John Burns
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
511 Union St #2700
Nashville, TN 37219
Work Phone: (615)850-8695
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Mr. Burns is an attorney at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, in Nashville, TN. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning and taxation. He regularly handles estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, and business succession planning. 

Mr. Burns is a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations. He is also Chair of the Tax Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, a former member of the State and Local Tax Executive Committee of the ABA, a fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation, and a member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court. Mr. Burns is a prolific writer and speaker.

Mr. Burns received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi, a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, and a LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Mississippi School of Law
Year Licensed: 1990
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1990
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Tax Law Section, Leadership Law Class of 2008, TBA Members, TBA Section, Division and Committee Leaders
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Trust, Estate Planning & Probate, Taxation - Corp. & Business