Leslie J. Burgoyne

Leslie Burgoyne
Associate

Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Phone: 817-276-6000 or 844-402-4530 (Toll Free)
Fax: 817-276-6010
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A Fort Worth, Texas native, Leslie attended the University of North Texas, where she studied Business Management, earned an “Outstanding Student” Award, and participate in the Professional Leadership Program. Leslie graduated Cum Laude in May 2000.

Leslie attended law school at Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. She received academic scholarships and won an award for best appellate brief in a moot court competition. Despite being a single mother who worked while attending law school, Leslie continuously achieved recognition on the Dean’s list and graduated in the top 12% of her class.

In 2007, Leslie started her own law practice, focusing on litigation, family law, and small business matters. Leslie has provided legal services to a wide variety of businesses including many non-profit organizations such as churches, sports leagues, and charities. She currently serves as general counsel to three local non-profit corporations.

Leslie joined Bailey & Galyen in 2014, in our Fort Worth office on Summit Ave. In Leslie’s spare time, she volunteers for several local non-profit organizations, such as a local women’s flat track roller derby league.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2014

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Business Litigation & Appeals
  • 5% Contracts
  • 10% Non-Profit Organizations
  • 10% Family Law
  • 5% Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2009

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    J.D.

    Honors: Received Academic Scholarships
    Honors: Best Appellate Brief in a Moot Court Competition
    Honors: Top 12% of her Class
  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    B.B.A.cum laude – May, 2000
    Honors: “Outstanding Student” Award
    Major: Business Management

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Leslie J.Burgoyne, Sole Practitioner, 2007 – 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dallas Derby Devils, 2010 – Present

Language

  • English

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