Susan L. Truskey

Susan L. Truskey

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Ms. Truskey's practice is the representation of condominium and community association clients throughout Virginia and the District of Columbia, including matters of corporate governance, contract law and covenant interpretation and drafting.  She also provides litigation services to clients, including the representation of community associations in assessment collection and covenants enforcement cases as well as defense.  Ms. Truskey has served on the board of directors of various community associations, including as president of her condominium association, where she gained valuable insight into all aspects of association affairs.  

Ms. Truskey has been named a “Rising Star” by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute and currently co-chairs the Chapter’s Quorum Editorial Committee.


  • Recipient of Committee Chair of the Year Award for Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute, November 2018
  • Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute Rising Star Award, 2013

Professional Associations

  • Community Associations Institute, Washington Metro Chapter ("WMCCAI")
    • Chair, Communications Council, 2020
    • Co-Chair, Quorum Editorial Committee, 2014 - present

"An Inconvenient Truth: Open Meetings," Quorum magazine, July 2019

"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish," Quorum magazine, May 2018

“To Drink or Not to Drink,” Quorum magazine, November 2017

“Solving the Proxy Puzzle,” Quorum magazine, August 2014

"Slow Down! Tips for Managing Unsafe Driving In Your Community," Quorum magazine, September 2013

"Regulating the Holidays," Quorum magazine, November 2012


Penny Wise, Pound Foolish: When Asking Too Much Of Your Community Manager Becomes Risky Business – You Need Expert Advice

Community association managers fill many roles for the communities they manage, such as contract negotiators, on-site foremen, accounting and budgeting gurus, strategic planners, psychologists, mediators … the list goes on. Managers are incredibly adept at utilizing their vast array of professional experiences to assist directors with making many important decisions, but good managers also recognize their limitations. An integral–if often under–appreciated–aspect of association managers is recognizing when an expert opinion is warranted.

Fairfax County Seeks Your Input on Short-Term Property Rentals

The Board of Supervisors for Fairfax County has created a working group to draft zoning regulations for Short-Term Rentals in the County and to establish a registry. The working group is seeking input from community members who have a vested interest in this issue.