Jared Burns



Jared Burns is a dedicated problem solver who leverages his business, legal, and leadership background to help clients resolve disputes. As a litigator and former federal court Clerk, Jared has helped a wide range of clients from small businesses and individuals to Fortune 100 companies and government entities. Jared has assisted clients in all stages of litigation from evaluating potential cases to trials and appeals.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jared served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps and continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve. Jared leverages this experience in representing clients in a variety of industries, including in healthcare, transportation, construction and development, and many other industries. He has represented clients before the United States Courts of Appeal for the Eleventh and D.C. Circuits, the Northern, Middle, and Southern District of Florida, and Florida state trial and appellate courts.

  • Order of the Coif
  • Honorary speaker at Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal Florida Bar Induction ceremony – honor bestowed for having the highest score in the Fifth District on the July 2017 Florida Bar Exam
  • Dean’s List
  • Book Award (given to student with highest grade in the class) Appellate Advocacy (2015), Evidence (2016), Federal Courts (2017), Criminal Prosecution (2017)
  • MBA Peer Professionalism Award (2014)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Poe Ethics Fellow
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, magna cum laude (2017); Florida Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
  • University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business, Master of Business Administration in Competitive Strategy and Finance (2014)
  • Dickinson College, Bachelor of Arts in History (2009)
Professional Associations
  • Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Section

  • Note, Breach of Faith: A Lack of Policy for Responding to Data Breaches and What the Government Should Do About It, 69 Fla. L. Rev. 959 (2017)

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