Mr. Burns is the firm's head litigator and his practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death. During his career, Mr. Burns has achieved numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million. Mr. Burns is admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and is also a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association and Broward County Justice Association.
Prior to becoming a Plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Burns practiced law with a well-respected Miami firm where he defended major tire corporations in complex wrongful death cases based on allegations of tire failure. He also represented major banks in negligent security cases and defended insurance companies in various lawsuits including those involving tractor-trailer accidents.
Mr. Burns is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law, and he received his undergraduate degree in Telecommunications from the University of Florida. During his time at the University of Florida, Mr. Burns hosted a sports-talk radio program where he fielded live callers on all major college and professional sports. Some of his more memorable interviews were with legendary coaches Steve Spurrier and Billy Donovan.
He is also currently one of the top-ranked racquetball players in the state of Florida. Mr. Burns was born and raised in Miami, Florida and currently resides with his wife and two daughters in Delray Beach, Florida.