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  1. Litigation: 90%
    36 years, 1.1 thousand cases
  2. General Practice: 10%
    21 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

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Edward M. Burns, Esq.

P.O. Box 520024
Winthrop, MA, 02152


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale and Hubble1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalBurns Law Office2009 - Present
Director of Civil ProcessMiddlesex Sheriff's Office1997 - 2009
General CounselMassachusetts Aeronautics Commission1994 - 1997
Asst. District AttorneySuffolk County District Attorney's Office1976 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company of MassachusettsN/A1987 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Gomes, 5 Mass.App. Ct. 895 (1977)Defendant prevailed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University - Kennedy School of GovrnmentState and Local GovernmentMaster of Public Administration1980
Suffolk University Law SchoolConstitutional Law; AppealsJD - Juris Doctor1978
Suffolk UniversityEconomicsB.S. in Business Administration1970
Daniel Webster CollegeAeronauticsAssociate Degree in Aviation Bus. Admin.1967