Community Association Law Committee

This committee will engage in legislative and public policy initiatives affecting community associations in South Carolina and also assist in developing continuing legal education programs that will address common issues involved in the practice of community association law.    

Legislative Subcommittee
Will focus efforts on legislation related to homeowner and community associations to include, but not limited to, the Manager Licensing Act, S.C. Homeowners’ Association Act and facility obsolescence. For additional information or to join this subcommittee, please contact J. Thomas Mikell at or (843) 524-2110.

Publications Subcommittee
Will: (1) support the Seminars Subcommittee in preparation of CLE and other educational materials; (2) support the Legislative Subcommittee in dissemination of summaries and updates as to new legislation to the Bar; (3) publish articles in trade magazines; (4) produce educational pamphlets/articles for property management firms and/or the Community Association Institute; and (5) compile information and useful links to be included on the Bar website. For additional information or to join this subcommittee, please contact Michael K. Hatch at or (803) 684-9604 or Julie A. Serafino at or (843) 681-7000.

Seminars Subcommittee
Will coordinate seminars on a variety of related issues that will address collection and foreclosures, injunction laws, legislative updates, etc. and host several lunch and learn programs for the general public to attend. For additional information or to join this subcommittee, please contact Hal L.“ Chip” Beverly Jr. at or (843) 449-3411 or Brian C. Gambrell at or (803) 771-7900.

Helpful Links
S.C. Chapter Community Associations Institute: Membership Information, About CAI, Chapter News, Events Calendar, Membership Services, Legislation & Contacts

Community Associations Institute Online Learning Statutes

National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

S.C. Bar Lawyer Referral Service

S.C. Community Association Law Blog (D. Ryan McCabe)

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: Property, Real Estate and Community Association Managers

2014-15 Chair:
Hal LaVaughn “Chip” Beverly Jr.
1113 44th Ave., N., Ste. 101
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 492-2076 

Staff contact:
Caitlin Watson
(803) 799-6653, ext. 182