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John Brister Burns

Trusts Attorney at Franklin, TN

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  • State Years
    Mississippi - MS 11 years
    Tennessee - TN 34 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State MS
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State TN
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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John Burns has provided competent and comprehensive counsel to individual and corporate clients for more than 25 years. Hailed by his peers for his trustworthy and practical approach to the law, Mr. Burns is widely recognized for his legal acumen and skill. John Burns Law, PLLC currently has two locations in Franklin, TN and Decatur, AL.

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John Burns Law, PLC
219 3rd Ave N
#2000
Franklin, TN, 37064
John Burns Law, PLLC
601 Johnston Street SE
Decatur, AL, 35601
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • John Burns Law PLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Partner
  • Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis LLP
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Attorney
  • Dickinson Wright, PLLC
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Baker Donelson
  • 2001 - 2012
  • Staff Attorney
  • Tennessee Court Of Appeals
  • 1993 - 2000
  • Associate
  • McDonell Boyd
  • 1992 - 1993
  • Associate
  • King & Ballow
  • 1990 - 1992
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Education

  • University of Florida
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2001
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Mississippi
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Associations

  • American Bar Association, State Taxation of Trusts Subcommittee
  • Chair
  • 2015 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Mississippi Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, State and Local Tax Executive Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • Tennessee Federal Tax Institute
  • Trustee
  • N/A
  • Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
  • Master of the Bench
  • N/A
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Tax Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2014 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016

Publications

  • The Family Advocate, Section of Family Law, American Bar Association
  • The Prenup as Estate Planning Tool or Trap?
  • 2011
  • The Tax Lawyer, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association
  • ANR Pipeline: Beware of the Relief Sought
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Tennessee Bar Association Tax Seminar
  • Tennessee Tax Update
  • 2014
  • National Business Institute
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish
  • 2013
  • National Business Institute
  • Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish
  • 2012
  • Chattanooga Tax Practitioners
  • Tennessee Tax Update
  • 2012
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs State Tax Conference
  • A New Era for Business Taxes
  • 2010
  • Council on State Taxation’s 41st Annual Meeting
  • Property Tax Developments and Litigation Update
  • 2010
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Franklin Trusts Lawyer John Brister Burns
John Brister Burns
Trusts Attorney
Franklin, TN
Licensed for 34 years