Attorney, Of Counsel

Mike Burns joined the Mostyn Law team in 2014 and began serving as Of Counsel in 2020.  Mike was hand-selected to serve as Co-Liaison Counsel in the 3M Military Earplug MDL and has extensive experience in the mass tort arena. 

Prior to joining Mostyn Law, he handled numerous criminal and civil cases and has extensive trial experience as a state prosecutor, criminal and civil defense attorney. Additionally, Mike served as special assistant, attorney and Deputy Attorney General under former Florida Governor, Charlie Crist.  He has also served as General Counsel and District Representative for former U. S. Congressman Joe Scarborough.

In the past, Mike has served as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Law instructing in the Criminal Clinic.

When he’s not lawyering, you can find him surfing in his hometown of Pensacola Beach, Florida.   


  • Florida (1993)


  • Undergrad University of West Florida, B.A. Political Science (1990)
  • Law School Nova Southeastern University College of Law (1992)

Professional activities and memberships

  • Florida Bar
  • Northern District of Florida US District Court