Burney, Adam C.

Adam C. Burney

Adam was raised in Burleson, Texas and graduated from Burleson High School. He then attended Texas Wesleyan University where he majored in Political Science and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science. After graduating from Wesleyan undergrad, Adam received a full tuition alumni scholarship and attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 2006. He served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the Texas Wesleyan Law Review during his time in law school.

The year following law school, Adam served as the law clerk for the Honorable Justice Bob McCoy of the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth. After completing his clerkship Adam spent time in civil practice in Fort Worth. Adam was later hired by the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office as an Assistant District Attorney where he was responsible for handling all phases of criminal cases from plea negotiation to jury trials. During his time with the District Attorney's Office Adam tried numerous cases before juries, including a multitude of DWI cases. After leaving the District Attorney's Office, Adam joined Mark D. Scott in private practice.

Adam and his wife Mary have made their home in Burleson with their two children Mallory and Blaine.



  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 05/2006
  • Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 02/2002
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2008

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI / DWI