Kathleen is part of a core team of attorneys dedicated to the firm’s Community Associations practice. With close to 15 years of experience, she serves as general counsel to homeowner and condominium associations located in Virginia.
Kathleen’s practice includes advising boards on various areas of the law, providing guidance on governance, interpreting and drafting amendments to governing documents, preparing comprehensive administrative and policy resolutions, counseling associations on fair housing matters, negotiating contracts, and conducting tailor-made trainings for associations. In 2020, Kathleen helped co-create WRVB’s Open Session webpage, an online resource with curated content for Virginia community associations.
Kathleen is an active member in the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (SEVA-CAI). She frequently teaches at chapter events and regularly authors articles for the chapter. Kathleen serves as a member of SEVA-CAI’s Board of Directors and currently serves as Vice-President. She has previously received SEVA-CAI’s Rising Star Award in 2016, CA Day Committee’s Volunteer of the Year Award in 2017, Committee of the Year Award in 2018, Communications Committee’s Co-Volunteer of the Year Award in 2020, and Author of the Year in 2021.
Kathleen resides in her hometown of Virginia Beach with her husband, two young sons, and Labrador retriever named Lady. She enjoys breakfast wraps from Malbon Brothers, oysters from Eurasia Café, dinner at Sal’s by Victor (in Williamsburg), and ice cream from Gelati Celesti.
2023 Virginia Legislative Changes Affecting Community Associations
June 14, 2023
Legal SPF: Summer Protection For Community Associations
March 8, 2023
Making Your List and Checking it Twice: Holiday Party Checklist for Virginia Community Associations
November 23, 2022
So You Joined the Board…Now What? Check Out Tips from An Attorney
June 27, 2022
Don’t Be Dazed and Confused
December 27, 2021
Legal Counsel’s Two Cents on Community Association Budget Considerations
September 9, 2021
What the Beep?! New Law Changes Community Association Treatment of Accessible Parking Requests
August 10, 2021
2021 Legislative Changes Impacting Virginia Community Associations
June 4, 2021
Plugging In: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Virginia Community Associations
June 4, 2021
Community Associations Legal Alerts: Ending of Certain Public Health Restrictions Effective May 28, 2021
May 20, 2021
CA Day 2023 Trade Show & Education Expo | Protecting the House: Going Green
March 18, 2023