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Senior Attorney at Law

Practice Areas

Community Association Counsel
Civil Litigation


Kent State University, 2000
Stetson University College of Law, 2002

Affiliations and Memberships

State Bar of California
Hawaii Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association
Community Associations Institute (CAI), Member & Educational Committee Member
California Association of Community Managers (CACM), Member & Legal Steering Committee Member


Carrie M. Timko has been an attorney with Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC since 2007. She was born and raised in Warren, Ohio and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Business Administration from Kent State University in 2000. After being awarded a full scholarship to Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida, she graduated cum laude in December 2002 with her Juris Doctor. Carrie also earned her Master of Business Administration from Stetson University in 2002.

While she assists her clients with general corporate matters, her practice focuses on litigation, including enforcement actions, contract issues, and government claims. Carrie has also succeeded on several appellate matters before the Fourth District Court of Appeal in San Diego and Orange Counties. She has authored several articles on relevant community association issues for industry publications, and has spoken at several industry events. Carrie is a member of the California and Hawaii Bars, and the San Diego County Bar Association. She has also participated in the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, and has served on the Educational Committee for the San Diego Chapter of CAI. She currently serves on the Legal Steering Committee for CACM.

Events & Speaking Engagements

Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC San Diego Legal Symposium @ Town & Country Hotel
Dec 6 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 am
Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC San Diego Legal Symposium @ Town & Country Hotel

Our Annual Legal Symposium offers comprehensive legal information for our clients, community association boards and community association managers. This is an exclusive opportunity to meet with our team and hear our attorneys provide updates and insight on case law and legislative changes and trends.

We invite you to join hundreds of your colleagues for a complimentary day of:

  • Exhibitor networking
  • Legislative and case law updates
  • Attorney Q&A and round tables
  • Best practices and hot topics specific to community associations 

Refreshments will be provided with breakfast and lunch.

This event is pending CACM-approval for 2 CEUs and is pending approval for 5 CMCA credits by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB).

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