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Timothy F. Burr

Timothy F. Burr

Director

118 East Garden Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502

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Office: 850-436-7000
Fax: 850-436-7099
Additional Offices: New Orleans, Tampa

Timothy F. Burr began his legal career in New Orleans in 1979 as an attorney in the maritime section of McGlinchey Stafford. He became a Director in 1983 and in 1987 formed Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins & Burr with John Galloway, Mike Johnson, and Jim Tompkins. Over the years, Tim litigated hundreds of cases and had considerable trial experience in State and Federal Courts throughout the Gulf South, obtaining many favorable verdicts and judgments for the Firm’s clients. In 1995, Tim was selected to become the Firm’s Managing Director and during his tenure, the Firm grew to 7 offices in 5 States and became widely diversified in its practice areas as well.

In 1996, Tim moved with his family to the Pensacola Bay area to head up the Firm’s first Florida office. He continued to practice in Louisiana, Texas, and Florida while serving the Firm as Managing Director until 2005 when he elected to devote more time to family and community activities, and during work to concentrate on the Firm’s Florida operations. He served as a member of the Firm’s overall Management Group and continued to consult on cases primarily in the admiralty, real estate, and professional liability areas until June of 2017 when he retired. For over 30 years he maintained Martindale Hubbell’s highest ratings for competence and ethics: AV.

After 30 dedicated years to the firm, Tim Burr retired in December 2017.

Professional and Community

General Counsel to the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce – October 2011 to October 2012

Gulf Breeze Development Review Board
Member 2002 – 2004

Plantation Hill Homeowners’ Association
President 2007 – 2009

Gulf Breeze Optimist Club
Member since 1997
President 2001 – 2002

St. Ann Catholic Church, Gulf Breeze
Member – Strategic planning committee
Chair – Mission statement committee
Co-chair – Diocesan campaign major gifts committee
Homebound/Hospital Ministry – Eucharistic Minister

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
Board of Directors 2006 – 2007

St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Zoning & Planning Commissions
Member 1987 – 1988
Chairman 1988 – 1995

Memberships

Tammany Yacht Club
Member since 1986
Commodore 1993 and 1994

Pensacola Yacht Club
Member since 1996
Rear Commodore – 2007
Vice Commodore – 2008
Commodore – 2009

Santa Rosa Yacht and Boat Club Owners’ Association
Board member since April 2003
Vice President April 2006 – 2007
President – April 2007 – May 2013

 

OVERVIEW

Timothy F. Burr began his legal career in New Orleans in 1979 as an attorney in the maritime section of McGlinchey Stafford. He became a Director in 1983 and in 1987 formed Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins & Burr with John Galloway, Mike Johnson, and Jim Tompkins. Over the years, Tim litigated hundreds of cases and had considerable trial experience in State and Federal Courts throughout the Gulf South, obtaining many favorable verdicts and judgments for the Firm’s clients. In 1995, Tim was selected to become the Firm’s Managing Director and during his tenure, the Firm grew to 7 offices in 5 States and became widely diversified in its practice areas as well.

In 1996, Tim moved with his family to the Pensacola Bay area to head up the Firm’s first Florida office. He continued to practice in Louisiana, Texas, and Florida while serving the Firm as Managing Director until 2005 when he elected to devote more time to family and community activities, and during work to concentrate on the Firm’s Florida operations. He served as a member of the Firm’s overall Management Group and continued to consult on cases primarily in the admiralty, real estate, and professional liability areas until June of 2017 when he retired. For over 30 years he maintained Martindale Hubbell’s highest ratings for competence and ethics: AV.

After 30 dedicated years to the firm, Tim Burr retired in December 2017.

Professional and Community

General Counsel to the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce – October 2011 to October 2012

Gulf Breeze Development Review Board
Member 2002 – 2004

Plantation Hill Homeowners’ Association
President 2007 – 2009

Gulf Breeze Optimist Club
Member since 1997
President 2001 – 2002

St. Ann Catholic Church, Gulf Breeze
Member – Strategic planning committee
Chair – Mission statement committee
Co-chair – Diocesan campaign major gifts committee
Homebound/Hospital Ministry – Eucharistic Minister

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
Board of Directors 2006 – 2007

St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Zoning & Planning Commissions
Member 1987 – 1988
Chairman 1988 – 1995

Memberships

Tammany Yacht Club
Member since 1986
Commodore 1993 and 1994

Pensacola Yacht Club
Member since 1996
Rear Commodore – 2007
Vice Commodore – 2008
Commodore – 2009

Santa Rosa Yacht and Boat Club Owners’ Association
Board member since April 2003
Vice President April 2006 – 2007
President – April 2007 – May 2013

 

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • Harvard College A.B. 1975 cum laude
  • University of Miami J.D. 1979
  • Editor in Chief International Law Journal
  • Member Moot Court Board

Other Professional License

  • U.S. Coast Guard Master’s License – 200/500 Ton Uninspected Towing Vessels 1975 – Current

Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • All Federal and State Courts: Florida, Louisiana (inactive), and Texas (inactive)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Maritime Law Association of the United Sates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association