Hal Barrow, known to some as the Pacondolawyer, has represented 100’s of community associations since 1985, and has seen just about every issue in association life.
As counsel to condominium and homeowner associations with both on-site and independent management, and many which are self-managed, Hal’s community association practice includes everyday counseling with board members and managers, transition from developer control, assessment collections, and covenant enforcement and related litigation.
Hal graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1980, magna cum laude. For many years, he practiced as “Philadelphia lawyer” as he continued to develop as a problem solver for clients. Hal has wide-ranging courtroom experience, having tried cases in all of the area state and federal courts.
Recognized as a leader by boards, managers and industry professionals, Hal pioneered the use of technology in community association practice, streamlining the legal collection process to improve efficiency and effectiveness while reducing costs. He is an accomplished litigator, with success in state and federal courts. Hal is also a long-time leader in board member education. He is an active member of CAI, the Community Association Institute, and has served as President of the Pennsylvania and Greater Delaware Valley (now Keystone) Chapter and as past chair of CAI’s Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee.