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John Burleson joined the firm in March, 1981.  John received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University in 1979 and his Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University School of Law in 1981.  His primary areas of practice include Business and Commercial Matters, Real Estate Law, and Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures. John has personally handled over 500 separate acquisition and divestiture transactions over his 40+ year career with the firm. John has also been recognized as Waco’s Top Business Attorney by the Wacoan in previous years.

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BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 1981

EDUCATION

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1979

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Leadership Waco
  • AV Rated – Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Rating

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Northwest Waco Optimist Club, Former President and Life Member
  • Rotary Club of Waco, Member
  • Baylor Bear Foundation, Former President and Board Member
  • Greater Waco Legal Services - Former Board Member
  • First National Bank of Central Texas - Director and Audit Committee Chair
  • Columbus Ave. Baptist Church – Member, Sunday School Director and Deacon