a broader perspective




a full service community
association law firm





Drafting, amendment, and restatement of CC&Rs, articles of incorporation, bylaws, operating rules, and other association governing documents.


Advise associations on legal and business issues related to real estate matters, contractual disputes, employment/labor issues, insurance claims, liability prevention, financial planning, and reporting and disclosure requirements.



Preparation for and representation of associations in internal dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution (i.e., mediation and arbitration) proceedings.



Negotiation and drafting of construction contracts, covenants running with the land, easements, leases, employment agreements, vendor and service provider contracts, indemnity and release forms,  film location agreements, and other contracts.



Analyze and research legal issues facing associations, prepare opinions and advisory letters for associations on those issues, and provide suggestions and guidance to associations on addressing and resolving corporate business issues.



Conduct education sessions for association boards of directors on corporate governance, fiduciary duties, and compliance with local, state, and federal statutory and regulatory requirements.



We are partnered with litigation attorneys to assist associations with legal disputes involving their members/owners and third parties, and can help oversee every step of the litigation process.



Preparation for and representation of associations in internal dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution (i.e., mediation and arbitration) proceedings.



We assist associations with enforcing their operating rules and pursuing disciplinary measures and other enforcement actions against members/owners for rule violations.


Alex Noland of Noland Law PC
Alex is the founding shareholder of Noland Law PC and manages the firm. He has been practicing California community association law since 2008.
Alex has built a strong reputation for providing creative solutions and clear opinions to his clients. His practice includes counseling associations on corporate governance, fiduciary duties, and compliance with statutory requirements; negotiating and drafting contracts; amending and restating governing documents; preparing opinions on corporate business and legal issues; and representing associations in mediation and other dispute resolution proceedings. Alex provides legal services to associations managing residential, mixed-use, and commercial and industrial common interest developments throughout California.
Alex has been active in industry organizations in southern and northern California for many years, garnering numerous accolades.  From 2014 to 2019, Alex served on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area and Central California Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), and was that Chapter’s President in 2018. On a national level, he is a fellow of CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers, a select honor conferred in recognition of his long history of commitment as an educator and advocate for community associations. Alex regularly speaks statewide at educational programs hosted by and authors articles for publications of CAI, the California Association of Community Managers (CACM), and the Educational Community for HOA Homeowners (ECHO).
In 2019 and 2020, Alex was selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only five percent of attorneys in California receive this distinction.


Noland Law was born out of a desire to create a new approach in servicing each community association's unique circumstances and needs.  We offer plain-spoken, concise guidance and creative solutions to provide the simplest path to results.  Our client relationships are founded on an open dialog, focused attention and responsive communication.  Your success is our success.  Our team draws on its years of experience to proactively assist association boards of directors and management personnel in avoiding legal risk and achieving corporate goals through effective business decisions.

We are part of your community, and as such have a deeper understanding of the local laws, practices and quirks that come with living in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We also belong to a large network of regional partner businesses and colleagues and use those connections to keep up to date on any information that would benefit and guide our work together.  On a state level, we work with leading industry organizations in an effort to advocate, educate and shape legislature that affects communities across California.  Through our varied efforts and community involvement we are able to cultivate a broader perspective that informs every facet of service here at Noland Law.







100 Pine Street, Suite 1250, San Francisco, CA 94111​



145 S. Fairfax Avenue, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90036


Email: info@noland-law.com

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