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Principal Attorney, John Schul Burton, J.D., C.E.P.

Principal Attorney, John Schul Burton, J.D., C.E.P.

With 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 Christopher Wren Association at the school of William and Mary in the areas of estate planning, asset protection and elder law;
  • Received the Martindale Client Distinction Award in 2016 for overall client excellence;  
  • Featured attorney in the 2016 and 2017 Hampton Roads & Williamsburg Scout Guides;
  • Named to the Top 100 by National Advocate in 2017

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

J.S. Burton, P.L.C. is dedicated in assisting individuals, families and businesses in the creation, preservation and transition of assets between generations. As a past certified civil and family mediator, John uses a holistic approach to his 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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575 Lynnhaven Parkway, Suite 301 , Virginia Beach, VA 23452 | Phone: 757-215-4051
5425 Discovery Park Blvd., Suite 101, Williamsburg, VA 23188 | Phone: 757-215-4051