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Marian Burns Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Burns has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of law

Ms. Marian Burns has represented cases before the Kansas State Supreme Court and is proud to have conducted a significant amount of pro bono work throughout the course of her career.

    LYNDON, KS, December 18, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Marian Burns with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Burns celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Burns is renowned as a lawyer and a municipal judge with more than 65 years of distinguished service to her credit. She initially pursued an education at Kansas University, majoring in political science and graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1952. As a teenager, she knew a successful husband and wife legal team, and their ability to live and work together harmoniously was an inspiration to her. Ms. Burns concluded her studies at Kansas University in 1954 upon earning her Bachelor of Laws.

From 1955 to 1961, Ms. Burns found success as a county attorney in Osage County, Kansas. Since 1954, she has excelled as an attorney for the practice of Burns, Burns, Walsh, & Walsh. In 1961, she was appointed as a municipal judge presiding over Osage City, Kansas, where she continues to serve to this day. Moreover, Ms. Burns ran as a Republican candidate for the representative of the 17th District of the Kansas State Senate in 1984, an experience she considers a career highlight.

Ms. Burns is a former president of the Lincoln Day Club of Independence, Kansas, which she fondly recalls as one of the honors of her career. During this time, she organized events and celebrations attended by such conservative luminaries as Ronald Reagan, among others. The president of the school board of UN District 421 of Lyndon, Kansas, she is a co-owner of the Lyndon Bank of Lyndon, Kansas. Furthermore, she has represented cases before the Kansas State Supreme Court, and is proud to have conducted a significant amount of pro bono work throughout the course of her career. Among other accolades, Ms. Burns is the notable recipient of a Distinguished Service Judges' Award from Osage County, Kansas.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Marian Burns has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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