Dallas, TX – Leah K. Burton, an attorney in the Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Collin County office, recently received her Board Certification in Property Owners Association Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS).
In her practice, Leah serves as outside general counsel to property owners’ associations, including but not limited to single-family communities, master-planned developments, condominium regimes, and cooperatives in all aspects of corporate governance. She assists these organizations with governing document creation, amendment and interpretation, contract review, collection of delinquent assessments, restrictive covenant enforcement, alternative dispute resolution and federal and state law compliance.
TBLS Certification is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 27 specific areas of law. Board Certified attorneys must be licensed for at least five years, devote a required percentage of practice to a specialty area for at least three years, attend continuing education courses, provide qualified and vetted references, pass an evaluation by fellow lawyers and judges, and pass a daylong comprehensive examination. According to TBLS, “Consumers and organizations get the highest quality of legal services when working with Board Certified lawyers and paralegals.”
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