Burton Dunn earned his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Burton worked in Media Relations and Marketing for the Auburn University Athletics Department and the Atlanta Hawks. He also served as the Campaign Coordinator for Alabama Supreme Court Justice Ralph Cook’s 2000 re-election campaign. Burton currently advises clients on their probate law, elder law and estate planning needs, including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans’ Affairs, estate and trust litigation matters, mental health issues, guardianships/conservatorships, and adoptions.
Prior to founding 5 Points Law Group, Burton was a senior associate at White Arnold & Dowd, P.C. in their Probate Practice Group, where he was an integral part of the Office of Jefferson County’s General Conservator and Guardian handling the financial affairs and medical care decisions of over 500 wards. Burton is a member of the Alabama State Bar, American Bar and Birmingham Bar Associations. He is an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the National Guardianship Association as well as many different sections of the Alabama and Birmingham Bar Association. Additionally, Burton is a 2013 graduate of the Birmingham Bar Association’s Future Leader’s Forum.