Candyce D. Cavanagh
Community Association Attorney - Partner

Candyce has an extensive background in community association law and provides practical counsel to community associations. Candyce has many years of experience serving and representing community associations. This experience also contributes to Candyce’s appreciation of the unique factors of each community she works with and her ability to formulate solutions for community needs. In addition to representing community associations, Candyce’s background includes assisting developers in setting up new community associations. This background gives Candyce an additional perspective on the operations of communities from their inception. Emphasizing preventive law, Candyce counsels clients on a wide range of transactional matters including assisting Boards and managers with interpreting existing governing documents and, when advisable, preparing amendments or redrafting those documents. Candyce has extensive experience in reviewing and drafting contracts, reviewing insurance policies and addressing a wide range of general real estate issues that face community associations.

 


Expertise

  • General Association Counsel
  • Community Amendments
  • Covenant Enforcement
  • Document Interpretation
  • Association Governance
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Community Formation
  • Policy and Rule Adoption and Drafting
  • Assessment Collection
  • Insurance Reviews
  • Risk Management

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Community Associations Institute - National
    • Member of the College of Community Association Lawyers
    • Faculty Member for CAI National Law Seminar (2003 and 2007)
    • Colorado Legislative Action Committee (2012 - present)
  • Community Associations Institute - Rocky Mountain Chapter
    • Speaker at Fall Seminar (2002, 2003, 2006);
    • Speaker at Spring Seminar (2003, 2006 and 2007, 2009);
    • Speaker at Mountain Seminar (2007)
  • Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter
    • Law Day Speaker (2006, 2007, 2013)
  • Community Associations Institute, Georgia Chapter
    • Member of the Board of Directors (1990-1995);
    • President (1994); Secretary (1993)
  • Member, Real Estate Section Council of the Colorado Bar, 2008 - 2012)
    • Faculty Member for Real Estate Symposium (2009 and 2013)
  • Member of the State Bar of Colorado (2001 - present)
  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia (1986 - present)
  • Member, Inter-professional Committee (2008 - 2012, 2009 Chairperson)
  • Flatirons Habitat for Humanity Chapter
    • pro bono assistance on community association matters (2003 - present),

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1986)
  • American University, Washington, D.C. (M.P.A., with honors, 1977)
  • Wells College, Aurora, New York, (B.A., 1974)

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