News, Events and Community


Burden & Hansen, LLC prepares a quarterly newsletter, the BH Bulletin, that provides articles on trending and emerging legal issues and topics.

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The attorneys at Burden & Hansen, LLC are frequent speakers and participants in seminars, conferences, mock trials, webinars/webcasts and other presentations on behalf of many local, state and national defense organizations. Our attorneys speak on a variety of topics related to all aspects of our practice areas and enjoy sharing our knowledge with clients and colleagues. We hope you can visit with us at one of our upcoming events.

  • Sarah E. Hansen contributed to the Themis Advocacy Group February 2021 Newsletter, “There’s a Shot for That”: What Employers Need to Know about Mandatory Vaccination Requirements During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic,” which can be viewed here.
    February 8, 2021
  • Donna L. Burden participated as part of the Transportation Company Defense Team at the Themis Advocates Group’s “Virtual Mediation and the New Normal.”
    January 28, 2021
  • Sarah E. Hansen presented at a webinar for Themis Advocates Group entitled “Navigating and Winning in the Virtual Courtroom.”
    January 14, 2021
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For Burden & Hansen, LLC, giving back to the community is an important part of what we do, both individually and as a firm.

Our attorneys and staff are active in many local charitable groups and organizations and the firm supports their individual endeavors to share their time and talents with the Buffalo-Niagara community.The attorneys at Burden & Hansen, LLC have a history of serving as board members for organizations, both those aimed at promoting ethical legal practice across the country, and those that provide services to individuals and families in need in our own backyard. Burden, Hafner & Hansen believes in good corporate citizenship by taking an active part in community events and supporting local causes. We are a community-oriented firm that is truly dedicated to the motto of the City of Buffalo—the City of Good Neighbors. The satisfaction we feel helping our fellow community members is only matched by the satisfaction we feel serving the needs of our clients.