ABOUT PATRICK BURNS
Patrick Burns focuses his practice on ADR and civil litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota. Patrick was recognized as a “2015 Minnesota Lawyer of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer magazine. Since then, he has been included in the publication The Best Lawyers in America for his work in dispute resolution. Minnesota Lawyer also named him one of 20 “Up and Coming Attorneys” in the state in 2007, and since 2014 he has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” for ADR and litigation by Minnesota Law & Politics. Patrick is an active mediator and arbitrator who serves on the ValueSolve ADR and American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) national panels of mediators and arbitrators. Patrick also serves as a mediator through the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights and Hennepin County District Court. He was formerly vice president of the Minneapolis office of the American Arbitration Association and served on active duty as an officer and trial lawyer in the Army JAG Corps. Patrick earned his B.S., M.P.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of South Dakota, where he was formerly an adjunct professor of law. Patrick was the chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s 400 member Alternative Dispute Resolution Section in 2011 and 2012. He earned a master of law degree (LL.M) in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine School of Law in Malibu, California.
Appointments are available weekly by phone, Skype or in-person.