Andrew G. Elmore

Location:
201 Concourse Boulevard, Suite 101
Glen Allen, VA  23059
Telephone: 804-346-5400
Fax: 804-965-9919

agelmore@chadwickwashington.com

Biography

Andrew G. Elmore is a shareholder in the firm’s Richmond (Glen Allen) office and joined the firm in 1991. His practice is devoted to representing clients on general community association issues including covenant enforcement, contract, fair housing and litigation matters. He has taught many courses educating association board members for the Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) and has been a speaker for CAI on the national level on multiple occasions. He served on the board of directors for the Central Virginia Chapter of CAI for six years; was President in 2001; and received the Chapter’s Rising Star Award in 1996, President’s Award in 1998 and 1999, and Chapter Award in 2004. He was inducted into CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers in 2007. He has recently been involved in defending community associations in fair housing claims and prosecuting covenant enforcement cases. He is also a member of the Western Henrico Rotary Club.

Focus areas in community association law

  • General counseling and representation
  • Civil litigation services
    • Covenant enforcement
    • Fair housing and warranty defect disputes
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Community association governing documents:
    • Drafting
    • Amendments
    • Interpretation

Education

Admitted

  • 1992, Virginia
  • 1994, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • 1994, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional associations

  • Community Associations Institute
    • College of Community Association Lawyers, 2007
    • Central Virginia Chapter
    • Chapter Award, 2004
    • President, 2001
    • Board of Directors, 1999 – 2004, 2007
    • President’s Award, 1998 and 1999
    • Rising Star Award 1996
    • Community Association Institute, Washington Metro Chapter
      • Rising Star Award, 1994
  • Western Henrico Rotary Club, 2001 – present

Notable cases

  • Westgate At Williamsburg v. 752, LLC, 270 Va. 566 (Virginia Supreme Court, 2005)
  • Wyndham v. Oulton, Ch. 99-001468-00 (Henrico County Circuit Court, 2001)
  • In re McConnell, 198 B.R. 181 (US Bank. Ct. ED VA, 1996)

Articles

  • “Crossing The Line”, Quorum magazine, June 1997
  • “Is Parking in Virginia a Nonessential Service?”, Quorum, March 1997
  • “Who Pays Insurance Deductibles?”, Quorum, September 1996
  • “Tot Lots: Legal Checklist,” Quorum, November 1996
  • “Understanding Role of Registered Agent,” Quorum, January 1996
  • “New Federal Aviation Law Sends Towing Rates Skyrocketing,” Quorum, December 1995
  • “A Guide to Group Tax Appeals,” Quorum, March 1995
  • “Who Pays for Carpet Removal?”, Quorum, August 1994

Seminars

  • “Billing, Business Development and a Personal Life, Too? – Work-Life Balance,” CAI Law Seminar, 2015
  • “Panel of Pundits”, CAI Law Seminar, 2013
  • “Rules:  Purpose & Philosophy,” Virginia CAI Leadership Retreat, July 2011
  • “Lien on Me,” Virgina CAI Leadership Retreat, July 2010
  • “Fair Housing Checklist,” Central Virginia Chapter CAI, 2011 CA Day
  • “Collections in a Bad Economy,” Central Virginia Chapter CAI, 2010 CA Day
  • “Selecting Service Contractors,” Central Virginia Chapter CAI, 2006 CA Day
  • “Amending Governing Documents,” Central Virginia Chapter CAI, 2004 CA Day
  • “Flags and Flagpoles — An Inside Look At Wyndham Foundation, Inc. v. Richard J. Oulton, et al.,”  CAI National Spring Conference, May 2005
  • “Legislative Update,” Central Virginia Chapter CAI 2002, 2003 and 2006 – 2009
  • “Amending Governing Documents,” CAI National Spring Conference, May 2003
  • “Leadership Roles in Architectural Review,” CAI National Spring Conference, May 1997
  • “Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994,”  CAI Law Seminar, January 1996
  • “CAI ABC’s and Volunteer Leadership Course,” over a dozen sessions throughout the Commonwealth since 1998
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