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Meet the firm Principal, John S. Burton, J.D, C.E.P.

Meet the firm Principal, John S. Burton, J.D, C.E.P.

With well over a decade of experience, the firm is familiar with sophisticated aspects of estate planning, asset protection, business and elder law. Contact the firm today to arrange a helpful initial consultation. Attorney John Schul Burton, J.D., C.E.P. has the following credentials and affiliations:

Professional Designations:

  • Graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College in Behavioral Psychology;
  • Received his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, where he focused his studies on estate planning, taxation and business transactions;
  • Recognized as a Certified Estate Planner (C.E.P.) with the National Institute of Certified Estate Planners;
  • A Trust and Estate Practitioner (T.E.P.) with the International Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP);
  • Speaker for the National Business Institute (NBI) on the topics of Estate Planning, Asset Protection and Veteran's Benefit Planning;
  • An instructor for the Osher Institute at the school of William and Mary in the areas of estate planning, asset protection and elder law;
  • Previously awarded the Martindale Client Distinction Award for overall client excellence;  
  • Past and Present featured attorney as the "Best of" within the Hampton Roads & Williamsburg Scout Guides;
  • Named to the Top 100 by National Advocate in 2017 & 2018. 

Federal and State Bar Admissions:

  • Admitted to practice in all courts within the Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • Eastern Virginia United States District Court;
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit;
  • The United States Tax Court;
  • An accredited attorney representative with the US Veterans Administration.

Community Affiliations

  • Member of the Financial Planning Association
  • Virginia Wesleyan Corporate Leader's Council
  • A current member and past board officer, of the Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council;

Protecting and Preserving Generational Wealth

The law firm of J.S. Burton is dedicated in assisting individuals, families and businesses in the creation, preservation and transition of assets between generations. The firm uses a holistic approach to the legal planning process. Legal representation is always offered in a sensitive and time efficient manner to preserve both your acquired wealth and your valuable family relationships.



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477 Viking Drive, Suite 410 , Virginia Beach, VA 23452 | Phone: 757.301.9500
5425 Discovery Park Blvd., Suite 101, Williamsburg, VA 23188 | Phone: 757.301.9500