Lou W. BurtonSenior counsel

Year Joined the Firm


Practice Areas

  • Land Use Law
  • Property Owners’ Association and Condominium Law
  • Real Estate Law


  • University of Northern Colorado (B.A., 1977)
  • South Texas College of Law (J.D., 1980)
    • Order of the Lytae
    • South Texas Law Review
    • Phi Alpha Delta

Bar Admittance & Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Real Estate Section
    • Construction Section
    • Litigation Section
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section


  • Managing Attorney of Community Association Division
  • Principal author of Chapter 202 of the Texas Property Code as originally adopted dealing with construction and enforcement of restrictive covenants
  • Successfully established the validity of assessment liens before the Supreme Court of Texas (1987)
  • Conducts seminars and authors materials for community association members focusing on topics such as forms, legislative updates, security, directors and officers liability, federal regulation, constitutional constraints and restrictive covenant enforcement
  • Speaker and Writer:  CLE Seminar, Community Associates, Houston Bar Association, 1995
  • Articles include topics such as assessment collection, restriction enforcement and attorney-client privilege, Community Association Institute

Contact Us

2500 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Office: 713.222.9000
Fax: 713.229.8824

Reid C. Wilson