KIERAN J. PURCELL

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KIERAN J. PURCELL

Shareholder

Practice Areas

Community Association Counsel
Contract Counsel

Education

University of Colorado, 1985
California Western School of Law, 1995

Affiliations and Memberships

State Bar of California
American Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association
American Legion, Post 275
Community Associations Institute (CAI), Member, San Diego Chapter Past President and Board Member
Legislative Support Committee (LSC), Member, San Diego Chapter
California Association of Community Managers (CACM), Member

Overview

Kieran Purcell graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1985. After serving seven years in the United States Navy, Kieran joined Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC as a law clerk while attending California Western School of Law. Upon graduation in April 1995, Kieran became an attorney with the firm where his work on behalf of community associations includes providing advice on all types of corporate matters including litigation, interpretation and enforcement of governing documents and reconstruction issues. He has been a shareholder of EG&H since 2002.

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. Currently, Kieran is a delegate for the Legislative Support Committee for the San Diego Chapter, in support of CAI’s California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC), and teaches the Common Interest Development Law Course. During his tenure with CAI, Kieran has earned the San Diego Chapter’s President’s Award four times, and in 2006 was recognized with the Samuel L. Dolnick Lifetime Achievement Award.

In September 2015, Captain Kieran Purcell retired from the United States Navy after 30 years of active and reserve service, including 3 tours as Commanding Officer.

A former President of the San Diego Chapter of the University of Colorado Alumni Association, Kieran served 5 years on the University’s National Alumni Board of Directors.

Honors & Awards

  • 2018-Present - Chair, California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) SB 721 Task Force
  • 2006-2009, 2017-Present - California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) Delegate
  • 2012-Present - CAI Legislative Support Committee (LSC)
  • 2014 - CAI San Diego Chapter President's Award
  • 2004-2011 - California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC)
  • 2007 - CAI San Diego Chapter President's Award
  • 2006 - CAI San Diego Chapter, Samuel L. Dolnick Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2005 - President, CAI San Diego Chapter
  • 2004 - Co-Chair, CAI National Conference Committee
  • 2004 - CAI San Diego Chapter President’s Award
  • 2003-2005 - CAI San Diego Chapter Board Member
  • 2001 - CAI San Diego Chapter President’s Award
  • 2000-2005 - University of Colorado National Alumni Board of Directors
  • 1999 - Co-Chair, CAI San Diego Golf and Tennis Charity Classic
  • 1998-2001 - CAI San Diego Chapter Board Member
  • 1996-2000 - President, San Diego Chapter of the University of Colorado Alumni Association
  • Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC Articles


    Additional Articles

    • Condominium Association Can Enact Rules Excluding Non-Resident Owner From Using Common Area Recreational Facilities
    • Delegation of Board of Directors Powers to Officers and Committee
    • Amendment To Bylaws Creating A New And Disadvantaged Class Must Be Approved By Members Of That Class
    • Ethics In Community Association Management
    • If You Aren’t Supporting CLAC, You Aren’t Paying Attention (President’s Message)

    Events & Speaking Engagements

    May
    16
    Wed
    CAI San Diego Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show @ Sheraton Carlsbad
    May 16 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
    CAI San Diego Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show @ Sheraton Carlsbad

    Join attorney Kieran J. Purcell, Esq. and Tiffany Christian at CAI San Diego’s Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show.

    Oct
    5
    Fri
    CAI San Diego Golf Classic
    Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    CAI San Diego Golf Classic

    Join Kieran J. Purcell, Esq. and Tiffany Christian for a day on the golf course with CAI’s San Diego chapter.

    Oct
    18
    Thu
    CAI California Legislative Action Committee Benefit Dinner @ Pechanga Resort & Casino
    Oct 18 all-day
    Oct
    19
    Fri
    CAI National Legal Forum @ Pechanga Resort & Casino
    Oct 19 all-day
    CAI National Legal Forum @ Pechanga Resort & Casino

    Join Shareholders Susan M. Hawks McClintic, Esq., Kieran J. Purcell, Esq. and Tiffany Christian at CAI National’s Legal Forum.

    Nov
    14
    Wed
    CAI San Diego Business Partner Appreciation Mixer
    Nov 14 all-day
    Dec
    4
    Tue
    CAI San Diego Holiday Trade Show and Awards @ Hilton Mission Bay
    Dec 4 all-day
    CAI San Diego Holiday Trade Show and Awards @ Hilton Mission Bay

    Join Shareholders Susan M. Hawks McClinitc, Esq., Kieran J. Purcell, Esq. and Tiffany Christian at CAI San Diego’s Holiday Trade Show and Awards.

    Dec
    7
    Fri
    CAI San Diego Holiday Reception
    Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Jan
    18
    Fri
    CAI San Diego Annual Awards & Gala
    Jan 18 all-day
    CAI San Diego Annual Awards & Gala

    Join Shareholders Susan M. Hawks McClintic, Esq., Kieran J. Purcell, Esq., and Tiffany Christian at the annual CAI San Diego Annual Awards & Gala

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