The Game!

This seminar will discuss the “players” (Board Members, Owners, Managers, and Vendors) involved in the “game” known as Homeowners Associations and the role each “player” in the Homeowners Association “game” must play. Special attention will be paid to the duties, rights, responsibilities, and relationships governing Board Members, Owners, Managers, and Vendors. To watch this seminar Click Here! To download the handout, Click Here!

**WEBINAR** Enforcing your HOAs CC&Rs.

One of the primary duties of a homeowner’s association is to enforce the restrictions in the association’s CC&Rs. In some circumstances, associations may have an obligation to enforce the restrictions found in the CC&Rs. This seminar will discuss the ins and outs of CC&R enforcement with an emphasis on the statutory regulations regarding the enforcement of CC&Rs. To download the material for this seminar, Click Here! To watch the seminar Click Here! Please note, there was a delay in the recording, and the first slide containing the title of the seminar was missed.

**Webinar** How to Effectively and Legally Enforce Restrictions, Rules, and Regulations

Brought to you by the City of Scottsdale, Citizen Services

Taught by Attorney Augustus H. Shaw IV, ESQ., CCAL

One of the Primary duties of a homeowners association is to enforce the
restrictions in the association's covenants, conditions, and restrictions
(CC&Rs). In some circumstances, associations may have an obligation to enforce the restrictions found in the CC&Rs. This seminar will discuss the ins and outs of CC&R enforcement with an emphasis on statutory regulations regarding the enforcement of CC&Rs.

To watch the seminar, please Click Here!

**Webinar** Who’s Responsible For That? Owner vs. HOA Repair, Maintenance and Insurance Obligations.

Thursday, September 27, 2023 at noon via Zoom

This seminar will provide guidance on how to determine whether the HOA or the Owner is responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement and insurance requirements of certain items in the HOA and on an Owner’s property. Recent changes to Arizona Law have shed light on the dichotomy between an Owner’s responsibility to maintain certain property and the HOA’s duty to maintain certain property. For example, who’s responsibility is it to repair roof leaks in a condominium? If a flood happens on the common areas and damages a home, who’s responsible for the damage? How does insurance play a role? All of these issues and more will be addressed. Please RSVP to diane@shawlines.com or call (480) 456-1500 ASAP. Seating is limited!

To join this meeting Click here!

Meeting ID: 835 2096 7360 Passcode: 323693 Dial In: 1-346-248-7799