I have been in the criminal justice field for more that 40 years. I have served as a police officer, police chief, and elected district attorney and a criminal defense attorney. I have been fortunate enough to gain extensive experience in the trial of a substantial number of major criminal cases in both Texas and Federal courts.
I am very experienced in criminal appellate work, having argued before numerous Texas appellate courts as well as the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1994||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Regional Commander's Award||Texas Department of Public Safety||2010|
|Owner||Burns Law Offices||2017 - Present|
|District Attorney||Palo Pinto County District Attorney||2007 - 2017|
|Owner||Law Offices of Michael K. Burns||1994 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|FBI National Academy Association of Texas||Member||1983 - Present|
|Texas A&M University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||1993|
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