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Jeff M. Burns

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in St. Clair Shores, MI

Jeff M. Burns, PLC
25400 Little Mack Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Phone: 586-778-8005
Fax: 586-778-8045
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed in Michigan Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Elder Law, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeff M. Burns is the founder and owner of Jeff M. Burns, PLC, in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan. A top-rated attorney with more than 14 years of legal experience, Mr. Burns provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout Macomb and Oakland counties, as well as Wayne, Washtenaw and St. Clair counties, who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Estate planning

·       Elder law

·       Disability planning

·       Probate litigation

·       Criminal defense

Whether assisting his clients with establishing and enforcing their final wishes or providing effective defense counsel for their serious felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, Mr. Burns maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and interests at all turns while helping them achieve the favorable results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Mr. Burns fully understands how his clients' issues impact their lives on virtually every level, and he provides calm and compassionate counsel to help them make the best-informed decisions as he works aggressively to increase their chances of obtaining the positive results they expect and deserve. In honor for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned designation as an emerging leader in his field from his peers, and he has received numerous testimonials and recommendations from his satisfied clients.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Michigan, Mr. Burns attended Wayne State University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005. He holds his admission to practice before all Michigan state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also an active member of the Macomb County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 20%Elder Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense


4 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

About Jeff M. Burns

First Admitted: 2005


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013-2014

Educational Background

  • The University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Michigan, 2005
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
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Office Location for Jeff M. Burns

25400 Little Mack Avenue
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

Phone: 586-778-8005

Fax: 586-778-8045

Last Updated: 5/20/2022

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