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Christine Thomas  //  Attorney
Law Firm of William P Burns

Hello!  I’m Christine Thomas, your neighborhood Personal Family Lawyer®.

My goal is to be your trusted advisor who helps you make the very best personal, financial, and legal decisions for your family throughout your lifetime. I want to help you not just now, but also when you can’t be there so that I can help guide your loved ones through a difficult process.

In short, my sole focus is to help families avoid collapse after the death or disability of a loved one.

I want you to know you’ve made a big step toward peace of mind simply by reading this.

We have many resources for you so you can ensure your family and loved ones stay out of court and out of conflict, if and when something happens to you. I'd love to share some of these resources with you going forward.

Browse around, see what we have, and feel free to request any of the resources we have for you, complimentary.

As your Personal Family Lawyer® I’d love to start protecting the people you love and everything else you care about today. I look forward to meeting you!

William Burns, Jr.  //  Attorney
Law Firm of William P Burns

William P. Burns, Jr’s focus is on assisting families in their legal issues throughout Connecticut. He has guided clients from Waterbury, New Haven County, and Fairfield County, and, in doing so, has set a standard for high-quality legal care based on personal attention to your individual case needs.

From helping fathers protect their rights and best interests, in and out of court, to planning creative solutions, in even the most contentious matters, Attorney Burns can help you. Call our New Haven County divorce lawyer at (203) 723-9420 today.

Honors & Accolades

Because of Attorney Burns’ compassionate representation, he has earned a number of state and national legal awards.

  • Being named American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Connecticut
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers from the National Trial Lawyers
  • Recognized by
    Avvo with a Family Choice Award
  • Named a Connecticut
    Super Lawyers’ Rising Star in 2011 and 2012
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best 2016, 2015, and 2014 Client Satisfaction Award
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Top 10 under 40, 2014
  • Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with a Client Distinction Award
  • Formerly earned Series 6, Series 7 and Series 63 Licenses


Locally, Attorney Burns’ legal service for his clients was noticed by New Haven’s Finest “Top 12 Attorneys” in 2011.

The Knowledge to Help You

Attorney Burns graduated cum laude from both UCONN and Quinnipiac School of Law. Since then, he’s offered clients the professional service they need when facing a stressful family law case.

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