Experienced Nashville Attorney For Your Estate Planning, Life Care Planning, Business Law, and Tax Law Needs

Serving residents and business owners in Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood

John Burns understands the far reaches of the law, and how it can affect various areas of your personal and professional life. John and his team work hard to provide individuals and families in Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood with the peace of mind and thoughtful counsel they need to help protect themselves and their estates. From starting and running a business to planning for your family’s future, he works to give you a professional experience from beginning to end. When you contact the office, you can expect a timely and courteous response. With more than 25 years of experience on his side, you can trust John to provide effective and reliable legal guidance in regards to estate planning, life care planning, elder law, taxation and business concerns.

A skilled attorney with years of experience and professional accomplishments

Mr. Burns has practiced law for more than 25 years, and he is justifiably confident in his ability to handle your estate, elder law taxation, or business-related legal matter. He has earned a reputation as a knowledgeable attorney who skillfully clarifies the most complex legal concepts. Individuals have come to rely on his estate planning and tax advice, while businesses depend on his knowledge to guide them.

John is licensed to practice in both Tennessee and Mississippi. Since 2014, he has served a chair of the Tax Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, and he serves on the Executive Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section, State and Local Tax Committee. John’s peers have recognized him in Best Lawyers in America, and as a Fellow of the both the American Bar Foundation and the Nashville Bar Foundation. The Tennessee Supreme Court has recognized him as a Champion for Justice.

Offering representation in a variety of practice areas

Planning is vital for success, whether you are making decisions in your personal or professional life. Attorney Burns is prepared to represent you in legal matters involving:

  • Estate planningEstate planning is necessary to protect the financial assets that you have worked hard to accumulate and to ensure your family’s well-being. Nashville estate planning attorney John Burn’s experience will help you to make informed decisions for your benefit and for that of your loved ones. Business succession planning allows you to make important decisions about the future of your company.
  • Life care planning. If estate planning serves to protect your wealth and assets, life care planning protects your peace of mind. This is a specialized approach to planning for your or your loved one’s future in regards to health, wealth and legal needs. By working with John and an outside team of experts, you can ensure that in times of crises or need, your exact plans will be carried out, and that there is a process in place to deal with care coordination, benefits coordination and any of the myriad changes you or your loved one might face in the future.
  • Tax planningThe firm provides guidance and input about taxes faced by individuals at the federal, state, and local level. In addition, John has the background and experience to see any tax dispute through all stages of controversy, from audit to administrative appeals, litigation and collection. John has successfully handled numerous property tax matters before various board of equalization, has successfully litigated Tennessee tax issues, and has represented numerous clients in disputes with the IRS from audit to the U.S. Tax Court.
  • Business planningJohn has represented businesses and their owners through all stages of the business life cycle from conception to termination. Starting and running a business entails a number of decisions, from choosing the most appropriate business entity to identifying sufficient funding sources. The life of a business often requires expansion, mergers and acquisitions, all of which John is experienced in handling.

If you are facing issues related to estate planning, life care planning, tax planning or business planning, turn to John Burns for assistance.

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John Burns Law, PLC is pleased to serve the residents of Franklin, Brentwood, Nashville and all of Middle Tennessee. With more than 25 years of experience, attorney John Burns provides skillful representation for a variety of practice areas, including estate planning, life care planning, business planning, and tax planning. Contact the law firm today at 615-933-5477 or use his contact form to schedule a consultation.

Serving Nashville, Franklin and Brentwood Business with Efficiency…

John Burns was recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court, The Best Lawyers in America, Tennessee Bar Assocation and is a AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rated attorney.

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