Epsten, APC Educational Events


At Epsten, APC, we believe that well-informed managers and board of directors are better prepared to govern associations and protect associations from both preventable membership discord and litigation. In addition to our annual Legal Symposia, we offer multiple other educational events, including Free Fridays and Legal Lessons for community association managers and Board Basics and Board Boot Camps for board members.


[Exhibitor & Breakout Sponsor] CAI-SD: Education Conference & Trade Show
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Board Basics [Free Webinar] @ Virtual - Zoom
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Free Fridays – Attorney Q&A @ Virtual - Zoom
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Epsten Board Bootcamp @ Centerside Building
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Epsten, APC is pleased to offer a 4-hour extended Board Bootcamp orientation, led by our experienced attorneys. This is an in-depth program designed to meet the needs of board members and community association leaders.

Includes: Light refreshments, parking, and a copy of our “How to Be a Good Director Handbook.”

Registration is limited to 65 persons. Training is open to community association managers, board members, and volunteer leaders.



Directors’ Duties
The Role of the HOA
The Business Judgment Rule
The Duty of Loyalty – Board of Directors Conflicts of Interest
Board Meetings and Executive Sessions: Governance and the “Opening Meeting Act”
Board of Directors Fiscals Duties, Required Statements and Disclosures to Owners

Rules & Enforcement
Rules of Enforcement
Dispute Resolution and Enforcing the Governing Documents

Elections and Secret Ballot Votes
Document Requests and Issues
Amendment of Governing Documents

Fair Housing

Disability and Discrimination Issues

Attorney Q&A


Attorney Faculty:

Pejman D. Kharrazian, Esq. & Jillian M. Wright, Esq.

Legal Lessons [Free Webinar] @ Virtual - Zoom
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Board Basics [Free Webinar] @ Virtual - Zoom
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
[Exhibitor Sponsor] CAI-CV: Legislative Update Lunch Program
Nov 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
[COMING SOON] Coachella – 2024 Community Association Legal Symposium
Nov 22 all-day
[COMING SOON] San Diego – 2024 Community Association Legal Symposium
Dec 6 all-day


For Managers

For Board Members

For Everyone
Free Fridays – Attorney Q&A Board Basics Legal Symposium
Legal Lessons Board Orientation Newsletters
Legal Symposium Board Boot Camp Articles

For Community Association Managers:

  • Free Fridays – Free Fridays are complimentary Q&A-style Zoom webinars with Epsten, APC attorneys for local Southern California community managers on select Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Legal Lessons – Community managers looking to continue their professional growth and expertise in community association management while earning CE credits are invited to join us for a complimentary one-hour lunch and learn program. Local Epsten, APC attorneys will share their insights on some of the most common legal topics and issues facing community associations.


For Board Members:

  • Board Basics – Board Basics are complimentary Zoom webinar presentations covering the key responsibilities of being a board member. Topics will include director duties, rules & enforcement, and a special presentation focusing specifically on Coachella Valley communities.
  • Board Orientation – A two-hour program instructed by one of our experienced attorneys covering the basics to govern your association.
  • Board Boot Camps – A four-hour extended program led by one of our experienced attorneys tailored to your association’s needs — covering the basics and beyond!


For Everyone (Managers & Board Members):

  • Legal Symposium – Our Annual Legal Symposium offers timely, comprehensive legal information on topics relevant to community association law. This is an exclusive opportunity for clients, community association boards, and community association managers to hear the firm’s top attorneys provide updates and insight on case law, legislative changes and emerging trends important to the practice of community association law.