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Family, Litigation, Estate Planning

Thomas Burns

About Me

Thomas Burns was born in Tacoma Washington where he graduated from Henry Foss High School. After high school he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served for over six years, attaining the rank of Sergeant, and served during operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Upon his honorable discharge Thomas attended and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a BA in Criminal Justice and from the UALR School of Law. Thomas is a resident of Benton Arkansas with his wife Laura and their two children, Jennings and Reagan. Thomas is a member of Indian Springs Baptist Church and active in his community and children’s school.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Family: 80%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 15%
    14 years
  3. Estate Planning: 5%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • William Waylan Cooper

    I endorse this lawyer. Thomas is an A-1 litigator. He has the knowledge and skill required for litigation. If I am in the Courtroom, I want Thomas on my side.

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    William Cooper Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Po Box 1045
Bryant, AR, 72089-1045

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ARAuthorized to practice200205/21/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Caution
    issued in AR, 2012

    updated

    A caution means that an attorney did something wrong, but may still practice law. The attorney was cautioned in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBenton Courier2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
JudgeCity of Shannon Hills2006 - 2008
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Thomas Burns, PA2005 - Present
Litigation AttorneyWilson & Associates, PLLC2001 - 2005
Criminal InvestigatorUnited States Marine Corps1985 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Saline County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Henry Woods American Inn of CourtN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Sexton v SextonWon
Cooke v Petit Jean State Bank and HunterClient dismissed on a directed verdict

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Arkansas - Little RockCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1996