John Burton

Wills, Trusts and Estates Law
J. S. Burton, PLC
575 Lynnhaven Parkway
Suite 301
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

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 Psychology;
Received his juris doctor from Regent University School of Law, where he focused his studies on estate planning, taxation and business transactions;
A current member and past board officer, of the Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council;
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:

Virginia Wesleyan College President's Advisory Council;
Serves on the board of Norfolk Christian Schools.
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.