Owners of rental property in California face one of the most challenging housing markets in the country and are constantly being subjected to serious liability claims. Unfortunately, many owners and property managers are not aware of the issues and how they are able to be prevented until they find themselves facing costly and arduous lawsuits. A good exercise to ask yourself at least once a week: Is there anything I did or didn’t do that could lead to legal problems? What have I learned? What would the reasonable person be expected to do in my circumstances? What could I do differently in the future? In this training, we will guide you through a myriad of situations in which you can significantly reduce your liability simply through being informed.
About the Speaker: Shawn Bankson is a partner in the Northern California office of Kimball, Tirey & St. Johnn LLP. His legal practice specializes in fair housing matters. Additionally, he is a frequent trainer for many associations and management companies throughout the state of California in the areas of fair housing and landlord/tenant law.