Rosalia Burgueño Tapia's practice primarily includes advising homeowner associations in the creation, amendment, and enforcement of governing documents.
Ms. Tapia also has significant experience in representing homeowner associations and individuals in transactions, mediations, and litigation.
Homeowner Association Law, Real Estate Law, Litigation and Appeals
Santa Clara County Bar Association
Educational Community for Homeowners (ECHO), served as Secretary 2013-14
Community Association Institute (CAI)
California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
U.C. Berkeley Alumni Association
Santa Clara University Alumni Association
State Bar of California
Federal District Court, Northern District of California
Federal Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
B.A., Economics, 1988,
University of California, Berkeley
Juris Doctor, 1992,
Santa Clara University
Publications and Presentations
Country Side Villas Homeowners Association v. Susan Ivie 193 Cal.App. 4th 1110 (2011)-Prevailed on appeal in an anti-SLAPP case in which the firm represented homeowner Susan Ivie in a lawsuit filed by the Association.
ECHO speaker on homeowner association topics, October, 2011; February, 2012, March, 2014; May, 2016, February, 2017; March, 2018
Legislative Updates (2008, 2010, 2011; Pratt & Associates Roundtable)
Upcoming Changes to Davis-Stirling Act (2012; Pratt & Associates Roundtable)
Election By Acclamation: Is It Permitted? (2018; Pratt & Associates Roundtable)
Fluent in Spanish