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James M. Burns

James M. Burns

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  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI ...
  • Alabama, Florida
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Harold D. Thompson
Harold D. Thompson November 14, 2022
Rating: 9 Lawyer Rating - 9 out of 10
James is very reliable. He has always been willing to help assist me whenever I needed additional help. He is very wise and has a great personality. I endorse this lawyer. He is top tier.
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James M. Burns, Attorney at Law, hails from Mobile, Alabama, where he was born in 1962. When he was five years old, he moved with his family to Pensacola, Florida. James has lived and worked in the Pensacola area, Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in Florida, and Baldwin and Mobile Counties in Alabama his whole life.

As a member of both the Florida Bar and the Alabama Bar, James is licensed to practice law in both states. James M Burns is a skilled, experienced and aggressive attorney admitted to practice in both Alabama and Florida.

Attorney Burns has worked and lived on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Alabama and actively practices in Federal, State, County and Municipal Courts Area of Practice include:

Criminal Defense: Criminal Defense Law, DUI Defense, Domestic Violence, Drug Crimes, Violation of Probation, Battery, Sex Crimes, Trafficking, Attempted Murder, Assault, Driving Offenses Domestic Relations

Family Law: Divorce Law, Child Custody, Child Support, Paternity, Visitation, Modification, Contempt

Personal Injury: Auto accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Burn cases, Wrongful Death

Probate Law: Wills and Trusts

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    DUI & DWI
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Medical Marijuana
  • Free Consultation
    free consultation for criminal and auto accident cases.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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  • English
Professional Experience
James M Burns attorney
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James was admitted to the Florida bar in April of 2000 and To the Alabama bar the following year. Criminal and family law are his primary areas of practice in both Federal and State Courts of Alabama and Florida. James is also admitted to Practice in the Eleventh Circuit District Court of Appeals . Atlanta Georgia >
University of West Florida
B.A. | Legal Administration
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St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Constitutional law, Property, Probate, Family Law And Criminal .
- present
Honors: Deans List, Journalsim
Activities: International Moot Court, Florida association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Journalism Student of Year
Catholic High school
Editor of several pages of high School Newsaper Student of Year
Professional Associations
Alabama and Florida State Bar  # 0193526
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of James M. Burns
611 New Warrington Road
Suite 2
Pensacola, FL 32506
Telephone: (850) 457-6002
Fax: (850) 999-7546
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