Daniel J. Burns
600 Neville Street
Beckley, West Virginia 25801
Daniel James Burns was born in Charleston, West Virginia, and raised in Parkersburg, West Virginia. After graduating from Parkersburg High School in May 2004, he was awarded a Promise Scholarship and attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. In May 2008, Mr. Burns graduated summa cum laude from the West Virginia School of Business and Economics with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Mr. Burns was accepted to the West Virginia University College of Law and began his legal education in August of 2008. During his time at the West Virginia College of Law, Mr. Burns served as a research assistant in areas including legal research and writing, labor law, and securities law. He was also an active member of several student organizations including the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and Labor Law Society. During his final year of school, Mr. Burns served as a student-attorney in the Business Law Clinic assisting new and current businesses in the greater Morgantown area. Additionally, Mr. Burns was a member of the Lugar Trial Association and competed in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Mock Trial Competition in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Burns graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law in May 2011.
After graduation, Mr. Burns returned to his hometown of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and began working for a law firm specializing in Social Security law assisting individuals in obtaining various Social Security benefits. In June 2012, Mr. Burns accepted his current position at Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe.
Mr. Burns currently resides in Oak Hill, West Virginia, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Linsey, his daughter, Madeline, and his dog, Cayden.
- Associate, since June 1, 2012
- General Insurance Defense
- General Civil Litigation
- West Virginia, 2012
- U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
- West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2011
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: CALI Award Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling
Honors: Lugar Trial Association Competition Team Member
- West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2008
- B.S., Bachelor of Science
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Major: Business (Management)
- CALI Award Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling
- Marlyn E. Lugar Trial Association Competition Team Member
- West Virginia Bar Association, 2012 – Present
- June 29, 1986, Charleston, West Virginia, United States of America