Mr. Burns recently joined the Mostyn Law team in 2014. Mr Burns has handled numerous criminal and civil cases prior to coming to Mostyn Law. Mr Burns has trial experience as a state prosecutor, criminal and civil defense attorney. Mr. Burns has served as special assistant and attorney for former Florida Governor, Charlie Crist, along with serving as Deputy Attorney General under Crist. Mr. Burns has also served as General Counsel and District representative for former U. S. Congressman Joe Scarborough.

Mr. Burns was an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Law in 1996 instructing in the Criminal Clinic.

Mr. Burns currently resides in 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