A full-service business and real estate law firm

Emphasizing in the representation of Common Interest Developments

How we can help you

Our firm has more than twenty-five years of experience handling a wide range of legal issues, no matter how complex or simple they may be

Community Association Law

Roseman Law, APC, has an entire department dedicated to legal representation of common interest developments in both transactional and litigation matters. We understand the importance of developing a well-maintained and well run community. Through prompt, experienced, and responsive advice, we never lose sight of the best interest of the community as a whole.

Business and Corporate Law

Roseman Law, APC represents corporate and individual clients in all aspects of business, including transactional and litigation matters. Our clients include high net worth and entertainment professionals. We counsel our clients in all species of transactional and corporate governance matters, and we have a well established track record of representing clients in all aspects of litigation.

Real Estate Law

Roseman Law, APC regularly represents commercial, retail, mixed-use, multi-family, and residential property owners in all aspects of real estate transactions and disputes, including construction defects. Real estate professionals and businesses trust our expertise in handling the numerous problems and legal issues that occur as a result of land and building developments.

Roseman Law, APC prides itself on providing quality and ethical legal representation to its clients in the areas of real estate, corporate/business, homeowner association, and construction defect law.

We provide innovative legal solutions designed to meet our clients’ unique and varied needs in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our clients’ “best interest” is our principal goal, a goal which requires us to examine not only the desired outcome, but the process and costs associated with achieving that outcome. We put our clients’ interests first, advising them on all legal options and alternatives so that they may make the right decisions for them, based upon the circumstances of their case and their specific needs.

As a boutique firm, Roseman Law, APC is uniquely positioned to competitively represent a diverse spectrum of clients. Whether a large corporation or an individual, we never lose sight of our role as an advisor to our clients, who have come to trust us and rely on our expert counsel.  Our firm has substantial trial experience, both in the court system as well as alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Skillful representation demands that we frequently and effectively communicate with our clients to allow them to fully assess the risks and benefits associated with a particular course of conduct. Our impressive response time to our clients’ needs affords them the confidence of knowing that we are managing their matters in the most timely and productive manner.

Roseman Law, APC utilizes the latest technologies to best serve our clients, including web-based secure encrypted data for clients to access information, internet-based video conferencing, additional redundant system backups, and many other new and innovative technologies to best serve our clients legal needs in the twenty-first century.

Meet our team

We employ a full complement of highly skilled attorneys and support staff to timely and efficiently meet the needs of our clients

Steven A. Roseman, Esq.


A highly skilled attorney with more than 25 years’ experience and the commander-in-chief for Roseman Law.

Jacqueline Pagano, Esq.


A community association attorney with more than a decade of litigation, appellate, and transactional experience.

Patrick M. Malone, Esq.


An attorney with significant civil litigation experience, particularly with general liability and construction matters.

Sophie Haimof, Esq.


Boutique firm experience advising clients on business interests and real property, including negotiating claims with insurance carriers.

Michael D. Poole, Esq.

A community association attorney with extensive litigation, transactional, and assessment collection experience.

Karina Babikian, Esq.

Transactional and litigation attorney with real estate and business law experience, including common interest developments.

Andrew M. Jun, Esq.

Community association lawyer providing guidance to boards of directors in all aspects of common interest developments.

Rachel Walmsley, Esq.

Associate attorney with business law experience, including entity formations, restructurings, and governance.

Philip Wahlquist, Esq.

Associate attorney with transactional experience, including entity formation and contract creation.

Andy Tchapkhanian, Esq.

Associate attorney with litigation experience. Provides guidance to boards of directors in all aspects of common interest developments.

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What our clients say

We pride ourselves on keeping our clients satisfied and enthusiastic about our firm, as well as finding creative and cost-effective solutions to the issues they face

Molino Lofts


The gross settlement payment was in excess of $1.8 million. In light of the limited scope of the work undertaken by the Builder, the result and recovery was a resounding success.

Joe Moosavian


“As a current board member, I can appreciate when an attorney tells the board what it needs to hear rather than what it wants to hear. Mr. Roseman and his firm do just that.”

Phylis Pazen


“It is a privilege to be aligned with Steven Roseman and his amazing firm. I am indeed a satisfied and enthusiastic fan and highly recommend Roseman Law to you.”

Current Events

Recent happenings in the common interest development industry

A Half Truth is Still a Lie….and It Could Cost You

Telling an outright lie is something that most would consider “wrong” but what happens when you lie by omission? What happens when that omission occurs during the course of conducting business…or conducting business as an officer of a corporation? In a recent court case the 9th Circuit of the United

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2023 Davis-Stirling Act

Roseman Law, APC has formatted the 2023 Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act into an easily searchable, fully bookmarked PDF for your reference. You can view the Davis-Stirling Act below, or download it from the link at the bottom of this post. Feel free to click the following link to open

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Politics In Your HOA

How far is too far? As we approach another election season, you may begin seeing political signage, advertisements, or even receive requests to use association property for political events. Associations should tread with caution when considering restrictions involving these activities. Boards of directors are responsible for many duties with respect

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Tackling Theft

A Look at Security Risks and What Associations Can Do To Limit Liability Many associations struggle with security on a regular basis. Boards and managers wonder – to what extent are we responsible for the security of our association and our members? Under California law, an association has a duty

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Get in touch

We are available and look forward to hearing from you

Find us at the office

Corporate Headquarters
Warner Center Towers
21650 Oxnard Street, Suite 2000
Woodland Hills, California 91367
San Diego Office
1902 Wright Place, Suite 200
Carlsbad, California 92008
Orange County Office
120 Vantis Drive, Suite 300
Aliso Viejo, California 92656
Desert Office
74710 Highway 111, Suite 102
Palm Desert, California 92260
Northern California Office
500 Capitol Mall, Suite 2350
Sacramento, CA 95814

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(866) 839-9400

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