TheMossReport is a compilation of online newspaper and magazine articles about legal issues involving condominiums, HOAs, timeshares and cooperatives. TheMossReport is intended to provide a resource to community association volunteer leaders, association members, common interest community managers and community association legal practitioners to follow legal trends in the community association industry and research how legal issues have been handled in different states.
TheMossReport is compiled by Jeremy Moss.
Since 2007, Jeremy has practiced primarily in the area of community association law. Jeremy is a 2007 graduate of the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. While earning his degree, Jeremy worked at the District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office in its Economic Development Section, and in-house at an international wireless telecommunications provider’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Division.
Jeremy is an active member of the Community Associations Institute, currently serving as Chair of the Virginia Legislative Action Committee, having previously served as a member of the CCAL Case Law Team, and as a member of the CAI Government and Public Affairs Task Force for Public Policies. Jeremy is a frequent lecturer on community association law, serving as a faculty member of the CAI Law Seminar and CAI Annual Conference and Expo.
Nationally, I am the youngest lawyer ever admitted to CAI’s prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (“CCAL”). CCAL’s purpose is to acknowledge attorneys for service to and leadership in the evolution or practice of community association law. Its requirements include a minimum of 7 years of practice and demonstrated concentration in community association law, high ethical standards, scholarly writing or teaching.
Jeremy has been recognized for his efforts and service to the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI, being named as a Rising Star by the Chapter in 2009. In 2011, Jeremy was named Educator of the Year by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter and in 2012, Jeremy was presented with the Washington Metropolitan Chapter Virginia Public Advocate Award. In 2014, Jeremy was named a fellow of the CAI College of Community Association Lawyers, making him the youngest fellow ever to have been named. He was also recognized as a Rising Star on the 2010, 2012-2015, 2017 Virginia and 2013-2015 District of Columbia SuperLawyers lists.
Recently, Jeremy was named Virginia Lawyers Weekly as an “Up & Coming Lawyer” for 2017, an award presented to fourteen Virginia lawyers who are making a mark on their practice area within their first 10 years of practice and are the future leaders of the profession.
Jeremy has also been named to Virginia Business Magazine’s Legal Elite for Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, Coastal Virginia Magazine’s 2016 “Top Lawyers” list for Bankruptcy and Workouts, and maintains an AV Preeminent(r) rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards).
In 2016, Jeremy was named to the inaugural class of the Young Alumnus of the Year for the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, recognized for early career achievement .
Jeremy previously served as legislative counsel the Community Associations Institute as a registered lobbyist for the Community Associations Institute’s Virginia Legislative Action Committee.
As a law student, Jeremy received accolades in a national writing contest sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Real Property Probate and Trust Section writing about the application of the First Amendment to community associations, as well as having an article published in the Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture about the philosophical basis for community association living. Jeremy remains an active writer .
Jeremy currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Virginia Bar Association Real Estate Council, Chair of the Virginia State Bar’s Real Property Section Committee on Common Interest Communities, and as a member of the American Institute of Parliamentarians. and District of Columbia Bar.
In 2017, Jeremy was appointed to the Board of Governors of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation (CBWCF), a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the belief that the future strength and prosperity of our region and nation are dependent on the education of our youth. The primary mission of CBWCF is to help provide opportunities for underprivileged youth in our community to obtain higher education and the skills they need to secure a better life for themselves and their families. In support of its mission and vision, the Foundation stages a variety of fundraising events, highlighted by an annual Grand Auction. First organized in 1991, the CBWCF has donated almost $7 million for designated charities. Jeremy also volunteers on the Alumni Advisory Board for Student Affairs at Virginia Tech.
Jeremy can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.