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John BurtonJohn Burton
John A. Burton
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.341.9703
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John A. Burton is a member of the firm’s Private Wealth Planning practice area. He serves individuals with personal estate planning needs, individuals acting as trustees or personal representatives, and corporate trustees. He works extensively with families to develop multi-generational wealth transfer plans.

John has been named a Fellow by the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has consistently been named among the Best Lawyers in America and selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list. He was a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1970-1978 in the Transportation Corps and the Judge Advocate General Corps.

Active in a range of community activities, John has served on the Church Council and Planned Giving Board of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church and is a member of the Minnesota Valley Country Club.

Related Practices
University of Iowa, 1972, J.D., with distinction
University of Iowa, 1976, M.B.A.
University of Iowa, 1969, B.B.A., Finance
State of Minnesota
State of Illinois
Firm News
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (Probate and Trust Law Section)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (Probate Committee)
Awards & Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 1995 – present, in the specialty of Trusts and Estates
  • Honoree, Minnesota Super Lawyers, 1995-2016
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Lawyer