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John P.  Burns

John P. Burns

Orange County Trial Lawyers ASSOC.
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • California
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Summary

John P. Burns is an experienced and succesfu personal injury attorney in Orange County, California. He is a former president of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Burns is a former U.S. Marine Officer and pilot. He was also a former airline captain for Trans World Airlines. His practice involves car, truck and motorcyle accidents, train derailments and airplane crash injury and death cases. He has authored a book entitled "9 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your California Vehicle Accident Case" which is available for free on his website www.theorangecountyaccidentlawyer.com

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Charges 1/3 of total recovery.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
President in year 2000
Orange County Trial Lawyers ASSOC.
Current
Owner
The Law Offices of John P. Burns/Calton & Burns, L.L.P.
- Current
Practicing personal injury law in California since 1981. Former partner in the law firm of Calton & Burns, L.L.P. Presently owner of The Law Offices of John P. Burns. Served as a Judge Pro Tem of the Orange County Supeior Court and Mediator for the Orange County Superior Court. Past President of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. Numerous trials and seven figure settlements.
Education
Western State University College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Intern for law school credit with the Orange County District Attorney office, Harbor Court Division. Tried actual traffic cases as a law student.
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Monmouth University
B.A. | Political Science
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Spent summers in U.S. Marine Corps Officer Training In Quantico, VA. Commissioned as 2d lieutenant on graduation , left for naval aviator flight training after graduation.
Honors: Class President Senior Year
Activities: Student Body Government, Edited Scool paper
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Awards
Award Of Excellence For Leadership
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Received Award of Excellence from Orange County Trial Lawyers Association for succesful efforts in defeating an insurance company sponsored no fault sytem for California vehicle accidents.
Professional Associations
Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
Member
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Member
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Member, Aviation Section
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Member
- Current
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Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
President
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Activities: Served as the President of organization of leading Orange County, California plaintiff's trial lawyers. Successfuly guided the organization through the defeat of an insurance company sponsored law attempting to impose a no fault system which would have been adverse to automobile accident victim in California.
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Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Secretary, Treasurer, Vice- President, President
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Activities: Executive Committee and other leadership posts throughout the period 1996 to 2000.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
9 MISTAKES THAT CAN RUIN YOUR CALIFORNIA VEHICLE ACCIDENT CASE
WORD ASSOCATION PRESS
Certifications
Graduation Certificate
National College of Trial Advocacy
Certified Mediator Training
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
31473 Rancho Viejo Road
Suite 201
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
USA
Telephone: (949) 496-7000
Fax: (949) 496-7006