Burr & Forman

Christine N. Burns

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  • J.D., with Admiralty & Maritime Law Certificate, Tulane Law School (2013)
  • B.A., University of Virginia (2009)



  • Mobile County Bar Association
  • Baldwin County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section
  • Federal Court Practice Section
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (2017-2018)
  • Martindale HubbellTM AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • Tulane Maritime Law Journal, Managing Editor (2011-2013)
  • The Robert Force Award for Outstanding Student Editor, Recipient (2013)
  • Bell, Ryniker & Letourneau Writing Competition, Winner (2013)
  • CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Commercial Fraud Litigation, Recipient (2012)

Japanese (Fluent)

Associate | Mobile, AL

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation

Christine is an associate in the firm's Torts Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) with an emphasis on defending corporate and governmental clients. Notwithstanding her current focus in TIPS, she has a broad range of experience in transactional law, general civil litigation, and the representation of local municipalities.

While in law school, Christine served as a Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. During her third year, she served as the judicial extern for the Honorable Jane Triche-Milazzo of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Before joining private practice, Christine clerked for the Honorable Michael A. Youngpeter in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama.