Tony Rafel, Esq, CCAL, is a WSCAI Past President and serves as Board Liaison to the ADR and Legislative Action Committees. Tony has been practicing law in Seattle for over 35 years, focusing on community association law for more than 25 years, and is a Fellow in the College of Community Association Lawyers. He is the Managing Partner of Rafel Law Group PLLC, with offices in Seattle and Portland, and practices actively in both Washington and Oregon, handling construction and product defect, insurance coverage, covenant and rule enforcement, boundary, view and nuisance cases, among many others. Tony also serves as a trusted general counsel and advisor to boards and associations, helping with governing document interpretation and enforcement, problem solving, dispute resolution, and governance best practices. Tony has been peer-selected as a Washington SuperLawyer™ every year since 2001 and holds the top peer-review rating for legal skill and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to his service with WSCAI, Tony is a past president of the Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington and lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Tony’s office is located in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle, where Labrador Retrievers Cutty and Abby can often be found.