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. For more than 29 years, 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.
On April 13, 2015, the San Diego Business Journal showcased the top San Diego attorneys in private practice as nominated by their peers. Epsten Grinnell & Howell are proud to announce that four of our attorneys have been honored among the 2015 “Best of the Bar.” Congratulations to Jon H. Epsten, Lori Bessler, Mandy Hexom and Pejman Kharrazian!READ MORE
Verdugo v. Target Corp. (2014) 59 Cal.4th 312 By Carrie M. Timko, Esq. The provision and use of automated external defibrillators (“AEDs”) in community associations has been a topic of interest for managers and boards since Health and Safety Code § 104113 required every “health studio” to acquire and maintain an AED onsite and to […]READ MORE
By David A. Kline, Esq. In 1979, Bernard and Perlee Solomon purchased a home in the Ironwood Country Club. Four years later, they planted eight date palm trees without first seeking or obtaining approval from their association’s architectural control committee, in violation of the CC&Rs. The association sued the Solomons and sought a mandatory injunction […]READ MORE