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James M. Burns

James M. Burns

Criminal Defense, Dui, Divorce, Family lawyer Alabama and Florida since 2000
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  • Alabama, Florida
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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 .

Areas 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

St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Constitutional Law, Property, Probate, Family and Criminal Law
Honors: Dean's List
Activities: International Moot Court, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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University of West Florida
B.A. (1995) | Legal Administration
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Professional Experience
James M. Burns Law
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Client Champion - SILVER
Good Rating
Journalism Student of Year
Catholic High school
Editor of several pages of high School Newsaper Student of Year
10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
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The Florida Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
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11th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
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  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation for Criminal and Auto Accident cases.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
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
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
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of James M. Burns
Pensacola Office
611 New Warrington Rd., Suite 2
Pensacola, FL 32506
Telephone: (850) 457-6002
Fax: (850) 999-7546
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed