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|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

State Releases New Guidance to Help Counties Plan for Reopening Based on Decisions by Local Public Health Officials

State Releases New Guidance to Help Counties Plan for Reopening Based on Decisions by Local Public Health Officials

Last Friday, the California Department of Public Health issued new guidelines for reopening additional sectors of the economy. The new guidance contains two main points of interest to community associations including Fitness Facilities and Outdoor Recreation. While neither document specifically referenced HOAs, both documents provide guidance for reopening pool areas, and the Fitness Facility Guidance includes information for associations that have gyms. It is important to note that these go into effect no sooner than June 12, 2020, and only after county health officer approval following review of specific criteria related to the spread of coronavirus infection.

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Addressing Mental Illness In Our Community Associations

Addressing Mental Illness In Our Community Associations

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it is impossible to ignore the additional impact on our communities from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Under normal circumstances, we are impacted by the steady rise in occupancy rates in multi-unit residential communities. e challenges of individuals living in relatively close proximity to one another under rules enforced by lay leaders has its stress points that require each of us to develop a higher level of tolerance and a degree of civility.

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Responding to COVID- 19:  How to Manage Your Community While Reassuring Your Residents

Responding to COVID- 19: How to Manage Your Community While Reassuring Your Residents

It’s here. The “Natural Disaster” few saw coming and fewer still think they are prepared to handle. Yesterday, the California Department of Public Health issued a statement that the gathering of 250 people or more should be postponed or cancelled. Smaller gatherings in facilities that do not allow for
“social distancing” of six feet should be cancelled or postponed. Gatherings of people at high risk of illness should be limited to no more than 10 people.

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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

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

Irvine
Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo
4000 Barranca Parkway
suite 250
Irvine, CA 92604
Tel: 949.654.1510
Fax: 626.449.5572

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