Brian D. Moreno

Senior Associate

Brian D. Moreno, Esq., CCAL is an experienced litigator and community association attorney, having practiced common interest development law since 2003.  Brian has represented and provided legal counsel to the boards and managing agents for California condominium and planned developments, as well as stock cooperatives, qualified vacation ownership resorts, and mobile home communities in connection with matters pertaining to common interest development, real estate, collection and corporate law.

Brian has experience with the many real estate and community association issues and disputes that impact community associations relating to CC&R interpretation and enforcement, corporate governance and compliance with the Davis-Stirling Act, assessment collection, foreclosure and wrongful foreclosure defense. Brian routinely handles matters related to the assignment of rents enforcement, receiverships, view obstructions, conveyance deeds, easements, encroachment and boundary disputes, deeds of trust interpretation and enforcement, lien priority, title insurance, eviction, wrongful eviction and community association governance. His expertise is showcased on SwedelsonGottlieb's

Licensed to practice law in both California and Arizona, Brian is an active member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) in several Southern California chapters and has authored a number of articles pertaining to common interest development law and its application to community associations in California. Additionally, he has been a featured speaker at CAI events (including the 2015 and 2018 National CAI Law Conferences), as well as an approved instructor for various chapters in Southern California.

In 2013, Brian was the 20th California attorney to be admitted to CAI's College of Community Association Lawyers. He serves on the Programs Committee for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter, as well as on the Legislative Action Committee for the Channel Islands Chapter. He also serves on CAI's National Law Seminar Planning Committee.

Brian earned his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara. While attending law school, Mr. Moreno served as a legal intern for the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, where he researched and analyzed various juvenile delinquency issues for several judges and judicial referees. After completing his legal internship, he helped represent creditors while employed as a paralegal for a San Diego law firm specializing in bankruptcy law.

In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. 


CAI Greater Los Angeles Committee of the Year Award (2017)


Contact Brian at [email protected] or 800.372.2207 x206.