Kristin M. Burns

Kristin M. Burns


  • Commerical Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Kristin Burns is an Associate in the Dallas offices of Godwin Bowman PC. Ms. Burns' primary focus is on commercial and business litigation matters in a broad range of complex legal issues. Her practice includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in business and commercial disputes involving banking, corporate governance, contract disputes, mergers and acquisitions, employment, and other business litigation issues.

Kristin received her J.D. from the SMU Dedman School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude, and was a Dean's Scholarship Recipient. While at SMU, she was the Treasurer of SMU Women in Law, a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy, an Associate Editor of the International Law Review Association, and a Student Attorney at the SMU Civil Clinic, Consumer Advocacy Project. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration, Financial Management and Investment from the University of Arkansas, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. To Print Kristin M. Burns Full Bio here.

  • Representative Experience

    Representative Experience

    • Personal injury defense
    • Premises liability
    • Commercial liability
    • First and third party insurance defense
    • Personal and business divorce matters
    • Contract disputes
    • Consumer protection
    • Probate matters
  • Honors & Awards

    Honors & Awards

    • SMU Dedman School of Law, Dean's Scholarship Recipient. Cum Laude graduate
    • Quill and Torch Award Finalist; Best Case Note Finalist. International Law Review Association
  • Admitted Practice

    Admitted Practice

    • State Courts of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Member


    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers