Leah K. Burton serves as general counsel to property owners associations on all aspects of issues involved in the operation and governance of subdivision, condominium, commercial and cooperative associations, including compliance with state and federal laws, covenant enforcement, preparation and interpretation of, as well as compliance with governing documents and assessment collection. Ms. Burton is also a frequent speaker on topics related to community associations.
Ms. Burton has practiced in the area of property owners association law for the majority of her career, both in Texas and Florida. Before discovering and ultimately devoting her practice to property owners association law, Ms. Burton practiced civil litigation in California for five years. Ms. Burton is also licensed to practice law in Tennessee.
Ms. Burton is a member of the Community Associations Institute, San Antonio Bar Association and Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation. She is also a member of the 2019 Class of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation’s LEAD Academy.
Raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Ms. Burton graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature and History and received her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School, where she was a member of the Board of Governors of the Moot Court Program.