History of Withered Burns, LLP - Attorneys in Lafayette, Indiana
Withered Burns, LLP of Lafayette is a law firm focusing on personal injury, business and real estate law, civil trials and appeals, workers compensation, and wills, trusts, and estates. The firm was founded in 1997 and represents individuals and businesses in the Lafayette and all surrounding counties, as well as around the State of Indiana. Each of us is committed to the representation of our clients in the best traditions of the legal profession.
We have experience in a wide variety of cases—car accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, eminent domain (where the government takes your property), business litigation, will contests, mediations services, and more. We have tried cases in state and federal courts, both jury trials and bench trials, and have represented many clients in appeals.
We help people in forming their businesses, writing contracts, in business purchases, and in drafting corporate documents. Likewise, employment law is a growing area, and we regularly counsel businesses in this expanding field of law.
The attorneys at Withered Burns, LLP also write wills and trusts, counsel clients on their estate plans, and work with families on trust and estate administration, as well as handling adoptions and guardianships.
For many years, the attorneys at Withered Burns, LLP have taken a keen interest in the Greater Lafayette community and in service organizations.
We have been involved in the United Way, the American Red Cross, Tippecanoe County Public Library, and its Foundation, Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Group Homes for Children, Wabash Center, Inc. (not-for-profit organization serving the disabled), Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club, church activities, coaching youth basketball and baseball teams, and volunteering in other community activities and organizations.
Jerome L. Withered
"Lawyers work with people to find solutions to their needs and problems—that’s what we do.”
Eric H. Burns
"As a lawyer, I have the privilege of helping good people through the most difficult times in their lives."
Patrick I. Jones
"What I enjoy most about my job is being able to help good people throughout my community solve some of their most pressing problems."
Alexander H. Burns
As a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Alex learned and took to heart what he believes is the most important rule of attorney professional conduct, which an attorney should serve justice—above all else
Michael D. Dean
38 years of experience. Affiliate Member of the Indiana State Bar Association; Member, Ivy Tech Community College Paralegal Studies Advisory Board
10 years of experience, Certified Paralegal through National Association of Legal Assistants; AAS Degree in Paralegal Studies through Ivy Tech Community College
40 years experience as Legal Secretary and Paralegal