2024 Southern California Law Seminar and Expo


Thursday, February 29th

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM 
Registration Center Lounge 
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast Magic Kingdom Ballroom


8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
CEO Welcome & CACM Annual Meeting Magic Kingdom Ballroom
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote Presentation Magic Kingdom Ballroom

Adam Markel, bestselling author, keynote speaker and resilience researcher, guides individuals and organizations to tap the power of resilience to master the challenges of constant change. With 18 years as a trial attorney building a multi-million dollar enterprise and 10 years as the CEO of a leading personal development and business training company, Adam has much to share about resilience, culture and change.


Adam Markel

Keynote Speaker

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Vision Awards Magic Kingdom Ballroom
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Concurrent Sessions

Construction Defect & HOAs South Ballroom

Rachel Miller, Esq., The Miller Law Firm
Loren K. Shiu, Esq., The Naumann Law Firm
Robert Smith, CCAM-HR, Savoy HOA 

EVs and Solar: Here to Stay Monorail

Cyrus Koochek, Esq., SwedelsonGottlieb
Jillian M. Wright, Esq., Epsten, APC 
Kendrah Kay, CAMEx, CCAM, Powerstone Property Management, ACMC 

Do You Know the Matrix? Sleeping Beauty

Troy Kennedy, Esq., Adams | Stirling PLC
Lisa Tashjian, Esq., Beaumont Tashjian
Darren Shaw, CAMEx, MCAM-LS.AA, San Diego Country Estates

The Impact of New Reserve Study Standards Castle 

Tim Flanagan, Esq., Flanagan Law APC
Scott ClementsReserve Studies Inc.
Heather Wiltshire, CCAM, Associa – N.NJaeschke, Inc. 

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Lunch Break Magic Kingdom Ballroom
12:45 PM – 3:00 PM 
Expo Hall Open Exhibit Hall 
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM 
Concurrent Sessions

Alternatives During an Insurance Crisis South Ballroom

Kimberly LilleyBerg Insurance Agency
Bill Curry, Esq., Whitney | Petchul APC
Joe Price, CAMEx, CCAM, Powerstone Property​ Management, ACMC

Steering Clear of Fair Housing Trouble Monorail

Shanne Ho, CCAM-HR.ND, ProActive Professional Management 
James McCormick, Esq., Delphi Law Group, LLP
John D. Hansen, Esq., Baydaline & Jacobsen, LLP 

Association Elections Explained Castle

Stephen M. Levine, Esq., The Judge Law Firm
Mark Guithues, Esq., Community Legal Advisors
George Ross, CCAM-LS, PMP Management

It’s Our Policy Sleeping Beauty

A.J. Jahanian, Esq., Beaumont Tashjian
Austin Baillio, Esq., Maxwell & Morgan, PC
Holly Smith, CCAM, Desert Resort Management

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Industry Partner Appreciation Adventure Lawn
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Welcome Reception Adventure Lawn

Friday, March 1st

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast Magic Kingdom Ballroom 
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM 
CCAM, CAFM &  CCIP Oath Ceremony Recognition Magic Kingdom Ballroom 
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM 
Concurrent Sessions

Manager Roundtable – The Misadventures of Seasoned Managers Monorail

Brian Moreno, Esq., Brian D. Moreno Law
Jeffrey A. Beaumont, Esq., Beaumont Tashjian
Stacy Gerowitz, CAMEx, CCAM, Century Hill Association 

Manager Roundtable for Rookies Castle

Robert DeNichilo, Esq., Nordberg | DeNichilo, LLP
Steven Roseman, Esq., Roseman Law, APC 
Lorena Sterling, CAFM, Community Association​ Financial Services 

Mastering Time Management Sleeping Beauty

Christina Ciceron, Esq., Ciceron Law
Adrian Chiang, Esq., SwedelsonGottlieb
Kyle Hawkins, CCAM, Blue Horizon Management Company 

To Share or Not to Share – That is the Question South Ballroom

Matt Ober, Esq., Richardson | Ober
Cang Le, Esq., Tinnelly Law Group
Marti Mello, CCAM,​ Amber Property Management

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Expo Hall Open Exhibit Hall
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Lunch Break Magic Kingdom Ballroom
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
New Case Law Magic Kingdom Ballroom

Pejman D. Kharrazian, Esq., Epsten, APC
Sandra L. Gottlieb, Esq., SwedelsonGottlieb
Jennifer Wada, Esq., WADA Government Relations
Samantha K. Negley,​ CCAM-PM, HOAMCO