Bradley M. Barna

Location:
3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22030
Telephone: 703-352-1900
Fax: 703-352-5293

[email protected]

Biography

Bradley M. Barna is a senior associate attorney in the firm’s Fairfax office, having joined the firm in January 2016. A northern Virginia native, his practice is devoted to representing area community associations in such matters as corporate governance and procedure, reviewing contracts and resolving contract disputes, and covenant and rule interpretation and drafting. Brad also provides litigation services to the firm’s clients, including representing community associations in assessment collection and covenant enforcement cases, as well as warranty claims and general defense. Brad is an active member of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI), and has provided education and seminars to managers and directors on a variety of topics impacting community associations. Prior to joining the firm, Brad worked for firms specializing in personal injury and title litigation.

Focus Areas in Community Association Law

  • General Counseling and Representation
  • General Collections
  • Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Rules and Covenants Enforcement
  • Bylaw Interpretation and Amendments
  • Developer Transition and Warranty Claims
  • Loan Document Review
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Board Training Sessions

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA, J.D. cum laude, 2015
    • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
  • Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, B.A. History, 2009

Admitted

  • 2015, Virginia
  • 2016, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • 2016, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • 2018, District of Columbia
  • 2020, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • 2022, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • 2022, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia

Professional Associations

  • Community Associations Institute, Washington Metropolitan Chapter
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association

Articles

  • “Airbnb Grounded in Reston” Reston Magazine, January 2017 (co-Authored with Ken Chadwick)
  • “Solar Panels- What Can Be Done” CWMEB Quarterly Assessment, Spring 2018
  • The Role of Common Interest Community Boards: VA, DC & MD, Quorum, May 2021 (co-Authored with Staci Gelfound, CMCA, AMS, PCAM).
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