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Eric H. Burns

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Private Law Practice, Lafayette, Indiana since 1982
West Lafayette City Attorney since 2008
Lafayette, Indiana

"As a lawyer, I have the privilege of helping good people through the most difficult times in their life.  I am proud of what I do.  Call if I can help you."

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Guardianship Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Civil Trials
  • Adoptions

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Wabash College
    • B.A. - 1979

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Tippecanoe County Bar Association, Past Treasurer
  • Group Homes for Children, Past President
  • Greater Lafayette Volunteer Bureau, Past President
  • American Red Cross - Lafayette chapter
  • YWCA Foundation
  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Past Vice President
  • Culver Summer School Alumni Association, Past President
  • United Way of Greater Lafayette, Past Professional Division Chair
  • West Lafayette Community Schools Education Foundation
  • Governor’s Voluntary Action Service Award

Past Employment Positions

  • Lafayette City Attorney/Corporation Counsel , 1996 - 2004

Withered Burns, LLP
8 N. Third Street, Suite 401
P.O. Box 499
Lafayette, IN 47902
Phone: 765-742-1988
Toll-Free: 800-601-7345
Fax: 765-742-8774
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