Paul Burns practices primarily in the areas of Litigation and
Subrogation and also has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Real
Estate, and Taxation.
His past work includes creating and managing a trial
counsel program for Nationwide Insurance Company, consulting work for
Amtrak, solo practice, and a partnership with a private practice firm in
During his legal career in Virginia, in addition to
the demands of his practice, Mr. Burns taught classes at a local law
school and community college and lectured for the Lincoln Center for
Legal Studies. During this period, Mr. Burns also served as Acting City
Attorney for Falls Church, advisor to the Local Selective Service Board
and Board of Appeals and was a member of the Advisory Board to the
Northern Virginia Association of Retarded Citizens.
Mr. Burns is a veteran of the United States Marine
Corps, having enlisted as an infantryman in 1968 after receiving a draft
notice on the day of his graduation from law school. During his two
years in the Marine Corps, he served a tour in Vietnam and was awarded
the Navy Achievement Medal with combat device.
Virginia 1968; West Virginia 1997
Texas A&M University (B.A.
History 1963); William and Mary Law School (J.D. 1968);
Georgetown University (L.L.M. Taxation 1977)