W.T. Skip Leake

Managing Attorney

Scope of Practice

Warren Thomas Leake, Jr., “Skip” founded his legal practice in 1986, eventually forming W T Skip Leake PC a few years later which is now The Leake Law Firm. As the firm’s founding member, Skip represents both domestic and international business clients and real estate clients throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and across Texas. Skip’s practice focuses on general corporate and real estate matters where he has personally documented, conducted, and supervised large value commercial transactions. Specifically, Skip represents clients in the structuring and formation of business entities, asset acquisitions and dispositions, and business and personal estate planning. Skip has documented and closed multi-national commodity transactions, documented and closed real property transactions, and represents clients in the development, disposition, and management of commercial real estate, including all related lending and secured financing matters. Additionally, Skip represents clients in commercial litigation matters, including bankruptcy, collections, contracts, construction matters, oil and gas, and real estate disputes as well as probate matters. For more than three decades, Skip has been dedicated to his clients and has personally served a diverse domestic and foreign clientele in business and personal matters that span a local, national, and international scope of business.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Banking and Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Title Work
  • Estate Planning/Probate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Arlington Bar Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas for Continuing Legal Education, Former Member

Admitted to Practice

  • Courts in the State of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education

  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1976
  • M.B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1978
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1983
    • Order of Lytae
    • Who’s Who Among American College and Universities, 1983
    • Who’s Who Among American Law Students, 1983
    • Dean’s Service Award, 1983

Professional Affiliations

  • Arlington North Rotary: President 2001-2002
  • Tarrant County Precinct 1390: Republican Precinct Chairman, 1986-2006, 2010 to Present
    • Election Judge, 1986 to Present
  • Republican State Convention, 2000: Member, Platform Committee
  • Republican State Convention, 2006: Member, Credentials Committee
  • Texas Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Board Member
  • Kingdom Work Foundation, Board Member
  • North Texas Chapter-Safari Clubs International, Board Member
  • Riverside National Bank, Former Board Member
  • First State Bank of North Texas, Former Board Member
  • Northern Arlington Planning Committee, City of Arlington, Former Board Member

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