J. E. Burns, P.L.

  • Established in 1998
  • Firm Size 1
  • Handling business litigation effectively requires assistance from a seasoned attorney who understands complex legal issues and bottom-line concerns. I always take the time to determine your specific goals and then focus on achieving them.
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    3.8/5.0 (1)
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About this firm

Accomplished South Florida Litigator Helps Businesses Thrive

Ethical legal support for breach of contract claims and other disputes

Handling business litigation effectively requires assistance from a seasoned attorney who understands complex legal issues and bottom-line concerns. At my firm, J.E. Burns, P.L. in Fort Lauderdale, I draw upon more than 30 years of experience helping clients resolve legal disputes successfully. I have delivered exceptional results to a wide variety of businesses including financial institutions, real-estate developers and manufacturers. Clients in Florida and around the world rely on me, Joseph E. Burns, to provide high-quality representation in a boutique firm setting where I personally handle each case from start to finish. If you own, operate or manage a business and you require prompt, knowledgeable advice on your legal rights, I will help your company reach a favorable solution.

Experienced Fort Lauderdale attorney provides exceptional representation

For contract, insurance or other types of business litigation clients, my firm, J.E. Burns, P.L., offers numerous advantages, including:

Big-firm experience, small-firm service — I have helped clients win at both the trial and appellate levels for decades while providing comprehensive personal representation in every case I handle.

Aggressive representation — Even when opposed by powerful adversaries, I aggressively assert the legal rights of each business I represent. I know that strong, cost-effective advocacy can be the difference between business success and failure.

Responsive communication — Every client is treated with the utmost respect and consideration. I am committed to answering every question promptly and tailoring my strategy to your company's specific objectives.

I always take the time to determine your specific goals and then focus on achieving them through whatever legal forum works best. To ensure that you have a clear understanding of your options, I offer a free initial consultation.

Skilled advocacy for all types of business conflicts

I represent large and small firms in matters relating to:

Business litigation — No matter the nature of your business litigation, I have the experience and legal skill to pursue the best possible result.

Breach of contract — If you have been victimized by a breach of contract or if your company is being accused of violating contract terms, J.E. Burns, P.L. will vigorously enforce your legal rights.

Business law — I advise large and small operations on a full range of business law matters including issues relating to collections and fraud allegations.

With many of the firm's clients based outside Florida and the United States, I am able to make the necessary accommodations to suit their particular needs. When the need arises, I can also work directly with a client's existing counsel.

Areas of Practice (162)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Business Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes and Claims
  • Corporation / Partnerships
  • Business Transactions and Contracts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Insurance
  • Litigation/Trial Advocacy/Advocacy
  • Business Law
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Associations Law
  • Business Cooperatives
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Development
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Formation
  • Business Fraud
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Regulation
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Successions
  • Business Syndication
  • Business Taxation
  • Business Torts
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Business Trusts
  • Business Valuation
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Closely Held Business Taxation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Cooperative Taxation
  • Emerging Business Law
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Family Business Law
  • Family Business Mediation
  • Family Business Successions
  • International Business Law
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Minority Business Law
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Private Business Law
  • Privatization
  • Professional Practices
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Trade Association Law
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Commercial Real Estate Syndication
  • Commercial Real Estate Workouts
  • Industrial Real Estate Law
  • Retail Development
  • Shopping Center Acquisitions
  • Shopping Center Development
  • Shopping Center Law
  • Real Estate
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Condominium Conversions
  • Condominium Development
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Timeshares
  • Conservation Easements
  • Conveyancing
  • Cooperative Conversions
  • Cooperative Housing Association Law
  • Cooperative Housing Law
  • Easements
  • Historic Conservation Easements
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • International Real Estate
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Land Trusts
  • Manufactured Housing Law
  • Mixed Use Development
  • Mobile Home Law
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Property Management
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Banking Law
  • Real Estate Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law
  • Real Estate Brokers Licensing
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Errors and Omissions
  • Real Estate Exchanges
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Investment Taxation
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Real Estate Partnerships
  • Real Estate Restructuring
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Real Estate Securities
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Real Estate Syndication
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment
  • Real Estate Tax Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Trade Association Law
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Real Property
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Property Development
  • Real Property Finance
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Residential Real Estate Finance
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Waterfront Development

People (1)

Business Litigation, Breach of Contract, Commercial Fraud, Real Estate Litigation, Insurance Coverage Disputes and Claim ...

Peer Reviews
3.8/5.0 (1) Review

Peer Reviews

3.8/5.0 (1 review)
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    4.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    3.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0

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