Richardson | Ober | DeNichilo LLP combines the best in community association legal counsel throughout California.

Richardson | Ober | DeNichilo LLP combines the best in community association legal counsel throughout California.

We Are Your Counsel

We believe that a client cannot be served by an individual so well as by a team. Richardson|Ober and Nordberg|DeNichilo are joining forces to bring together the best in community association counsel in California. Kelly Richardson, Matt Ober and Robert DeNichilo will be partners in the firm, and Dan Nordberg will serve as Of Counsel. Through collaboration we are able to ensure the development of specialized competence. Each of us is strengthened with the judgment of all.

By advancing the best interests of the client through the combined knowledge, experience and values of each team member, our firm delivers the highest level of service and experience for all of our clients.

We establish trusted long-lasting relationships with our clients  by assisting them in tackling today’s most challenging community association and real estate matters.

Industry Focused, Relationship Driven

Each client’s needs are unique. We are committed to providing insightful, quality and timely legal assistance, with attention to every detail and consistency in the result obtained. The combined depth and breadth of our collective experience enables us to provide innovative legal representation and counsel, which reflects the unique goals, objectives, and circumstances of each of our valued clients.

Practice Areas

Continuing Education Opportunities

Providing education to residents living in common interest developments, their boards of directors, and property managers is a passion of ours at Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo. We offer complimentary webinars to help keep you informed on relevant issues. Our online courses also help managers earn the CAM-ICB credit they need to maintain their credentials.

Industry Leaders

Our attorneys are leaders in their field and are regularly invited to contribute articles to major publications, speak at industry events and provide general counsel to industry-related service provides such as real estate brokerages and other organizations who partner with HOAs.

Connected to Our Communities

We are proud members of the Community Association Institute (CAI) and affiliates of the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). Our attorneys and staff take an active role in supporting the outreach efforts of our local chapters.

Assessment Delinquency Collections

R|O|D Collect is our online judicial foreclosure approach to assessment delinquency collections. Our unique program allows clients to monitor their collection matters in real time.

Experience Matters

What sets Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo apart from other law firms is the depth and breadth of experience we bring to the practice of community association law and the proven success rates of our attorneys.

Recent Articles

HUD Issues New Guidance on How to Evaluate Requests for Reasonable Accommodation Request for Assistance Animals

HUD Issues New Guidance on How to Evaluate Requests for Reasonable Accommodation Request for Assistance Animals

Over the last several years, community associations have experienced an increase in the number of residents claiming the need of assistance animals. These claims are often supported by documentation readily obtained by answering a few questions online. The ease of qualifying “assistance animals” has led to abuse by those who want to keep a pet, despite association rules and restrictions that might prevent them from doing so. This abuse has also caused confusion for associations without guidance on how to evaluate the claims for reasonable accommodations by residents with a real need for assistance animals.

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So, what does the “Inspector of Elections” do, anyway?

So, what does the “Inspector of Elections” do, anyway?

The role of the inspector of elections can be a confusing mystery to members asked to serve in that role and to managers who may not really know what the job involves. Too often the inspector of elections is not appointed before the election process starts, and owners are frequently asked to serve in the role to open and count ballots at the time of the meeting set for that purpose.

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Our goal is to recover delinquent assessments and reduce the financial hardship caused by delinquent assessment payments. R|O|D Collect is an innovative, online, attorney-driven assessment recovery program that provides you with real-time status updates of your collection accounts anytime, anywhere.

Memberships & Affiliations

234 E. Colorado Boulevard
Suite 800
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel: 626.449.5577
Fax: 626.449.5572

4000 Barranca Parkway
suite 250
Irvine, CA 92604
Tel: 949.654.1510
Fax: 626.449.5572

Turner Riverwalk
11801 Pierce Street, 2nd Floor
Riverside, CA 92505
Tel: 951.710.3210
Fax: 626.449.5572