John F. Baumgardner

JOHN F. BAUMGARDNER is the attorney in charge of Chapman & Intrieri, LLP’s Roseville office and has been with the firm since 2014. Mr. Baumgardner has significant experience representing homeowners and homeowners associations as both general counsel and construction defect counsel.  Mr. Baumgardner assists homeowners associations, and their board members, efficiently handling homeowner disputes, revisions of governing documents and association rules, assessment and collection policies, vendor contract issues, risk management, capital improvement projects, special assessments, and loan applications.  Additionally, Mr. Baumgardner has enjoyed educating the common interest development community through educational presentations and contributing magazine articles to the Community Association Institute (CAI) and the California Association of Community Managers (CACM).

Prior to turning his focus to common interest developments, Mr. Baumgardner gained significant experience in both civil litigation and criminal defense. He has tried cases to jury verdict in both State and Federal Court, and argued numerous motions before Judges throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento. Mr. Baumgardner has handled cases involving personal injuries, wrongful death, civil rights violations, breach of contract, fraudulent transfers, class actions, education law, the Davis-Stirling Act, and the Lanterman Act.

Mr. Baumgardner was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2011. Although he grew up in the Bay Area, Mr. Baumgardner attended and graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and with minors in History and Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Mr. Baumgardner graduated from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 2010.

He is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.  Mr. Baumgardner is also a member of the California North Chapter of CAI Legislative Support Committee and Community Service Committee.