Homeowner and Condominium Association Law

We provide a full range of client services to homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, in both Missouri and Illinois. The Homeowner and Condominium Association team has the experience and depth of resources to provide high quality and affordable representation for your Association. Our commitment is to be a steadfast, responsive partner who understands your Association’s needs and collaborates with you to create practical, cost-effective solutions to your legal challenges.

Attorneys Todd Hamby and Stephen Davis are active members of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), the trade group for homeowner and condominium associations and their service providers. Our representations often involve the following areas:

  • Collection of delinquent assessments, including assistance with bankruptcy, estate and probate, foreclosure, and garnishment/execution issues
  • Enforcement of governing documents, including indentures, declarations, by-laws, rules, regulations and policies
  • Defense of lawsuits brought against the Association
  • Amending or restating governing documents, including drafting amendments to governing documents
  • Amending or restating plats
  • Corporate governance questions including interpretation of governing documents, how to notice or run a meeting or election and properly incorporating with the Missouri Secretary of State
  • Rezoning and real estate development issues
  • Tax issues before the local taxing authorities
  • Code enforcement issues with local authorities
  • Review of loan and bank documents
  • Filings with the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
  • Compliance with the U.S. Fair Housing Act and Missouri Human Rights Act
  • Review of service provider estimates, proposals and contracts
  • Disputes with service providers over contracts and services rendered
  • Defense of employment, workers’ compensation and discrimination actions before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) and Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation
  • Transitioning from Developer to Owner control
  • Drafting agreements with Owners related to the Association’s architectural control powers
Select an Attorney
S. Todd Hamby
Stephen G. Davis
Kerri A. Mitchell
Jenna I. Kopff
Kevin J. Williams
Gregory J. Murphy
Richard A. Laney