HOA Academy

HOA Board of Directors Training Resources

We offer a wide range of classes to educate Boards on the ins and outs of HOA responsibilities. Due to current circumstances and social distancing practices, we are working to offer virtual classes in lieu of in-person courses. If you are interested in attending one of the below classes offered, please contact us at academy@nowackhoward.com to confirm availability. We are available to answer any questions. Here are the types of HOA Board of Directors training offered to our clients and community managers:

  • Board Communications
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Collections
  • HOA Restrictions & Rules
  • Legal Compliance
  • Governance

Board Member Training Classes 

Training Courses are open to all NowackHoward retainer clients and their community managers. These courses are held the third Wednesday of each month at 12:15 PM. Registration links are sent out via email to Retainer clients two weeks prior to the event.

GoTo Webinar Virtual Platform
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM 

January 17, 2024

Welcome to the Board

Instructors: George Nowack, Jessica Bareis

February 21, 2024

Collections 101

Instructors: Vicky Sand

March 13, 2024

Case Law Update

Instructors: Julie Howard

April 17, 2024

Covenant Enforcement

Instructors: Jason LoMonaco

May 15, 2024

Amenities 101 (Pet’s, People, Pools)

Instructors: Bill Gourley, Jessica Bareis

June 19, 2024

Legislative Update

Instructors: Julie Howard

July 17, 2024

Advanced Collections for Boards

Instructors: Vicky Sand

August 21, 2024

Litigation Hot Topics

Instructors: Bill Gourley, Jason LoMonaco

September 18, 2024

Annual Meetings

Instructors: George Nowack, Shelby Perdue

October 23, 2024

Anniversary Hot Topics

Instructors: The Attorneys of NowackHoward

November 20, 2024

Year in Review

Instructors: Julie Howard

Manager Continuing Education Classes

These complimentary classes are each approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for three continuing education credits. Online registration must be completed ahead of time at which time you will need to provide your Georgia Real Estate Commission license number to ensure proper credit is received for attendance.

GoTo Webinar Virtual Platform
10:00am to 1:00pm 

January 24, 2024

General: The Corporate Transparency Act & Social Media

Instructors: Julie Howard & George Nowack

March 27, 2024

Collections: Advanced Collections Practices

Instructors: Vicky Sand

June 18, 2024

Litigation/General: Amenities 101 and Covenant Enforcement

Instructors: Bill Gourley, Jason LoMonaco, Jessica Bareis

December 11, 2024

Partners: Anniversary Hot Topics (Year in Review)

Instructors: Julie Howard

Legal advice

NowackHoward’s knowledge of case law and their litigation success on behalf of community associations are both inspiring and comforting in that you are certain that you are getting sound legal advice.

R. Smith


The most knowledgeable and effective condominium and homeowner association attorneys in Georgia. We are a full-service law firm dedicated to serving the needs of community association boards with in-house general servicing, collections, and litigation teams - NowackHoward is the counsel every community needs.

General Services

General Services

A full range of legal services for community associations including: governing document interpretation, amendments and restatements, covenant and rule enforcement.

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Low-cost, high-value collection programs for our community association clients including: collection demand letters, lien filing services and foreclosures, garnishment, bankruptcy representation.

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Representation from lawyers who know Georgia HOA law. We'll advocate for your community association's interests and protect your rights in all Georgia state and federal courts.

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