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North Carolina Chapter: Community Associations Institute

March 12 at 8:15 am EST

Offit Kurman Attorneys Mike Hunter & Ben Karb Presenting on the topic of "The Fair Housing Act"

Join us for North Carolina's premier event for community association law and legal education for board members and community managers. Our speakers include the state's leading industry attorneys and subject matter experts
Fri. March 12
8:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

This unique annual event draws board members and managers each year to learn about the latest developments in community association law and legal issues. Our speakers include many of the state's premier industry attorneys in HOA and condominium association law. 

This year's topics & speakers:


  • Case Law Update - Brian Edlin & Tim Sellers
  • The Importance of Community Collections in the Age of COVID - Cynthia Jones & Margaret Chase
  • Uncomfortable Conversations: Bridging the Diversity Gap in Your Community - Hope Carmichael & Niya Fonville
  • Legislative Update: How the Pandemic & Legislative Response Impact Your Community - Weldon Jones & Henry Jones
  • Can You Really DO That? 10 Real-Life Operations Situations in Q&A format - Charles Meier & Ellen Wortman
  • Fair Housing Act: Protections, Buzz Words & Pitfalls - Mike Hunter & Ben Karb
  • Post-COVID Topics: What now? Meetings, Communications and Planning - Chris Gelwicks & Ted Mitchell
  • Navigating Builder Defects - Steve Black & Kevin Giles
  • Acts of God: Preparing, Reacting & Paying - Adam Beaudoin & Amy Wooten
  • Enough is Enough! Governing Document Enforcement & Violations - Adam Marshall & Harmony Taylor
  • Architectural Review: the Good, the Bad & the Just Plain Weird - David Wilson & Tina Pace
  • Plus: Post-sessions Wrap-up on main stage - Panel Q&A facilitated by Todd Whitlow



mike.hunter@offitkurman.com | 704.716.0817

Mike Hunter’s practice focuses on community and condominium association law. He represents more than 700 associations across North Carolina.

Mike’s background includes real estate and litigation, with a concentration in the area of creditors’ rights, including debt collection, bankruptcy, foreclosure, lien enforcement, and collateral recovery.

From 1995 to 2006, Mike served as an assistant attorney for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, primarily in the areas of civil process and judgment enforcement.



ben.karb@offitkurman.com | 704.716.0929

Ben Karb's law practice is dedicated to commercial real estate transactions and advising HOAs and condominium associations in both North and South Carolina.

In his HOA and condominium practice, Ben regularly advises HOAs and condominium associations across a broad spectrum of issues, including the interpretation of covenants, contractual matters, and collection of assessments. He routinely attends membership meetings and assists communities with the ever-difficult process of amending their governing documents. He has formed numerous HOAs and condominium associations, and regularly drafts and amends Declarations and corporate documents for his clients.


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March 12
8:15 am - 2:45 pm