Sarah Karns Burman
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 roadblock 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.
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
- J.D. - 2003
- University of Miami - 1999
- 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 InjuryI would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.
- Patricia Feeley
Slipped on Greasy FloorI have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.
- Mike Carey
Rear End CollisionNothing 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 AccidentThey not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.
Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga BridgeIt was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.
- Jeanie Small
Pedestrian hit by CarI did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.