Scott N. Burns

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Phone: (414) 271-3400
Fax: (414) 271-3841

0017_H&C_DZSCOTT N. BURNS’ practice is devoted to all aspects of real estate and business transactional law. Scott was recognized as a “top attorney” in Milwaukee Magazine Best Lawyers issues (February, 1995, October, 1999, and September, 2003) and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Top Lawyers” 2012 edition in the real estate law specialty. He has appeared on both radio and television as a real estate law expert. Scott has also lectured on real estate and construction law at Marquette University Law School. Scott often acts as a court-appointed and private mediator in litigation matters in his area of expertise, particularly involving real estate, contract/business disputes, construction defects and transactional disputes.

Scott graduated from the University of Wisconsin, and from Marquette University Law School. He is a member of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin and American Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in the Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, both Eastern and Western Districts.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin


  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Lecturer, Real Estate and Construction Law, Marquette University Law School

Honors and Awards:

  • Top Attorney, Milwaukee Magazine Best Lawyers Issues, 1995
  • Top Attorney, Milwaukee Magazine Best Lawyers Issues, 1999
  • Top Attorney, Milwaukee Magazine Best Lawyers Issues, 2003
  • Wisconsin’s Top Rate Lawyers, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2012 edition.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member