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Epsten Grinnell & Howell is a leading Southern California law firm whose practice is dedicated to the complex field of community association law. More than 4,000 homeowners’ associations (HOAs) have selected the knowledgeable, effective and skilled attorneys of Epsten Grinnell & Howell to guide their corporate activities and represent their interests.

For more than 28 years, the attorneys of Epsten Grinnell & Howell have provided common interest developments with counsel, legal strategies, rapid assessment recovery, construction defect and other civil litigation, interpretation of fair housing issues, and alternative dispute resolution. If you are involved in the governance or management of a homeowners association, explore our website to learn more about how the legal expertise of Epsten Grinnell & Howell can benefit you.

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San Diego Legal Symposium: Online Registration Available


Online registration for Legal Symposium 2014 is now available.  This important educational event will be held on Friday, November 7, at the Town & Country Hotel & Convention Center in San Diego. Our Legal Symposium offers timely, comprehensive legal information on topics relevant to community association law. This is an exclusive opportunity for clients, community […]

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Drought Legislation: Say Goodbye to Your Green Lawns; New Law Blocks Fines During Drought Emergencies


By: David A. Kline, Esq. What Does the New Law Say? On July 21, 2014, the Governor signed AB 2100 into law. The new law, which became effective immediately, amended Civil Code section 4735. Because the Governor has already declared a state of emergency due to drought,[1] the new law now prohibits associations from fining […]

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Mary M. Howell & Anne L. Rauch Named “Top Attorneys”


Congratulations to Mary M. Howell and Anne L. Rauch, who were named as two of the year’s Top Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript. Mary is a Top Attorney in the Real Estate & Construction Transactional category.  In Mary’s Top Attorney profile, she describes some of her involvement in major community association law cases, […]

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