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SCOTT F. BURNS - Biography

SCOTT F. BURNS - Biography

Scott F. Burns, Esq.

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Scott F. Burns, Esq. is an Arizona attorney whose clientele includes professional athletes, business owners, and families desirous of protecting their personal and professional legacies through the use of asset protection strategies, estate planning and business consulting. In addition, Mr. Burns' practice includes forming limited liability companies for asset protection and tax minimization purposes, as well as corporate formation.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Real Estate Section
    • Probate & Trust Section
  • SBA 504 Loan National Association of Development Companies Certification
  • Arizona Department of Real Estate, Broker
  • Texas Department of Real Estate, Broker
  • California Department of Real Estate, Broker
  • Wealth Counsel Member

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona

Community Involvement

  • Science of Sport, Board Member
  • Athlete CEO – Director
  • C. Frye Foundation – Advisory Board 2009
  • Habitat for Humanity – Volunteer
  • Athletes in Action – Ministry Outreach
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 401, (Eagle Scout)

Education and Awards

  • Whittier Law School (J.D., 2006)
    • E. McGuigan Moot Court Oral Advocacy Award Semifinalist
    • Moot Court Honors Board
    • Graduate Legal Writing - (CALI Award Recipient)
    • Outstanding Graduate Advanced - Bibliography (CALI Award Recipient)
  • Universidad De Cantabria, Santander, Spain (Summer 2006)
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Finance, 2003)
    • Academics
      • Dean's List Honorable Mention - (2001-2002)
      • Pacific 10 Conference Post Graduate Scholarship - (2004)
      • Mary Roby Academic Award - (2000-2002, 2004)
      • Pacific 10 Conference All Academic Team - Honorable Mention (2004)
    • Athletics
      • University of Arizona Baseball - Letterman (2000, 2002-2004)
      • University of Arizona Baseball - Co-Captain (2003-2004)
      • Pacific 10 Conference Pitcher of the Week (2004)
      • College World Series - Participant (2004)