Sara J. Ross is a shareholder in the firm’s Fairfax office. Having joined the firm in 2003, Sara provides counsel and advice regarding collections, community association law and civil litigation. Prior to joining this firm, Sara served as a law clerk for two Associate Judges on the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, and has substantial experience in civil litigation. Sara is an active volunteer with the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI and was awarded a Rising Star Award in 2005.

 

 

Focus areas in community association law

  • General counseling and representation
  • Collections
  • Condominium warranty disputes
  • Rules and covenants enforcement
  • Contract negotiations
  • Civil litigation
  • Bylaw interpretation and amendments

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Va., J.D., 2000
  • College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., B.A., International Studies, 1992

Admitted

  • 2000, Virginia

Professional associations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Community Associations Institute

Awards

  • 2005 WMCCAI Rising Star

Articles

  • “Dealing with Disaster,” Quorum, November 2011
  • “Gaining Access to Records,” Quorum, September 2011

Seminars

  • “Hot Topics: Trends Community Association Law,”, CAI Law Conference, 2015.
  • “Out of Order: Dealing with Disruptive People,” CAI National Webinar, May 2011
  • “Getting Elvis to Leave the Building and Other Practical Ways to Restore Order,” CAI National Conference, May 2010