Born and raised in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, Ryan spent 20 years in California where he studied political science as an undergraduate at the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned his law degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego. His five years of practicing law in California involved business, estate, and real property matters, as well as personal injury and criminal defense. He has worked for firms large and small in addition to running his own solo practice. Ryan has eagerly returned to the Pacific Northwest and joined us at Burns Law, PLLC. In his free time he is likely to be found on the water, trails, or his bicycle when he's not joining friends for game night.
Mindie chose the practice of law as a second career. Her family operated auto repair shops in the Tacoma area for 20 years. Since graduating from Seattle University School of Law, Mindie has spent the majority of her time practicing as an in-house attorney for developers and residential home builders. She comes to us with experience in the real estate and business arenas, and brings an insider's perspective to her practice. Mindie spent a year after law school doing pro bono legal work for the underprivileged at the Housing Justice Project here in Tacoma. She continues to volunteer in the community as often as possible. Mindie and her children all live, work, and play in the local Pacific Northwest area.
Martin Burns has been advising clients and litigating cases since 1993. He has tried cases through the Washington Supreme Court and the Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He handles complex cases as well as simple easements, wills, evictions, and transactions. Having an accounting background as well as a law license, combined with extensive trial history and practical background, he provides uniquely practical and wide-ranging and common sense advice.