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Meet Your Legislators’ Day for Condos and HOA’s – 10/4/17

The Michigan Community Association Institute Legislative Action Committee is hosting a meet your legislators’ day on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am at Karoub Associates, 121 West Allegan, Lansing, MI 48933.

**Please RSVP to Joe Gebhardt at jgebhardt@kramertriad.com no later than September 20, 2017.  Please include the names of your state representative and senator.  If you do not know your state representative or senator, please include your home address and we will look it up.

All attendees are invited to speak to their state representatives and senators about bills impacting Michigan community associations.

WHAT IS THE LAC?

The Michigan Community Association Institute Legislative Action Committee (LAC), is the official voice with legislators and regulators for community associations in Michigan. The LAC exists to speak with one voice on legislative and regulatory matters that impact community associations, community association managers and CAI business partners.

WHAT IS PURPOSE OF LANSING DAY?

  • Meet with members of the State House of Representatives, State Senate and their staff to provide them with information about important community association issues and raise awareness about the LAC.
  • Educate the members of CAI and the communities that they serve regarding legislation impacting Michigan community associations.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

  • 10:00am – 11:00am – Presentation of key LAC state issues and talking points
  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Scheduled Meetings with your state representative, senator and/or staff (Karoub Associates is located near their office buildings so you will be walking to the offices after the presentation)

SCHEDULING MEETINGS WITH YOUR LEGISLATORS 

CAI will schedule your meetings with your members of the legislature and their staff if you RSVP by September 20, 2017.  If you have a personal relationship and prefer to schedule the meeting on your own, please let us know.

If you are unable to attend, please consider visiting www.caionline.org/lacdonate to make a donation to the LAC.  

Written by

kevin@hirzellaw.com

Kevin Hirzel is the Managing Member of Hirzel Law, PLC. Hirzel Law has offices in Farmington, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City and services clients throughout the State of Michigan. Mr. Hirzel focuses his practice on condominium law, homeowners association law, and real estate law. He is a fellow in the College of Community Association Lawyers (“CCAL”), a prestigious designation given to less than 175 attorneys in the country. Mr. Hirzel formerly served on the CCAL National Board of Governors and is a former member of the Community Associations Institute’s (“CAI”) Board of Trustees, an international organization with over 40,000 members worldwide that is dedicated to improving community associations. Mr. Hirzel has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Michigan by Leading Lawyers, a distinction earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed in Michigan. He has been named a Michigan “Rising Star” in real estate law by Super Lawyers Magazine, a designation is given to no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. Mr. Hirzel was also named as a “Go-To-Lawyer” in condominium and real estate law by Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly. Hirzel Law was also voted the best law firm in Metro Detroit in the Detroit Free Press Best of the Best awards. He is the Co-Chairman of the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law Section Committee for Condominiums, PUDs & Cooperatives. Mr. Hirzel has authored numerous articles on community association law for publications such as the Michigan Community Association News, Michigan Real Property Review, Macomb County Bar Briefs and the Washington Post. He is also the author of “Hirzel’s Handbook: How to operate a Michigan Condo or HOA”, which is available for purchase on amazon.com. Mr. Hirzel has been interviewed on community association legal issues by various media outlets throughout the country, such as CBS, CNBC, Common Ground Magazine, Community Association Management Insider, the Dan Abrams Show on SiriusXM Radio, the Detroit News, Dr. Drew Midday Live on KABC Radio, Fox Business News, Fox News, HOALeader.com, the Law & Crime Network, Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly, NPR, WWJ News Radio and WXYZ. Mr. Hirzel is a dynamic speaker and frequently lectures on community association law throughout Michigan, as well as nationally at the CAI National Law Seminar, and is a two-time winner of the best manuscript award at the CAI National Law Seminar.

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