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William P. Burns, Jr.

Divorce Attorney in New Haven County

William P. Burns, Jr’s focus is on assisting families in their legal issues throughout Connecticut. He has guided clients from Waterbury, New Haven County, and Fairfield County, and, in doing so, has set a standard for high-quality legal care based on personal attention to your individual case needs.

From helping fathers protect their rights and best interests, in and out of court, to planning creative solutions, in even the most contentious matters, Attorney Burns can help you. Call our New Haven County divorce lawyer at (203) 723-9420 today.

Honors & Accolades

Because of Attorney Burns’ compassionate representation, he has earned a number of state and national legal awards.

  • This includes:
  • Being named American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Connecticut
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers from the National Trial Lawyers
  • Recognized by
    Avvo with a Family Choice Award
  • Named a Connecticut
    Super Lawyers’ Rising Star in 2011 and 2012
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best 2016, 2015, and 2014 Client Satisfaction Award
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Top 10 under 40, 2014
  • Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with a Client Distinction Award
  • Formerly earned Series 6, Series 7 and Series 63 Licenses

Locally, Attorney Burns’ legal service for his clients was noticed by New Haven’s Finest “Top 12 Attorneys” in 2011.

The Knowledge to Help You

Attorney Burns graduated cum laude from both UCONN and Quinnipiac School of Law. Since then, he’s offered clients the professional service they need when facing a stressful family law case.

Contact Law Offices of William P. Burns Jr. LLC online to make an appointment for your
initial consultation. Learn more how Attorney Burns can assist you today.

We Know What Results Mean

for You & Your Family

If you feel anxious or stressed about the upcoming legal process, do not think that you are alone. Most clients come to our firm feeling as though the family law process is weighted against them. Our New Haven County divorce attorneys have the experience and skill needed to stand up for your rights and help guide you to the most favorable resolution possible. Whether you are a father or mother, we work tirelessly to make sure gender does not play a role in the final decisions regarding your divorce or custody arrangement.

Why Hire Us?
  • Selected for Inclusion in the listing of Super Lawyers®
  • 10.0 Superb Rating by Avvo
  • Client’s Choice Award by Avvo
  • Named in Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers by American Society of Legal Advocates