Real Estate Development
3500 Lenox Road
One Alliance Center, 4th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Julie Howard has proudly provided general counsel to condominium and homeowner associations since 1996. She manages the firm’s community association practice group, including its association collection and bankruptcy team. In addition, Julie serves as the editor of Community Advisor e-magazine, the official Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco publication for community association clients. Julie’s extensive experience advising community associations and her client-first attitude has earned the respect of associations across Georgia, as well as national recognition.
In the Profession
Julie is President-Elect of the national Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) based in Washington, DC, which is the country’s leading advocate for community associations. She will serve as the 2014 President of CAI-National, which has over 31,000 members. Also a past president, treasurer and secretary of the Georgia Chapter of CAI, Julie served on the Chapter’s Board of Directors for six years and, in 2003, was awarded the Rita Kennedy Award, the highest honor given by the Chapter. She has been a featured speaker many times for CAI-Georgia homeowner programs. In recognition of her contributions to the practice of community association law and her high standards of professional and ethical conduct, Julie was elected to membership in the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers. She has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine.
In addition, Julie is Chair of CAI-Georgia’s Legislative Action Committee, and on behalf of the Committee and the firm, she is involved in the political process as a registered lobbyist and advocate for community associations. Julie has testified many times before the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives Judiciary Committees on proposed changes to the Georgia Condominium Act and the Property Owners’ Association Act and on other proposed laws that could impact community associations. She has appeared on television and in various print media promoting the voice and needs of community associations inGeorgia.
Since 1998, she has also been a licensed instructor for the Georgia Real Estate Commission, teaching the Community Association Managers’ Pre-license Course and continuing education courses to Georgia’s community association managers.
In the Community
Julie lives with her family in Sandy Springs. Julie is an active member of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, where she served as Senior Warden and as a Vestry member from 2009-2011 and continues to teach children’s Sunday school. Julie has also served as a representative for the Parents’ Council of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School.