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D. Michael Burke


D. Michael Burke

Address:
85 Aikens Center
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25404
United States

Telephone: (304) 263-0900
Firm: Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson
Practice Overview:
Since 1980, the lawyers at Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson have been providing legal services to the people of Martinsburg and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and social security disability. With over 100 years of combined experience, our attorneys know what it takes to get you the compensation you need and deserve when you are injured because of another’s negligence or wrongful conduct. We are as tough as we need to be to get the job done, but always practice with the goal of providing the highest quality in professional and personalized legal representation to our clients.

Jurisdiction(s):
West Virginia

Professional Profile:
D. Michael Burke is a Martinsburg trial attorney and the founding partner of Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson. He has been serving people injured due to the negligence of others in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia for 37 years, making those responsible for injuring others accept that responsibility. Mr. Burke represents those hurt and the families of people killed in all types of automobile collisions, trucking accidents, and motorcycle wrecks, as well as other cases resulting in wrongful death and injury, including medical malpractice, and dog bites, forcing those at fault — and their insurance companies — to pay.

A native of West Virginia, Mr. Burke attended West Virginia University and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 1976, and received his law degree (J.D.) in 1979. While at WVU, he was elected Vice President of the Student Body(1975-76); in law school, he was President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) and was a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Committed to seeking justice for his clients and recovering fair compensation for their injuries and losses, Mr. Burke has spent his entire legal career representing people against corporations and insurance companies, making sure that those responsible for causing injuries and deaths accept that responsibility and pay what is fair to those who were injured.

In his 37 years of practice, Michael Burke has tried dozens of cases to verdict, and has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. In addition, Mr. Burke has been involved in over 20 appellate cases, arguing cases before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals over 50 times, resulting in 22 printed opinions.

Education:
LevelSchoolDegreeYear
UndergraduateWest VirginiaBachelor of Arts - Biology1976
LawWest VirginiaJuris Doctor degree1979

Affiliations & Memberships:
West Virginia State Bar
Berkeley County Bar Association
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
American Association of Justice
Southern Trial Lawyers Association

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