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William H. Burris and Associates

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Areas of Practice

William H. Burris and Associates is here to meet your legal representation needs. Our areas of practice include:

Personal Injury

an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property.

Wrongful Death

a civil action in which damages are sought against a party for causing a death.

18-Wheeler Accidents

when large trucks such as 18-wheelers collide with smaller vehicles or pedestrians.


the process of placing heirs or legatees into possession of property

Real Estate Transactions

transferring or mortgaging property.

General Civil Litigation

a legal dispute between two or more parties that seek money damages or specific performance.

Family Law

an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.

Estate Planning

drafting documents to ensure an estate is transferred properly according to the client's wishes.

Attorney Profiles

AV-Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell. Listed as a "Top Rated Lawyer in the Louisiana Area."

William H. Burris

Mr. Burris is a native of Franklinton, Louisiana, and a graduate of Franklinton High School. While attending Franklinton High School, Mr. Burris attained the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout. Mr. Burris then graduated Louisiana State University with a degree in Philosophy concentrating in Religious Studies. At Louisiana State University, he was a member of LSU’s Powerlifting Team, Phi Eta Sigma, and Theta Alpha Kappa.

Mr. Burris graduated magna cum laude from Southern University Law Center in May 2007. Whereupon, Mr. Burris was sworn in to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court and all other state courts in October 2007. Subsequently, Mr. Burris was sworn in to practice before all Federal District Courts in Louisiana as well as the Federal Fifth Circuit, and received the Russell B. Long Federal Courts Award.

Since becoming an attorney, Mr. Burris has engaged in an active transactional and litigation practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Burris represented many of the largest banks in the country in their default resolution, secured transaction and other real estate matters. Mr. Burris also represented many national title insurance companies defending the titles to personal property on behalf of owners and lenders.

Mr. Burris is very proud, honored, and pleased to be back in his hometown of Franklinton, Louisiana and to be an active part of the community representing the legal needs of the citizens of Washington Parish


William H. Burris and Associates is here to help.

Contact Us

Main office: 1010 Main St.
Franklinton, LA 70438
Satellite office: 424 E Lockwood St, Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 839-0032
Facsimile: (985) 839-0033
Or email us at:
William H. Burris, wburrislaw@gmail.com

William H. Burris Law Firm