Phone: (703) 790-1911
Fax: (703) 848-2530
Leslie’s practice is devoted to the representation of community associations in Virginia, D.C. and West Virginia. Leslie has extensive experience developing community governing documents, amendments to governing documents and rules for community and homeowners’ associations. She regularly counsels communities on construction warranty matters, covenants issues and collection of delinquent assessments. She also negotiates management and vendor contracts for clients and licenses and easements.
Notably, Leslie has assisted nearly 40 condominiums become certified with Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She is also an approved course instructor on fair housing law for common interest community manager certification for the Virginia Common Interest Community Board. Leslie is also known for her representation of D.C. condominiums, especially in assisting boards in the transition from developer to owner control.
Leslie is an adjunct professor for the Advanced Field Placement Program for The George Washington University Law School.
• Graduate, with honors, Carnegie Mellon University
• Graduate, The George Washington University; Managing Editor, The Environmental Lawyer Law Journal
• Law Clerk to the Hon. Lynn J. Bush, United States Court of Federal Claims
• Barred in Virginia, the District of Columbia and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
• Member, Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute’s (CAI) Quorum Editorial Board Committee
• 2012, The George Washington University Law School, “Professorial Lecturer in Law, Advanced Field Placement Program.”
Articles and Presentations
• Housing Administration Creates Confusion for Condominium Certifications (November 2013)
• “Defamation, Libel and Slander - Oh, My!” (October 2013)
• Presenter, Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI March 2013 Expo, “Everything FHA: What Condominiums Need to Know to Be Certified with FHA”
• Instructor, Virginia Common Interest Community Board, Fair Housing Law for Common Interest Community Manager Certification (July 2012 - present)
• "Regulating Parking on Public Streets within an Association" (Summer 2011, The Advisor)
• Instructor, “Understanding Condominium Living”, Arlington County Adult Education, January 2011
• Co-Author, “Getting Down to Business” (September 2010 Quorum Magazine)
• Co-Author, “The Fair Housing Act and Parking Accommodations” (April 2010 Quorum Magazine)
• Presenter, Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI March 2009 Expo, “Virginia Association Law in the 21st Century – The Long Range Effect of H.B. 516”
• “How the Inauguration Could Affect Your Condominium Community: Illegal Short Term Rentals” (December 2008 Quorum Magazine)
• “When Your Neighbor is a Hoarder” (November 2008 Quorum Magazine)
• “The Yays and Nays of Political Signage” (August 2008 Quorum Magazine)
*All Quorum Magazine articles have been reprinted by permission of Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute.
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