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Sarah Karns Burman

Attorney

Originally from Massachusetts, Sarah Karns Burman completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Miami in 1999. After a year abroad teaching in Germany she received her legal education at the University of Miami School of Law earning her Juris Doctor in 2003.

Sarah is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. She is a member of the Board for the Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), a member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group and a member of the Newport County Bar Association.

Sarah practices personal injury law on a contingency fee basis and there is no fee unless successful. She has been practicing in Rhode Island alongside her father since being sworn into the Rhode Island Bar in 2004. Sarah has routinely and successfully handled car accident cases from single to multiple-car pileups, and has experience handling cases for people with injuries prior to the car accident. Pre-existing injuries are not a road block for Sarah.

Sarah Karns Burman is authorized to conduct arbitrations in Rhode Island and is on the list of approved court-annexed arbitrators.

When not working, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and meeting new people.

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 2003
  • University of Miami - 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rhode Island Bar Association , Member
  • Board for the Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), Member
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Member
  • Newport County Bar Association, Member
  • Car Accident Traumatic Brain Injury
    I would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.

    - Patricia Feeley

  • Slipped on Greasy Floor
    I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.

    - Mike Carey

  • Rear End Collision
    Nothing but positive results from consultation, to filing the legal suit, handling of a major operation, to recovery and finalizing a generous settlement.

    - Larry Goldfarb

  • Horrible Car Accident
    They not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.

    - Nancy

  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga Bridge
    It was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.

    - Jeanie Small

  • Pedestrian hit by Car
    I did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.

    - Martin

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If you or your loved one suffered severe, life-altering injuries due to someone else’s negligence, we are here to help you fight for justice. For answers to your questions or to schedule a free consultation, contact our personal injury team at (888) 281-3100. We offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay attorneys’ fees after we have recovered compensation on your behalf.

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