Pasadena, CA Kelly Richardson, Managing Partner of Richardson Harman Ober PC, a Pasadena-based real estate, business and homeowner association law firm, has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), an international, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to fostering and supporting homeowners associations, condominium communities and cooperatives.  This marks Mr. Richardson’s second consecutive two-year term selected to the Board. 

“I am excited to continue my service to CAI, and help provide improved governance for common interest communities through educating homeowners and their professional managers,” said Mr. Richardson. 

Mr. Richardson recently completed his first two-year term as National Trustee of CAI and was recognized in 2004 as its National “Rising Star”.  He served on the CAI Greater Los Angeles Chapter Board of Directors for six years and as the Chapter’s President in 2004.

As a leading advocate for California community associations, Mr. Richardson is a popular lecturer to Associations of Realtors®, professional real estate organizations and major brokerages, and is a syndicated weekly columnist on homeowner association issues in nine daily newspapers.  He has been active in local community affairs, serving on the boards of churches, a private school and the Pasadena Salvation Army, as well as participating for eleven years in a weekly homeless outreach in Pasadena.

With more than 32,000 members and 60-plus chapters, CAI provides information, education and resources for homeowners who serve on their association boards, community managers and other association service providers. CAI also advocates on behalf of associations in Washington, D.C., and state capitals.  Visit to learn more.