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Lou W. Burton
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Mr. Burton practices primarily in the areas of litigation and real estate law, focusing on land use development and community associations. He serves as managing attorney for the firm's community associations division. He is the principal author of Chapter 202 of the Texas Property Code dealing with construction and enforcement of restrictive covenants and he successfully established the validity of assessment liens before the Supreme Court of Texas in 1987. Mr. Burton also conducts Seminars for community association members focusing on topics such as security, directors and offices liability, federal regulation and constitutional constraints and restrictive covenant enforcement. Speaker and Writer: CLE Seminar, Community Associates, Houston Bar Association, 1995; Articles, including topics such as assessment collection, restriction enforcement and attorney-client privilege, Community Association Institute. Mr. Burton also engages in practice in areas of oil and gas law.

Admitted to bar, 1980, Texas; also admitted to practice before United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Preparatory education: University of Northern Colorado (B.A., 1977); Legal education: South Texas College of Law (J.D. 1980). Member: American and Houston Bar Associations; Community Association Institute, and the State Bar of Texas Subcommittee on Condominium and Common Interest Ownership.

Article by Mr. Burton:
Construction Law
Article by Mr. Burton:
Homeowners Associations
Lou W. Burton
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