Leaders in community association law since 1986.


Epsten Grinnell & Howell is a leading Southern California law firm whose practice is dedicated to the complex field of community association law. More than 4,000 homeowners’ associations (HOAs) have selected our knowledgeable, effective and skilled attorneys. Since 1986, we have provided common interest developments with corporate counsel, rapid assessment recovery services, construction defect and other civil litigation counsel, interpretation of fair housing issues and alternative dispute resolution assistance.


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EG&H Spouse receives an Emmy!

Congratulations to Cynthia White’s husband, John White who was awarded an Emmy last month for his environmental news story, “The Salton Sea: A Countdown to Disaster.”  In addition to the Primetime Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has Regional Emmy Awards for television news and documentaries. John anchors the evening news […]



Hundreds gather for an Open House celebration of the well-known and respected law firm Epsten Grinnell & Howell. On Friday, July 15, 2016, Epsten Grinnell & Howell celebrated its 30th anniversary with an open house held at their San Diego office.  The firm was delighted to welcome over 200 friends, including clients, city attorney representatives, […]


FHA & VA Disclosure – Effective July 1, 2016

AB 596 Annual Budget Report Reminder: Civil Code section 5300 is amended beginning July 1, 2016. The annual budget report of a condominium project must include a separate statement describing the status of the common interest development as a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved condominium project and as a federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)-approved condominium project. Two statements are […]


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