Jennifer A. Burns, Esq.

Jennifer joined the firm in 2004 and is a partner.  She and her husband have a daughter.  They enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Attorney Jennifer A. Burns

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar
  • Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • Clearwater Bar Foundation (Past President and Secretary)
  • Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, Sixth Judicial Circuit (Past Guardian ad Litem)

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation, 2011 Clearwater Bar Association Student Legal Intern Program


  • J.D., Stetson University, College of Law, 2000
    • Stetson Law Review, Assistant Editor
    • International Study of Law, Tallin, Estonia
  • M.B.A., Stetson University, College of Business Administration, 2000
  • B.S. Finance, University of South Florida, 1993

Past Employment:

  • Office of the Public Defender, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida 2002-2004

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