Timothy Burns

Timothy Burns

  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence...
  • Pennsylvania
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Attorney Tim Burns has been operating his regional general law practice in historic Ebensburg, Cambria County for nearly a decade. His office, located an hour and a half east of Pittsburgh, is conveniently located just steps from the Cambria County Courthouse. A Johnstown native, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Secondary Education from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, and his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where he served as Editor-in-Chief of Juris, the school’s award winning legal newsmagazine. Prior to opening his law office, Attorney Burns was an Associate in the prominent Johnstown law firm of Spence, Custer, Saylor, Wolfe & Rose. He then served as a Judicial Law Clerk to Cambria County Judges Thomas A. Swope, Jr., and James R. DiFrancesco where he helped author hundreds of decisions and orders. Since opening his own law office, Attorney Burns has received a number of honors, including being recognized as an “Up and Comer 35 and Under” by Johnstown Magazine, “Success by 35” by Johnstown Business Weekly, named to“The Top 100” business leaders in 2008 by Central Pennsylvania Business Weekly, and as a “Rising Legal Star Under 40” by Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine from 2005 to 2009. In 2005, he was a recipient of the Cambria County Bar Association’s President’s Award for Community Service, and from 2006 through 2010 and 2012 to 2013, he was nominated by the readers of the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat newspaper as “Simply the Best Attorney”. In 2011, he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Attorney Burns has been active in a number of legal organizations including serving four years on the Board of Managers of the Cambria County Bar Association, and a three year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Board of Governors where he served as Chair of the state’s Young Lawyers Division. He also holds memberships in the Blai

Education
Duquesne University
J.D.
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Saint Vincent College
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Certifications
Death Penalty Defense Qualified
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Professional Associations
Allegheny County Bar Association
Social Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (PACDL)
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Pennsylvania Association of Township Solicitors (PSATS)
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Blair County Bar Association
Member
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Cambria County Bar Association
Member
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Pennsylvania State Bar
Former Member of the Board of Governors
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Cambria County Bar Association
Former Member of the Board of Managers
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Municipal Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
104 S Center St
Ebensburg, PA 15931
USA