Attorney Lester Burns Jr. in his Somerset Ky law office, December 30, 1982. Lester Burns Jr., a one-time candidate for governor and one of the stateÕs most colorful, best-known defense attorneys before going to federal prison in a fraud case, died Tuesday July 7, 2015. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Attorney Lester Burns Jr. in his Somerset Ky law office, December 30, 1982. Lester Burns Jr., a one-time candidate for governor and one of the stateÕs most colorful, best-known defense attorneys before going to federal prison in a fraud case, died Tuesday July 7, 2015. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Attorney Lester Burns Jr. in his Somerset Ky law office, December 30, 1982. Lester Burns Jr., a one-time candidate for governor and one of the stateÕs most colorful, best-known defense attorneys before going to federal prison in a fraud case, died Tuesday July 7, 2015. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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Lester Burns Jr., high-profile defense attorney before going to prison, dies at 84

July 08, 2015 12:28 PM

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