Tucson Business Radio – Community Law -Episode #2
Michael has worked with Carolyn for the past 12 years, beginning when he was an undergraduate at the University of Arizona. He has been a licensed attorney for the past 8 years and practices exclusively in community association law. Carolyn and Michael formed their law partnership in the Fall of 2014. He has experience in a wide variety of community association and real estate issues, including covenant enforcement and assessment collection, as well as county and municipal zoning requirements, and easement and right-of-way disputes. Michael is a member and Past-President of the Southern Arizona Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI) and is a member of the Arizona Association of Community Association Managers (AACM). Michael has lectured on community association issues and provided instruction to various community boards and community management groups.
Carolyn B. Goldschmidt, Esq.
Carolyn has practiced community association law in southern Arizona for 30 years, including covenant enforcement, construction defects, architectural control, assessment collection, transition from developer control, dispute resolution, counseling, and drafting and review of governing documents. She is certified as a real estate specialist by the State Bar of Arizona and is a long-time member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI). Carolyn served on the Board of Directors of the Southern Arizona Chapter of CAI for more than 8 years and is a Past President of the Chapter. She also is a member of the Arizona Association of Community Association Managers (AACM). In addition, Carolyn has training and experience in alternative dispute resolution as a mediator and communication facilitator. Carolyn has taught courses in community association law for CAI, AACM, the Hogan School of Real Estate, and Lorman Educational Services, and has lectured frequently on community association law for various other groups and community boards.She hosted the Legal Hotline: Community Law Edition on KNST-790-AM radio.
Green Valley Council
I spent over 30 years in the department store world as a senior executive in operations. My wife and I were born in Columbus, Ohio and through work lived in Indianapolis, Denver, Cleveland and New Jersey before moving to Tucson. We started our company in Tucson in 2008 and we are now approaching 100 employees. I have served on numerous committees overseeing charitable operations within the cities that i have resided in.
LaBarre Oksnee Insurance
Jeff Leane is a community association insurance specialist with LaBarre Oksnee Insurance – a medium sized insurance broker founded in 1985.Jeff got his start working with community associations back in 1992 as a community manager and later as a development consultant for home builders before joining LaBarre Oksnee in 2006. Currently LaBarre Oksnee insures more than 6,000 community associations in Arizona, California and Nevada.