Augustus H. Shaw IV, affectionately known as the "HOA GUY" by his clients and friends, is a lifelong resident of Arizona and the founding attorney of Shaw & Lines, LLC. Augustus has a great deal of experience representing Community Associations, Developers of Community Associations, Developers of Professional Office Condominiums, Professional Office Condominium Associations and Timeshare Associations. His experience includes providing advice on community association document drafting, enforcement and amendment; assessment collection; general real estate and property tax matters; litigation support; and corporate formation, regulation and general corporate advice. Augustus also has experience representing clients in all aspects of general real estate law.
Augustus has published many articles and scholarly writings regarding Community Associations and their legal issues. He has written articles for the Arizona Republic and the East Valley/Scottsdale Tribune. Augustus is also a contributor and presenter of continuing legal education seminars on community association issues. Augustus is also a participant in the City of Casa Grande, City of Chandler, City of Gilbert and City of Mesa sponsored Homeowner Association Academies.
Augustus has served the Community Association Industry by participating as an active member of the Central Arizona and National Chapter of the Community Associations Institute as well as being an active participant with the Arizona Association of Community Managers. Augustus is also a Board Member of The Leadership Centre, an organization sponsored by East Valley Cities dedicated to providing Communities with educational opportunities. He was awarded the organization’s 2006 Lecturer of the Year Award.
Augustus has served his Community at large through service as a member of the Maricopa County Board of Adjustment, the Maricopa County Community Development Advisory Commission and the Maricopa County Merit Commission.
Augustus is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law and licensed to practice law before the State Supreme Court of Arizona, the State Supreme Court of Nebraska, the Unites States District Courts of Arizona and Nebraska and the United States Tax Court.