Christopher Burns

Terrell Hogan
233 E. Bay Street
8th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Practice Areas    Please note while I reside in Jacksonville, Florida my law practice represents bicycle accident victims throughout the state of Florida. If you reside outside of Florida contact me for a referral to a bicycle accident attorney in your state.  Cycling injuries caused by the negligent or reckless acts of others  Wrongful deaths involving bicyclists  Product defects - broken stems, forks, frames, quick-releases, handlebars, seatposts, etc.  Injuries involving cars and bicycles  Accidents between bicycles and trucks  Bicycle crashes caused by dogs  Motorcycle accidents with bicycles  Motorists “buzzing†cyclists  Road defects causing cycling accidents - potholes, dangerous road gratings, and unsafe man-hole covers  Property damage claims of cyclists  Insurance claims for bicyclists  Experience & Promise    __When you hire me to be your attorney, you get much more than an attorney - you get a person who has passionately ridden his bike six or seven days a week for the past 25 years. You get a person who has successfully handled hundreds of cycling cases for more than 25 years. You get a person who has advocated for bicyclists through service on governmental committees and national/local organizations that promote cycling. You get a person who has spent his vacation time visiting and riding the courses of the Tour De France. You get someone who chooses to commute to his law office by bike. You get a lawyer who cares about you and understands you.  Education    _Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Law (J.D.), 1982-1985  Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1978-1982  Legal Involvement    Received the highest possible lawyer rating by Martindale-Hubbell for the past 12 years. The rating is called “AVâ€. This distinction recognizes Legal Ability and Ethical Standards earned through strenuous review by my peers.  Selected to Florida Super Lawyers 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013  Top Attorneys in Florida (as published in Wall Street Journal; selected by peer recognition and professional achievement) - 2011, 2012 and 2013  The Florida Bar Association  The Florida Justice Association  The Jacksonville Justice Association (President 2005)  The Jacksonville Bar Association  The Jacksonville Bar Association Ethics Subcommittee  The American Bar Association  The American Association for Justice  Cycling and Bicycle Advocacy Involvement    Board of Directors - Florida Bicycle Association  North Florida Bicycle Club  Jacksonville Racing Club  Velobrew Cycling Club  League of American Bicyclists  Past President of Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Council – City of Jacksonville, FL; prior President of this organization  Southwest Florida Bicycle United Dealers - prior member  Community Involvement    Jacksonville Country Day School - Board of Trustees - President 2007-2009  Sports & Entertainment Board – Jacksonville Economic Development Commission – 5 years; Past President  Florida DEP Office of Greenways and Trails Foundation – Board of Trustees