Welcome to Burns Law Offices

What We Do

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Estate Planning

Our estate planning clients range from newly married couples interested in properly planning for an unforeseen circumstance, to persons of considerable wealth who are interested in discussing sophisticated tax…

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Retirement Planning

Retirement planning often must be coordinated with our clients’ estate planning. We are frequently asked to provide estimates of anticipated retirement account balance accumulations under varying…

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Business Planning

We provide guidance with respect to business interests you may own or control. Business succession strategies, which often require coordination with the business owner’s estate plan. Implementing a Buy-Sell…

Why Choose Us?


We restrict our practice to these 3 highly specialized areas of the law to provide a focus not typically available from a general practitioner, and most often provided by larger law firms only at significantly greater cost. Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, and Business Planning.

Customer Satisfaction

Five Star Professionals has partnered with Milwaukee Magazine to help consumers find quality professionals. Attorney Scott Burns of Burns Law Offices has been named a Five Star Investment Professional (which includes estate planning attorneys) each year since 2012.  

Convenient Mequon Location

Minutes from Hwy 43 and Mequon Rd.
1001 W. Glen Oaks Lane

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Scott G. Burns CFA, CVA

Meet Scott

Burns Law Offices, S.C. was established by Attorney Scott Burns, who is currently the sole shareholder of the firm. Scott’s practice focuses on estate and retirement planning, including related taxation, and planning for closely held businesses.

Scott received his B.A. degree in Business Management from Hartwick College (1981), a Master of Business Administration degree (Finance concentration) from the College of William and Mary (1983), and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School (1996). Scott has also received the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)®, and Certified Cash Manager (CCM) professional designations.