CHICAGO (September 18, 2017): FirstService Residential, Chicagoland’s leading property management company, is hosting a free legal forum for condominium, cooperative and homeowner association board members on October 2, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. The forum will focus on the 2018 legislative changes and their direct impact on Chicagoland communities.

The attorney-led discussion will be moderated by Brian Butler, vice president of property management at FirstService Residential, along with guest speakers from Bancroft, Richman & Goldber, LLC, Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, and Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC who will discuss new laws affecting homeowners associations.

“We’ve hosted regular educational events for board members since 2013 and have seen the tremendous impact they can have,” said Asa Sherwood, president, FirstService Residential in Illinois. “Events, like our legal forum, provide volunteer boards with knowledge and tools that enable them to make important decisions for their associations, and help us fulfill our mission of delivering exceptional service and solutions and enhancing property values and resident lifestyles.”

Space is limited and advance registration is required. To attend this free training, board members can sign up on the company’s website. FirstService Residential offers free training seminars for board members as a value-added service, whether they are clients or not. Past events have included lectures on a variety of topics, including: Best Practices for Community Associations, Planning for Capital Projects, Active Shooter Response and more.
Information about the legislative changes can be found on FirstService Residential’s website,
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is recognized as Illinois’ leading and most experienced full-service community association management firm. For over 65 years, FirstService Residential has continued to provide the best-in-class community management solutions and genuinely helpful service to its more than 150 communities and 50,000 residents throughout Chicagoland.
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.

With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.  FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit
Sep 17, 2017