T. Michael Burke, Jr. (Mike), a native of Jacksonville, Florida, is a partner with Hall Booth Smith. He attended Florida State University and graduated in 1993 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in International Affairs. In 1998, he graduated Cum Laude from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While attending law school, Mike worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Civil Division, in Columbia, S.C. Before coming to work at Hall Booth Smith, Mike was the law clerk for Superior Court Judges John D. Crosby and Gary C. McCorvey in the Tifton Judicial Circuit. He practices in all State and Federal Courts in Georgia and is admitted to the Georgia Court of Appeals. Mike is the past president of the Tifton Bar Association. Mike’s practice areas include medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, and motor vehicle liability.
Mr. Burke has represented hospitals, large hospitality lines, and retail entities in the areas of trip and fall, slip and fall, and premises security litigation. He has achieved positive results in both State and Federal Courts. Mr. Burke is not only a zealous advocate for his clients, but he also readily assists in the formation of better business practices in order to avoid potential litigation in the future.
Florida State University, B.S., 1993
Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, J.D. (Cum Laude), 1998
Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
All State and Superior Courts in Georgia
Central United Methodist Church
State Bar of Georgia
Tifton Bar Association, Past President
U.S. Law Network
Founding Member and Member of the Editorial Staff for the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law