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Thomas A. Burns

Criminal defense Attorney at Batavia, NY

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1988
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Representation of clients on misdemeanor and felony level charges including assault, burglary, sex offenses, larceny and drug offenses as defined under the New York State Penal Law. Representation of clients in criminal defense practice area includes providing criminal defense for those charged with domestic violence offenses and violation level offenses such as harassment and disorderly conduct.

    36 years, 2,900 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    Defending clients charged with misdemeanor and felony Driving While Intoxicated (drugs/alcohol) in local and superior courts. Representation includes jury and bench trials and administrative refusal hearings con ducted by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles.

    36 years, 1,300 cases

  3. Family
    Family law issues frequently associated with criminal court charges. This representation now includes representation of clients in Integrated Domestic Violence (IDV) Courts.

    36 years, 700 cases


Thomas A. Burns Attorney At Law
200 E Main St Ste 7
Batavia, NY, 14020-2200


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Posted by emu1 | April 20, 2014
Good Lawyer
Will actually help you with you're case. Will keep you informed and responds within a timely matter. Would use again and recommend.


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Work Experience

  • Criminal Attorney
  • Thomas A. Burns, Attorney at Law
  • 1989 - Present


  • Suny At Buffalo
  • J.D.
  • 1988
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • M.A.
  • 1985
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983


  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 19
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"I consider Tom to be the one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the area which includes Buffalo and Rochester. I frequently call and ask Tom's advice on complicated cases and rely on his experience, guidance and practice pointers."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 16
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Thomas A. Burns
Criminal defense Attorney
Batavia, NY
Licensed for 35 years