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About Me


James is the Managing Partner at the young and forward thinking, business law firm Albuquerque Business Law, P.C. in Albuquerque, New Mexico with a primary focus on General Counsel, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Reorganization, Bankruptcy, and Foreclosure Defense. The focus of this firm is to provide businesses and individuals with cost-effective solutions to their legal needs. From contract drafting to representation before administrative bodies to full-blown litigation, the focus is always on achieving the client's goals in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible.


James T. Burns' specialties include: General Counsel for Businesses: business formations, business reorganizations, commercial transactions, business agreement review and drafting, government contracting/purchasing, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, purchase and sale of business, business sucession planning, and any other business law concerns.


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Practice Areas


  1. Business: 60%
    6 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    5 years, 75 cases
  3. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 10%
    5 years, 250 cases
  4. Foreclosure: 10%
    5 years, 750 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Iris L. M. Ring

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Burns is an excellent business attorney, and he provides the highest quality service to his clients.


    Iris Ring Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kameron W. Kramer

    I highly endorse this lawyer. James is a very responsible and knowledgeable lawyer who will put his client's needs first.


    Kameron Kramer Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Albuquerque Business Law, P.C.

1801 Rio Grande Blvd NW Suite B
Albuquerque, NM, 87104


NMAuthorized to practice law201006/06/2011

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersThompson Reuters - Rising Stars2015
2013 Top Lawyers in New MexicoThe Legal Network2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerAlbuquerque Business Law, P.C.2011 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Albuquerque Bar AssociationBoard - Bankruptcy, YLD2010 - 2013
Albuquerque Bar AssociationBoard Member2010 - 2012
Publication NameTitleDate
ABLGuide to Starting Your Own Business2014
Personal BlogForeclosure Defense2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New Mexico School of LawN/AJ.D.2009
University of New MexicoManagement of TechnologyM.B.A.2007
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NBI Foreclosure Defense CLEForeclosure Defense2013