Joshua Burnett is an attorney licensed in Massachusetts. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
In addition to representing consumer and business clients in Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, he regularly assists both debtor and creditor clients in adversary proceedings and contested matters in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, including non-dischargeability actions, preference and recovery actions, automatic stay, and claim-related matters.
As a litigator, Mr. Burnett represents both plaintiff and defendant clients in state and federal court in variety of civil matters, including busienss and partnership disputes, contract disputes, real estate and mortgage disputes, consumer protection, and foreclosure defense.
In addition to his present areas of concentration, Mr. Burnett also has a background in mortgage foreclosure, landlord/tenant, probate law, and family law. Prior to creating Amann Burnett, PLLC with Attorney William Amann, Mr. Burnett worked for many years with a former Chapter 7 trustee in a boutique firm with a primary focus on consumer bankruptcy and was of counsel to several other bankruptcy and litigation offices in the Boston area.
Mr. Burnett also teaches bankruptcy law at Massachusetts School of Law and has contributed to local and national programs and lectures on bankruptcy-related topics for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, National Business Institute, and MyLaw CLE. He was recognized as a "Rising Star" in consumer bankruptcy by Super Lawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Mr. Burnett is a 1997 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a 2010 graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law. He is also an accomplished pianist and played music professionally for many years.