Dara Burns, Esquire
Dara Burns joins the firm with over a decade of experience in civil litigation and family law. Dara’s practice focuses on Real Estate, Civil Litigaton and Estate Planning. She has also practiced in the areas of divorce, custody, adoption, and protection from abuse.
Prior to relocating to Bucks County in 2008, Dara was a litigation associate at one of the nation’s top law firms in Washington, D.C. She focused her practice on securities litigation, anti-trust matters and government investigations. Dara began her family law practice as the staff attorney for the Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) legal services program in Bucks County where she assisted crime victims in need of help with divorce, custody and support matters. Most recently, Dara practiced family law at a firm in Montgomery County.
As an active member of the community, Ms. Burns is a member of NOVA’s Public Affairs Committee, actively lobbying lawmakers on the behalf of crime victims in Bucks County. She also speaks at various forums informing the community regarding the special legal issues facing crime victims. She regularly volunteers with Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, providing legal assistance to parties in Protection from Abuse Matters. She also continues to advise NOVA clients on legal matters.
Dara received her B.A. in communications from Bloomsburg University and graduated cum laud from North Carolina Central School of Law. She resides in Newtown with her husband and two children.
Admitted to practice in: Pennsylvania
Professional Organizations and Mem berships: Bucks County Bar Association