Curtis S. Ekmark has been representing associations since 1993. Curtis played basketball at and earned his undergraduate degree from Marquette University and received an academic scholarship to attend Pepperdine Law. While at Pepperdine, he was a member of the Dean’s List, the Law Review and the Phi Delta Phi legal honors fraternity. He was named the Terry Giles Scholar and the Odell McConnell Scholar before graduating cum laude from law school.
Prior to graduation, he served as a legal intern for Judge John L. Coffey on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago. Upon graduation from law school, Curtis accepted a judicial clerkship with Chief Justice Roland B. Day on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Curtis is a three-time Past President of the Central Arizona Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, a member of the College of Community Association Lawyers, and has Chaired the Legislative Action Committee numerous times. He is President of the Scottsdale Council of Homeowners Associations and Vice President of the West Valley Homeowner Associations.
Curtis frequently lectures on association issues, writes columns in local publications, and has appeared on various radio and television newscasts and programs.