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Attorneys

Jeffrey A. Beaumont, Esq.

Mr. Beaumont is a principal and partner of Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont, a full-service community association law firm that has been representing homeowners associations for over 30 years. Mr. Beaumont manages the Firm’s community association law department, maintaining offices in Los Angeles (Woodland Hills), Central Coast (San Louis Obispo), Central California (Bakersfield), Inland Empire (Rancho Cucamonga) and Orange County (Orange).

Mr. Beaumont devotes his practice to providing corporate/general legal counsel and litigation services to the Firm’s community association clients. Mr. Beaumont has a broad range of legal experience, from drafting legal documents (governing documents, contracts, resolutions, policies, etc.) to conducting complex jury trials. Mr. Beaumont’s philosophy is to bring to the table the diversity necessary to most efficiently, affordably and effectively represent RG&B’s clients.

Mr. Beaumont is extremely active in the community association industry. He serves on many trade, educational and legislative organizations, such as:

  • Community Association Institute (CAI). Mr. Beaumont serves as a national faculty member and is a member of the Channel Islands, Los Angeles, Inland Empire and Orange County Chapters. He served as the 2006 Channel Islands Chapter President and currently serves as Chair of the CEO Manager Committee.
  • Delegate - California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC). Mr. Beaumont monitors legislation affecting homeowners associations and informs industry professionals and Board members on pending laws.
  • California Association of Community Managers (CACM). Mr. Beaumont is an affiliate member and member of the Legal Steering Committee, which educates community managers and assists CACM in legal policy.
  • Building Industry Association (BIA). Mr. Beaumont is a member of BIA, an organization devoted to the residential building industry.
  • Member – American Bar Association, California Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Mr. Beaumont obtained his Jurist Doctorate degree from the University of La Verne College of Law, graduating with honors and in the top 2% of his class. He also participated on the College of Law’s moot court team, competing nationally, and served as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Legal Advocacy & Practice, a prestigious legal periodical. He also graduated with honors from the California Lutheran University with a Bachelors of Science.


Lisa A. Tashjian, Esq.

Lisa A. Tashjian is a partner for the law firm of Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont - a full service community association law firm with offices in Woodland Hills, Inland Empire, Bakersfield, Orange County, and San Luis Obispo.

Education

Ms. Tashjian graduated from the University of Santa Barbara with a Bachelor's of Art degree. She obtained her Jurist Doctorate law degree from Pepperdine University Law School in 1996. Ms. Tashjian was admitted to the California State Bar in November 1996, and immediately started representing and servicing community associations.

Experience

Ms. Tashjian has been practicing community association law for most of her legal career focusing on litigation, general counsel work and assessment collections. At Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont she devotes her daily practice to serving the legal need of the firm's community association clients.

Ms. Tashjian is active in various community association organizations, such as Community Associations Institute and California Association of Community Managers.


Christina C. Gaspar, Esq.

Christina C. Gaspar is an associate attorney for the law firm of Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont, a full service community association law firm with offices in Woodland Hills, Inland Empire, Bakersfield, Orange County, and Santa Maria.

Education
Mrs. Gaspar graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 with a Bachelors of Art degree in Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in May 2006. At Pepperdine, Mrs. Gaspar also earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and the Law from the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law.

Mrs. Gaspar was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2006. Prior to her admittance to the Bar, she started at Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont as a law clerk. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association.

Legal Experience
Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont

▫ Associate Attorney – Community Association Law
     • General Counsel
     • Litigation

Federal Bureau of Investigation – Summer 2005
▫ Office of the General Counsel - Honors Intern

Thomson-West – May 2004-May 2006
▫ Westlaw Student Representative and West Campus Representative

Law Offices of Heywood G. Friedman - May 2004-August 2004
▫ Law Clerk

Law Offices of Marvyn Gordon – January 2003-June 2003
▫ Legal Assistant