P. Michael Nagle
Mr. Nagle is a principal of Nagle & Zaller, P.C., a Columbia, Maryland law firm representing community association clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 1979 from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Maryland Law Review. His Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, magna cum laude, is from Mount Saint Mary’s College, where he was elected to the Monsignor Tierney Honor Society. Mr. Nagle is active in CAI on both the local and national level, and is a charter member of CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers. He is the author of CAI’s GAP Report #21, “Guide to Annual Meetings, Special Meetings, and Elections,” and co-author of GAP Report #18, “The Role of the Association Secretary.” He has also written numerous articles for “Common Ground” and local chapter newsletters. He served two terms as President of the Chesapeake Chapter and was Vice Chairman of the National CAI Membership Services Council for two years. He is a past Chairman of the CAI President’s Club Advisory Board and a member of the National CAI Attorney’s Committee. He has also served on the National CAI Nominating Committee and the National Governance Task Force—for which he received the President’s Award in 2004. He chaired CAI’s Business Partners Council in 2008 and just completed serving his 7th year as a member of the National Board of Trustees for CAI. Mr. Nagle was CAI’s National President in 2010
Mr. Nagle is also a frequent speaker at National CAI conferences and local events and was named the Chesapeake Region Chapter 1993 “Speaker of the Year,” and Educator of the Year in 1999. He has also received “Volunteer of the Year” and “Hall of Fame” awards from the Washington Metropolitan Chapter. Mr. Nagle was selected to serve as a member of the faculty of the Community Association Law Reporter Seminar in 1990, 1999, 2001, 2006 and 2011. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Georgia, and is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Nagle is also active in the community. He was Chair of the Howard Community College Educational Foundation for six years, is a former member of the Board of Trustees for Centerstage in Baltimore and a past member of the Board of Directors for Howard County Tourism. He served six years as a Trustee of The Columbia Foundation and a member of its development committee. He is a past Director of The Columbia Festival of the Arts and a former Director of the Howard County Domestic Violence Center. He is a past Chairperson of The Columbia Association Sister Cities Advisory Committee, and is a past two-term President of the Columbia Business Exchange.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Nagle served ten years with U.S. Air Force Intelligence, earning two Air Force Commendation Medals and being designated Fifth Air Force Airman of the Year. He served three overseas tours, two in Vietnam and one in Japan.