Franklin Burns – Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Frankli Burns

J. Franklin Burns, PC

(404) 920-4708

6100 Lake Forrest Drive NW
Suite 570
Atlanta , GA 30328

Monday to Friday 9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Frankli Burns

J. Franklin Burns, PC

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Firm Summary

Frank Burns, Esq. is the founder of J. Franklin Burns, P.C. and a native of Gainesville, Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1982. He earned his J. D. at Mercer University School of Law in 1987. He began his legal career at Gorby & Reeves, an insurance defense law firm where he represented employers and insurance companies in Workers’ Compensation matters across the State of Georgia.

In 2002, he opened his law practice, J. Franklin Burns, P.C., devoting his practice exclusively to the representation of injured workers and personal injury victims. His experience in representing “the other side” has proven to be invaluable with respect the representation of injured workers. He has been litigating (trying cases) for over twenty-three years. In 2003, he was appointed by the chairman of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation to serve on the Advisory Council. From 2003 until 2010 he served as a member of the Rules and Mediation Committee. In 2010, Mr. Burns was appointed by the Chairman to join the Legislative Committee of the Advisory Council. The Legislative Committee represents all stakeholders in the workers’ compensation system, and is charged with crafting workers’ compensation laws for the State of Georgia.

In 2010, Mr. Burns was nominated and selected as a member to the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

In 2011, Mr. Burns made the Super Lawyers Top 100 list, which is a list of lawyers who receive the highest point totals in terms of nominations, research, and a blue ribbon review process conducted by Super Lawyers. He was the only workers’ compensation lawyer in Georgia recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer for 2011 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2009. Mr. Burns has published numerous articles on the process of workers’ compensation and is a frequent speaker at workers’ compensation conferences and seminars.

Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
J.D. – 1987
University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
B.A. – 1982
Major: Political Science
Bar Admission
Georgia, 1987
Georgia Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Federal Courts, 1988
Super Lawyer
Top 100 Lawyer