Jonathan Stephen Burns

Jonathan Stephen Burns: Attorney with Leifer Law Firm AV stamp icon
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Biography

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.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • General Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents-Plaintiff
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dog Bite Injuries
  • Products Liability Law
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Motorcycle & Pedestrian Injuries
  • Slip & Fall Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
954-900-6561  Phone
561-395-8057  Fax
www.leiferlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., Telecommunications, 2000
Law School Attended:
St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
2006
Memberships:
The Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association, Broward County Justice Association
Birth Information:
Miami, Florida, July 6, 1978
ISLN:
919150209
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - No Fee Unless We Get You Money
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (38 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 08/31/16 in Personal Injury

    Mr. Burns demonstrates those characteristics critical to the practice of law: integrity, honesty and professionalism.

    Mr. Burns demonstrates those characteristics critical to the practice of law: integrity, honesty and professionalism. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 08/26/16 in Personal Injury

    I have worked with Jonathan on several matters and find that he is knowledgeable in his areas of practice, he is a staunch advocate of his clients, and he is an honest and ethical attorney.

    I have worked with Jonathan on several matters and find that he is knowledgeable in his areas of practice, he is a staunch advocate of his clients, and he is an honest and ethical attorney. Read less

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