Stephen "Chip" Burn

Stephen "Chip" Burn

Location:
Lexington, South Carolina
Phone:
866-533-2793
803-764-9483
Fax:
888-791-2057
Email:

Mr. Burn is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies. After graduation, Mr. Burn worked for several years as a real estate appraiser in the Assessor's offices of Cherokee and Lexington counties.  Mr. Burn worked from 2011 - 2012 with Breibart Law Firm and established the Burn Law Firm in 2012.

In May of 2001, Mr. Burn received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. While attending law school, he served as an Associate Editor for the South Carolina Environmental Law Journal, and he authored a casenote in the Spring 2000 edition of that publication. During law school, he was also employed as a law clerk at civil litigation firms, conducting legal research in the areas of torts law, contract law and property law, among others.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Burn worked as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable J.C. "Buddy" Nicholson of the Tenth Judicial Circuit During his clerkship, Mr. Burn's duties included researching the various legal issues that arise in Circuit Court, as well as assisting in drafting Court orders. He also assisted Judge Nicholson on the bench in the conduct of various trials and hearings, both civil and criminal. After his judicial clerkship, Mr. Burn was employed with a civil litigation firm located in Columbia, South Carolina from August of 2002 to March of 2004, when he went to work for the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office. While at the Solicitor's Office, he gained valuable experience in bringing numerous cases to trial and effectively managing and prosecuting a substantial criminal caseload.

Mr. Burn lives in the town of Lexington with his wife, Betsy and his two children, Connor and Riley.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Criminal Cases

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2001

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - May, 2001
    • Law Journal: South Carolina Environmental Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • University of South Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Major: International Studies
  • University of South Carolina
    • Candidate for M.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar, Member
  • Lexington County Bar Association, Member
  • Lexington Rotary Club, Member
  • Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Active Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. J.C. Nicholson, Judicial Law Clerk
  • Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office
  • Assessor’s offices in both Lexington and Cherokee counties, Real Estate Appraiser
  • Baker, Ravenel & Bender, LLP
  • Richard J. Breibart, LLC