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

We believe that a client cannot be served by an individual so well as by a team. Today we are excited to announce the joining of our teams. 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.

We Are Your Counsel

Practice Areas

Grow Your Career

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. That is why Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo offers complementary online courses that will be available to 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.

News & Events

Senate Bill 563 Brings Sweeping Changes to The Open Meeting Act and How Community Association Boards and Their Managers Conduct Association Business

Senate Bill 563 Brings Sweeping Changes to The Open Meeting Act and How Community Association Boards and Their Managers Conduct Association Business

The Open Meeting Act (Civil Code Section 1363.05), first passed in 1995, has been amended and expanded several times over the years; however, the changes which took effect in January 2012 SB 563 are by far the most sweeping in their impact upon California common...

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All About LA’s EBEWE Ordinance

All About LA’s EBEWE Ordinance

Recently I received a telephone call from a worried client who was contacted by an unscrupulous vendor who insisted that the association will be heavily penalized in the event it does not comply with Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency (“EBEWE”) Ordinance...

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SB 323 Heads to the Assembly

Back in April, we alerted you to some changing legislation in Sacramento. Sentate Bill (SB) 323 (last session’s SB 1265) re-emerged to address association elections and provide director qualifications. Just this last week, we learned that SB 323 passed through the...

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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

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California Association of Community Managers
California Association of Realtors logo

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