Oct Luncheon: Assistance Animals
Date(s) - 10/11/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Join us for our October Luncheon from noon to 1:30pm at the Avalon.
The topic will be Assistance Animals presented by Deborah Wilson, Attorney/Managing shareholder, Springman, Braden, Wilson & Pontius, PC
Sponsored by Yellow Dog Printing and Graphics
This Luncheon Presentation will include:
Overview of Fair Housing laws and protections for the disabled; difference between service and support animals; difference between ADA and FHA laws; dealing with requests for accommodation, including service and support animals; obvious v non-obvious disability and/or need for animal; what a Landlord can and cannot say or ask; approval, requests for information, interactive dialogue and/or denials; dealing with fake online certificates; dealing with request for multiple animals; deposits and animal addendum; record keeping requirements; Fair Housing claims arising from service animal requests and liability for landlords.
About Deborah Wilson:
25 years of experience as a Housing and Litigation attorney, focusing on representing Landlords and Property managers on Fair Housing, Evictions, Collections, and related issues. Recent awards include 2017 and 2018 5280 Magazine Top Landlord Attorney; 2018 AAMD June Person of the Month; 2018 Creditors Attorney for the Year by the Colorado Creditor Bar Association. Activities include Board member for Judicial and Legislative Action Committee for CAA and AAMD; Chair of Legislative Action Committee for CCBA; CAM Trainer for Fair Housing for AAMD; regular columnist for Trends Magazine; Speaker/Trainer for Crime Free Housing Programs throughout the state of Colorado. Ms Wilson frequently testifies at the Capitol on legislation concerning our industry.