Burns & Black, PLLC the firm you can count on

If you need any kind of  legal help,

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A-V rated for many years by Martindale-Hubbell. Past president of San Antonio Bar Association, chair of San Antonio Bar Foundation, member of State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, and chair/member of SBOT grievance committees. Two State Bar of Texas president’s citations for outstanding service. Prior broadcasting career and radio/television experience, including State Bar of Texas Gavel awards (radio and television) and Billboard magazine regional radio air personality awards.

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Practice Areas:

Family Law

We know that your family is everything, and we are here to advocate for you and enforce the laws on your side, contact us if you need help in any of the following areas:

  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Enforcement
  • Modifications
  • Adoption
  • Mediation
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Military Divorce
  • Protective Orders
  • Appeals

Wills, Trust & Probate (Estate Planning)

Services available:

  • Living  Trust
  • Will Preparation
  • Power of Attorney
  • Medical Power of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Guardianship
  • Gun Trust

Personal Injury

Below are some of the most common types of cases a Texas injury lawyer can help with.

  • Car Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip and Fall Cases
  • Bicycle Accident
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • Pedestrian Accident
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Police Brutality

Business Law

Michael J. Black specializes in the following areas:

  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“DTPA“) Suits
  • Debt Collections
  • Contract & Agreement Review and Drafting
  • Corporate Formation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Texas Lemon Law Help
  • General Counsel

Appellate & Supreme Court Litigation

  • 4th Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Texas

Mediator who can get the job done

If you want a mediator who can be impartial and fair, Michael J. Black is the mediator for you.


a consultation

Our team is available all business week long for providing you with the ultimate initial consultation on any legal issue. Once you’ve decided to hire us for your defense or offense, we’ll be there for you till  we win the case!