Legal Malpractice: No Harm No Foul
By Pete Burns on February 22, 2013
In a legal malpractice case you must prove” the case within the case” which means you must prove that but for the malpractice you would have had a better outcome. So the first thing you must prove is that your …
Atlanta’s Underground Explosion
By Pete Burns on February 20, 2013
Monday night, February 18, 2013 an underground explosion in Atlanta sent five manhole covers, each weighing 425 pounds up to six feet in the air. It is a miracle that no one was injured. http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/businesses-feel-fiscal-effects-manhole-explosion/nWSyg/ The ignition source has yet to …
Manhole explosion in NY
By Pete Burns on February 13, 2013
NBC reported that on February 10, 2013 an explosion in Manhattan blew two manhole covers off and damaged a furniture store but fortunately no one was injured. https://twitter.com/NBCNewYork/statuses/300353441551749121
Peter (Pete) F. Burns, Esq. has over thirty years of experience and success as a civil litigation attorney. His practice includes medical malpractice, legal malpractice, complex business litigation, shareholder derivative suits and will contests, among others.
Mr. Burns graduated from Centre College of Kentucky before attending Cumberland School of Law. At Cumberland, he served as Executive Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, was a member of the Order of Barristers and was a member of the Regional Championship Moot Court team. After graduating cum laude from Cumberland, Mr. Burns was Law Clerk to Alabama Supreme Court Justice Hugh Maddox.
Mr. Burns is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits. He is also admitted to practice before the Northern and Southern U. S. District Courts of Alabama. Mr. Burns is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association, the Mobile Bar Association, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Burns’ past and/or present civic affiliations include: Current Vice President, Board for Habitat for Humanity; current member, Downtown Mobile Alliance; Chairman of the Board, Mirror Lake Racquet Club; former President, Downtown YMCA; former member, Board of Directors for Municipal Park Baseball; former President, Mary B. Austin Parent/Teacher Association; Leadership Mobile – Class of 2000; former President, Habitat For Humanity; and former member, Board of the Ono Island Property Owners Association.
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