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Daphne A. Burns

Daphne A. Burns is an experienced appellate lawyer, having successfully drafted and hundreds of briefs in both criminal and civil cases. Her briefing has come with results, including vacating a life sentence of a defendant in a federal appeal. She has many other representative cases. Daphne is licensed in multiple jurisdictions and with the United States Supreme Court.

Daphne is a University of Oklahoma law school graduate. While there, she was a member of Phi delta Phi. She was on the Dean’s Honor Roll and President of her Second-Year law school class. She spent her third year visiting Catholic University of America and as a Legal intern for the United States house of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights.

She has received the American Board of Trial Advocates Presidential Award of Merit.


University of Oklahoma, J.D.
University of Oklahoma, B.A. (Political Science)

Bar And Court Admissions:

South Carolina
California (inactive)
Missouri (inactive)
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Supreme Court