Pensacola Criminal Defense Lawyer
& Family Law Firm
Legal issues are often anything but straightforward. The need for a Pensacola criminal defense lawyer, the prospect of divorce, the death of a family member or a serious car accident can easily put your future on the line. Each decision you make is critical, yet the decision-making process can become more complex as the stress, uncertainty, and stakes mount.
Attorney James M. Burns can ease this decision-making process for you. he is an experience trial lawyer and dedicated advocate. Mr. Burns will leverage his more than 20 years of legal experience in the Florida and Alabama state and federal courts to protect your future, rights, freedom, and family.
Our Practice Areas
What You Can Expect
You deserve personal attention from your attorney as you work to get your life back on track. You need clear, reliable guidance that addresses both your immediate concerns and future goals.
Mr. Burns delivers this level of service in every case. In negotiations and at trial, he knows when to fight and when a settlement offers the best result. You can count on him to provide honest and informed legal guidance that always keeps your best interests in mind.
James M. Burns | Committed to the Community
James Burns is a lifelong resident of the Gulf Coast region. Born in Mobile and raised in Pensacola, he got his start working for the state of Florida in criminal litigation from 1996 to 1999. Now, more than 20 years later, he has committed himself to helping those facing difficult legal issues in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County in Florida, as well as those in Baldwin County in Alabama. Mr. Burns knows the judges, prosecutors, and lawyers in these communities. His knowledge of the local courts is a critical asset to those facing especially challenging legal entanglements.
More About James
Whether you are in Florida or Alabama, if you need an experienced Pensacola criminal defense lawyer, you can count on James M. Burns. Criminal accusations can put your future and freedom at stake. You need a tough lawyer on your side.
Family Law & Divorce
Whether you are going through a divorce or facing another family law matter, James M. Burns can help you through your legal matter. Our firm works with individuals and military personnel dealing with significant issues impacting the family.
Estate Planning & Personal Injury
Personal Injury Our firm is significantly experienced in personal injury. If you were injured by the neglect of another, you should contact our office to discuss your situation and possibly bring a lawsuit on your behalf. We will fight vigorously for what you are owed. More About Personal Injury
Wills & Probate If you or a loved one is ready to prepare for the future of your estate and your possessions, there is no time like the present. Our firm can walk you through the process of creating a will and, when the time comes, help your family through the probate process and beyond. More About Wills & Probate