Jennifer Burns is a Florida native who is an experienced family law Attorney practicing in the greater Sarasota area. Prior to receiving her law degree, Attorney Burns attended the University of South Florida, where she majored in International Studies, minored in French and graduated in the top ten percent (10%) of her class. With a passion for the law, and a desire to help people in need, Attorney Burns attended the prestigious Stetson University College of Law where she graduated with her juris doctor. While attending Stetson University College of Law, she received numerous awards and recognition not only for academic success, but also for providing significant pro bono services to people in need.
Since leaving law school, Attorney Burns has practiced in both the private sector as well as the public sector as a Senior Attorney with Children’s Legal Services. Attorney Burns has handled a myriad of family law and child welfare cases. Her practice philosophy incorporates a cooperative approach to handling cases if possible, however, she is experienced in complex litigation as well. Attorney Burns handles matters related to paternity actions, dissolutions of marriage, relocation, collaborative actions, timesharing, modifications and enforcement, as well as dependency and contested adoptions with the Department of Children and Families. Attorney Burns is motivated to assist people in need with a compassionate and competent approach.
Since moving to Sarasota, Attorney Burns has been active in the Sarasota community and local bar association. Attorney Burns has served as a Director with the Sarasota County Bar Association, leading efforts to get young lawyers involved in the community and active with local charities. Attorney Burns is currently the Chair of the Family Law Section of the SCBA. She prides herself on giving back to the community and taking an active leadership role amongst her colleagues.
Jennifer Burns joined Boeller Law, P.A. in 2020 in order to provide clients with the benefit of a seasoned, team approach to legal representation. Attorney Burns serves clients out of the Sarasota office location.