Kieran J. Purcell Elected Managing Shareholder of Epsten, APC

Epsten, APC is pleased to announce the election of Kieran J. Purcell, Esq., CCAL, as the firm’s new Managing Shareholder, effective January 2024. Kieran served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer for the past two years and has been a Shareholder with the firm since 2006.  Kieran has been an integral part of Epsten, APC’s presence in the common interest development industry and a tireless advocate for community association as Chair of the California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC).

Kieran’s outstanding leadership qualities, extensive experience, achievements, and dedication to advocating for community associations will prove instrumental in leading the firm,” said Susan M. Hawks McClintic, Epsten’s previous Managing Shareholder. Sue served as a Managing Shareholder in 2022 and 2023.


I am honored to take on the role of Managing Shareholder and the challenge of keeping Epsten as a recognized leader in community association law,” said Kieran.



Kieran spent three terms on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), where he served as its President, co-chaired the National Seminar Committee, and co-chaired the Golf & Tennis Charity Classic. He is a San Diego Chapter’s Legislative Support Committee (LSC) delegate.

Kieran is a four-time recipient of the San Diego Chapter’s President’s Award and also a recipient of the Samuel L. Dolnick Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2023, he was recognized with the San Diego Chapter’s Legacy Award. He is a fellow of the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL).