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Augustus H. Shaw IV, Esq. CCAL

Augustus H. Shaw IV, Esq., CCAL is the managing member of Shaw & Lines, LLC. His practice includes advising community associations, non-profit corporations and other clients requiring general real estate, bankruptcy and litigation representation.

Mr. Shaw has published many articles and scholarly writings regarding the corporate operations of and legal issues related to community associations. Mr. Shaw is also a contributing instructor and author of continuing legal education seminars taught to other attorneys and real estate professionals.

Mr. Shaw has served the community association industry by participating as a Board Member and Vice President of the Central Arizona Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI). He also serves as a Board Member of The Leadership Centre, an organization dedicated to providing communities with educational opportunities. He is also a member of CAI's College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL).

Mr. Shaw was awarded the Leadership Centre’s "Instructor of the Year" Award as well as the Brian L. Zemp Community Leadership Award.

Mr. Shaw is a graduate of the University of Arizona and later received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. He is licensed in Arizona and Nebraska. Mr. Shaw is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Lecturer For the Following HOA Academies:

2010-Present City of Scottsdale, AZ HOA Academy.
2010-Present City of Chandler, AZ HOA Academy.
2010-Present City of Casa Grande, AZ HOA Academy.

Continuing Legal Education Seminars Taught:

May, 2015 - Community Associations Institute National Annual Conference Seminar Entitled I am the Association! How to Handle the Overbearing Board Member.

November, 2014 – State Bar of Arizona CLE Seminar Entitled Let Slip the Dogs of Peace: The ADA, Fair Housing Act and the Use of Service Animals to Help America's Returning Veterans.

April, 2013 - Arizona Association of Landlord-Tenant Attorneys CLE Seminar Entitled An Overview of Property Tax Appeals, HOA Laws and Remedies When a Foreclosure Goes Wrong.

February, 2011 - Community Associations Institute (Central Arizona Chapter) Trade Show Seminar Entitled Going Rogue, What to do with the Rogue Association Board Member.

May, 2010 - Community Associations Institute National Annual Conference Seminar Entitled Board Member Decision Making – The Business Judgment Rule Plus.

January, 2010 - Community Associations Institute College of Community Association Lawyers National Law Seminar CLE Entitled Board Member Decision Making – The Business Judgment Rule Plus.

January, 2007 - Lorman Educational Services Seminar Entitled Issues Concerning the Development, Creation and Operation of the Arizona Office Condominium Association

June, 2006 - Arizona Association of Community Managers Seminar Entitled Changes in the Laws Affecting Community Associations.

May 2005 - Maricopa County Bar Association Seminar Entitled How to Collect Assessments and Enforce Restrictions Concerning Homeowner Associations.

Articles and Publications:

Spring (2016) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled There is Method to the Madness: How to Choose the Best Method of Enforcement.

Fall (2014) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled The Importance of Trade Names and Trademarks

in the Social Media Age.

Spring (2013) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled The Hatfields and the McCoys: HOA Involvement in Neighbor Disputes.

September/October (2012) Community Associations Institute National Magazine Common Ground Article Entitled Curmudgeon Cure.

Issue 4 (2011) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled Association Record Keeping in the Digital Age.

Issue 1 (2011) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled We Are All in This Together - Sustaining Members' Interest in Their Community Association.

Issue 4 (2010) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled Why HOAs are Good in a Bad Economy.

Issue 2 (2010) Community Associations Institute Central Arizona Chapter Magazine Community Resource Article Entitled The Ins and Outs of Owner Bankruptcy – What Community Associations Need to Know.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

2010 Leadership Centre Brian L. Zemp Community Leadership Award.
2008 Member – Community Association Institute College of Community Association Lawyers.
2006 Leadership Centre Instructor of the Year.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:

Member, State Bar of Arizona.
Member, U.S. District Court Bar for the District of Arizona.
Member, State Bar of Nebraska.
Member, U.S. District Court Bar for the District of Nebraska.
Member, United States Tax Court Bar.

EDUCATION:

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law- J.D. 2000
University of Arizona- B.A. 1996

You may contact Mr. Shaw by email at ashaw@shawlines.com, or by phone at (480) 456-1500.

4523 E. Broadway, Suite 101  Phoenix, AZ 85040