ATTORNEYS

Jeffrey Burns

PARTNER

BIO

Jeffrey M. Burns practices heavily in real estate transactions; oil, gas, and mineral rights; formation of business entities; gun trusts; estate and trust planning; and probate. He also has civil litigation experience with consumer law, real estate, oil and gas, probate, guardianship, and water rights. 

 

Mr. Burns has appellate experience including being the lead attorney for the prevailing party in the unanimous 2014 Texas Supreme Court decision of KEY OPERATING EQUIPMENT INC v. HEGAR. 

 

Mr. Burns is admitted to practice in the Southern and Western Federal Districts of Texas. He has appeared before multiple state and federal district courts, appellate courts, and the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of his clients. 


EDUCATION
SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2006

 

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

B.S., Computer Science, minor in 

Business Management, 2003

BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Texas

Southern Federal District of Texas

Western Federal District of Texas

 

ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS

Burleson County Youth Development, Director

Somerville Rotary Club, Former President

Somerville Parks Association

 

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LINA REYES-BURNS

PARTNER

BIO
Lina Reyes-Burns focuses on the various facets of principles that revolve around family law, whether that's securing access and visitation between parents and children or on negotiation property divisions. Lina has represented and advised clients on best legal practices for their families for over 10 years. In that time, she has become one of the most sought after attorneys in this area for family law disputes. 

EDUCATION
SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2008

 

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

B.S., Political Science, minor in 

Business Management, 2005

BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Texas, Family Law

 

COURT CERTIFIED MEDIATOR

General Appointment - State of Texas

ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS
Caldwell Main Street Committee, Chair

Caldwell Rotary Club, Former President

Shelly Megan Shaw

ATTORNEY

BIO
Shelly Megan Shaw is the newest attorney to join Burns & Reyes-Burns. Shelly was born and raised in the greater Houston area, and she attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree. Shelly graduated from the Communication Department with honors. While at Texas  A&M, Shelly was highly involved with the athletic department, the 12th Man Foundation, and the Corps of Cadets. 

EDUCATION
ARKANSAS - LITTLE ROCK
Juris Doctor, 2018

 

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

B.A., Communication with a Focus in Interpersonal

and Organizational Communication, Minored in Spanish, British Literature and Sports Management, 2015


BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Texas

Southern District of Texas

ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS

Brazos County Bar Association

Brazos County Criminal Defense Association
Texas Aggie Bar Association
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National College of DWI Defense
Texas Trial Lawyers Association

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