Tim Burns uses the law to empower his clients to receive the benefits they deserve. He is a nationally recognized speaker on the Disability program, who has taught other lawyers how to practice before the Social Security Administration at both State and National programs.
Tim grew up in Pendleton and attended Pendleton Heights High School. He attended Hanover College, receiving his Bachelor’s degree in history in 1991. Soon thereafter, Tim began working for the Indiana Department of Disability Determination, processing Social Security claims. It was only after a 10 years with the department that Tim entered law school at the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis.
He joined Keller & Keller in 2008, concentrating his practice on Social Security Disability.
“My practice is for the people without voices, without resources, and without a chance against a miserable bureaucracy. When we win, I helped change someoneone's life. I don't pursue law, I pursue justice.”
One such case involved an Indiana man with multiple health issues. Taking the case to the Court of Appeals, Tim won. It is now widely cited by practioners within the Seventh Circuit’s jurisdiction.
Tim is the Secretary of the Disability Section of the State Bar of Indiana, and a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association of Indiana and the National Association of Social Security Representatives.
Outside of work, Tim is dedicated to his wife of ten plus years and raising their three children. The have a cat named Sneaky.
He is also an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and enjoys reading about politics and history.