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Eric H. Burns - Lafayette, IN

8 N. Third StreetSuite 401P.O. Box 499 Lafayette, IN 47902- 1247

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Updated: 08/13/2014

Lafayette Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer


As a lawyer, I have the privilege of helping good people through the most difficult times in their lives. I am proud of what I do. I enjoy every day I practice law. Call if I can help you.

Raised in Tippecanoe County, Eric was eager to return home after college and law school to take care of the people in his home town. Often, Eric helps people by trying cases in court. Other times, he works with clients to put together contracts, businesses or estate plans...

About Eric H. Burns

Practice Areas

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Guardianship Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Civil Trials
  • Adoptions


  • 40%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Private Law Practice, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1982
  • West Lafayette City Attorney, since 2008


Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Other Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Tippecanoe County Bar Association ((Past Treasurer))
  • Group Homes for Children ((Past President))
  • Greater Lafayette Volunteer Bureau ((Past President))
  • American Red Cross - Lafayette chapter
  • YWCA Foundation
  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association ((Past Vice President))
  • Culver Summer School Alumni Association ((Past President))
  • United Way of Greater Lafayette ((Past Professional Division Chair))
  • West Lafayette Community Schools Education Foundation
  • Governor’s Voluntary Action Service Award, - 1995


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, 1982
  • Wabash College, 1979

Past Positions

  • Lafayette City Attorney/Corporation Counsel , 1996 - 2004



  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory rating “AV” by peer selection

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Office Information


8 N. Third StreetSuite 401P.O. Box 499 Lafayette, IN 47902- 1247


  • 765-742-8774

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


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