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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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Contact info

Albuquerque Business Law, P.C.

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

Practice areas


  1. Business: 60%
    7 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. M & A: 20%
    6 years, 75 cases
  3. LLC: 10%
    6 years, 250 cases
  4. Foreclosure: 10%
    6 years, 750 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • 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.


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  • Kameron W. Kramer

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


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    Relationship: Co-worker


NMAuthorized to practice law201006/06/2011
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/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of New Mexico School of LawManagement of TechnologyM.B.A.2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBI Foreclosure Defense CLEForeclosure Defense2013