Member Profile: Patrick R. Burns

Patrick R. Burns
Burns Law Firm
1624 Harmon Place
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Tel: (612) 877-6400
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Website: www.burns-law.mn

MN Chapter: www.MinnesotaMediators.org

Patrick R. Burns regularly travels out of state to Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME

 

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Patrick R. Burns has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Cross Cultural
Debt Collections
Discrimination
EEOC
Education
Employment
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Industrial
Insurance
International
Internet
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Military
Native American
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Police
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Public Policy
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Securities
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Sports
Technology
Torts
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Patrick focuses his practice on ADR and civil litigation. He represents individuals, businesses and non-profits with issues ranging from corporate, employment and consumer matters to franchise, commercial and contract matters. In addition to being a practicing mediator and arbitrator, he has extensive experience representing parties in mediation and arbitration, and formerly served as vice president of the American Arbitration Association in Minneapolis.

Patrick is peer-review rated "AV - Peeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell and was named as a 2015 Minnesota Lawyer of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer.  He is one of only four mediators in Minnesota to be certified by the International Mediation Institute (IMI). He was recognized in 2014, 2015 & 2016 as a "Super Lawyer" for ADR and Litigation by Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine.  Minnesota Lawyer named him one of 20 “Up and Coming Attorneys” in the state in 2007; and in 2010 he was named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in ADR and litigation. Patrick was formerly the chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association's 400+ member ADR Section.

EDUCATION:

  • LAW MASTERS (LL.M) in Dispute Resolution. 
    Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
  • GRADUATE 
    Judge Advocate General’s School of the Army, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Military Rank: Captain; completed Airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • JURIS DOCTOR 
    University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    Editor of South Dakotan Lawyer; clinical internship; pro bono work for Yankton Sioux Tribe; graduate assistant to the Dean.
  • MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 
    University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota Named Graduate Student of the Year; graduate assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs 
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - University of South Dakota;  Speech and Philosophy (double major)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Minnesota and Wisconsin State Bars
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • The State Bar of South Dakota
  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court
  • 7th and 8th Circuit Courts of Appeal
  • US District Court, South Dakota and Minnesota 
  • US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Recognized as a 2015 Minnesota Lawyer of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer magazine 
  • Peer-review rated AV “Preeminent” in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized as a Minnesota "Super Lawyer" 2014 - 2016 for ADR and litigation
  • Named Minnesota Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2010
  • Certified Mediator – International Mediation Institute
  • Minnesota Supreme Court qualified neutral (Rule 114)
  • Past-chair of Minnesota State Bar Association ADR Section
  • AAA national panel mediator and arbitrator
  • Named 2007 “Up and Coming Attorney” by Minnesota Lawyer
  • American Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • 2007 LINC graduate (HCBA)
  • HCBA Legal Fee Arbitration Committee – Former Chair; authored revision of HCBA Fee Arbitration Rules
  • Dillon Graduate Achievement Award (USD)
  • University of St. Thomas Law School Mentor program participant since 2004

 

Rates

Please call for details. No charge for travel within 30 miles of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
 
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