Burke Johnson has tried approximately 100 cases to verdict in courts throughout Georgia. As a mediator, Burke uses his trial experience and the insight he has gained from speaking with hundreds of jurors to identify the significant issues in cases and help the parties reach a settlement. Burke is fluent in Spanish and often mediates cases with non-English speaking Hispanic parties.
Burke has handled cases involving automobile, motorcycle, and trucking wrecks; premises liability actions (including cases involving claims of negligent security); product liability claims; construction defect claims; commercial general liability claims; professional liability claims; insurance coverage matters; life, health, and disability insurance claims; ERISA benefit claims; business and commercial disputes; real property disputes; elder care and adult guardianship; probate and estate litigation; and family law matters.
Emory University, 1984, BA
University of Georgia School of Law, 1987, JD
Georgia Law Review
Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1987
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1987
Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals, 1990
Professional or Trade Affiliations
State Bar of Georgia, 1987
Honors and Awards
AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell