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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing is enacting Fair Housing Regulations for the first time: Do you know what is about to happen?

The DFEH is in the process of adopting regulations interpreting the State Fair Housing laws, including:
• Assistance animals
• The Request and Verification process for Reasonable Accommodation of Disabilities
• Harassment
• Retaliation
• Criminal History
• Various types of discrimination, including discriminatory effect
• Liability for discrimination

Janet Powers, Esq. will lead a one-hour webinar addressing this timely topic from 11:00 am to noon on Wednesday, December 13.

CACM Member price $59; Non-member price $79. 1 CEU

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Jacqueline D. Foster, Esq. becomes Firm Shareholder

Fiore, Racobs & Powers, A Professional Law Corporation proudly announces that Jacqueline D. Foster, Esq. has become a shareholder in the Firm. Jacqueline’s commitment to the Firm, Clients and the community association industry is well demonstrated by the outstanding quality of her legal services and leadership.

Jacqueline Foster has been a member of the California State Bar since 2008 and joined the Firm in 2009 working in the Firm's Inland Empire office. Three years later, Jacqueline moved to the Firm’s Orange County office and has been working with clients in all three offices – Orange County, Inland Empire and Coachella Valley. She has made a significant contribution to the Firm’s Assessment Collection practice, as well as working with our community association clients on general community association legal and litigation matters. She is an active member of the Orange County Regional Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI-OCRC) and California Association of Community Manager (CACM). She received the 2015 CAI-OCRC Outstanding Service Award and is currently Co-Chairman of the Programs Committee in 2016. She has been on the CAI-OCRC Programs Committee since 2012 and has been a coordinator and presenter at CAI-OC luncheons and the CAI Spring Forum.

John R. MacDowell, Esq. admitted to prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL)

Congratulations to John R. MacDowell, Esq., who was granted membership into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). Fewer than 150 attorneys nationwide will be admitted to the prestigious organization this year. Fellows of the College are among the most respected community association attorneys in the country. Richard S. Fiore, Esq., Janet L.S. Powers, Esq. and Margaret G. "Gen" Wangler, Esq. are also CCAL members.

Jacqueline D. Foster, Esq. honored with CAI-0C Outstanding Service Award

Over 500 industry professionals were gathered for CAI-OCEC 2016 Awards & Wine Dinner at Disney's Grand California Hotel. Jacqueline was honored with the Outstanding Service Award and was coordinator of the Program of the Year. Attorney John R. MacDowell is also member of the Chapter Legislative Support Committee which was recognized as Committee of the Year. Congratulations to all the nominees, including attorney Nathan P. Bettenhausen, Esq. and Diane Weissberg, Manager of Client Relations at Fiore Racobs & Powers.