Community Associations General Counsel
Ball Janik LLP provides comprehensive general counsel services to community associations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The firm regularly works with community association clients on all aspects of governance and compliance, including interpretation of rights and obligations under governing documents, amendments to governing documents, development and enforcement of rules and regulations, assessments and collections, risk management and insurance, operating budgets and reserves, vendor contracts, and resolution of disputes with third parties.
Drawing on its experience in real estate, land use, construction law, insurance coverage, and environmental law, the firm is also well known for assisting community associations in litigation matters. For example, Ball Janik has successfully represented community associations in eminent domain (“takings”) proceedings against local governments, in shareholder derivative actions against developers, in easement and boundary disputes, and in claims against property and casualty insurers.