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Frederick Doren Burkey

About Me


Fred Burkey has nearly 20 years experience in representing injury victims. Our approach to the law separates us from the rest and produces superior recoveries:

•We are committed to excellence.

•We aggressively represent our clients and are dedicated to their satisfaction.
•We have experience and our credentials prove our commitment to excellence.


Fred Burkey and The Burkey Law Firm limit their practice to serious injuries and fatalities caused by auto, trucking & motorcycle accidents. When seeking an attorney in a personal injury case, you need someone who is experienced, someone who is dedicated to their client’s satisfaction, and someone who will obtain the maximum recovery possible.

Mr. Burkey’s credentials and achievements include:
•The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers of Martindale-Hubbell
•AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
•Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
•Avvo Legal Ranking "Superb"
•American Association for Justice, "Advocate Designation"
•Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
•Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
•Southern Trial Lawyers Association
•Past President, North Fulton Bar Association



“As a mother, one can never imagine the loss of a child. Fred handled my case with great expertise and care from day one.”
-Kris Solano.
Mr. Burkey was very aggressive on our behalf. As a result, we received a settlement which exceeded our expectations.”
-Meg Gibson.
“Mr. Burkey was dedicated to my case in every aspect and kept me informed daily of my case progress.”
-Guillermo Castillo
“Fred fought for us every step of the way.”
-Scott Holtz
“Fred Burkey did everything he could to make sure I was awarded the money that I deserved.”
-Logan Gibson
“He was always available. If anyone is considering a personal injury attorney, they need to contact The Burkey Law Firm.”
-Sandra Good



Here are some of our recent verdicts and settlements: $2,475,000.00 Demand for Settlement, Confidential Recovery, Fatality* $1,714,608 Demand with Confidential Recovery, Fatality* $1,100,000 Settlement, Hit & Run Auto Accident* $850,000, Fractured Legs, Head-on Accident* $525,000, Internal Injuries & Fractures* $380,000 Pharmacy Negligence involving Child Overdose* $275,000, Neck Surgery, Rear End Accident* $200,000 (Policy Limits), Fatality of Unborn Child*$80,000, Fractured Collarbone* $80,000 head injuries & fractures, Motorcycle* $70,000 Blurry Vision / Migraine Headaches* $50,000 Intoxicated Driver / Punitive Damages* $32,114 Wrist Surgery* $25,000 Intoxicated Driver, Rear End Accident* $25,000, Fractured Knee, Head-On Accident* $25,000, no injury but drunk at-fault driver* $15,000 Drunk Driving.


Call now for a Free Consultation 770-587-5529 


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Practice Areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 50%
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 15%
  4. Car Accidents: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Kristopher K. Ahn

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an excellent attorney who will work hard for your rights. Most of all he is a great friend and generally a great guy.


    Kristopher Ahn Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Jesse Burl Chrisp

    Fred Burkey is a dedicated plaintiffs lawyer with a deep understanding of trial skills and personal injury law. I had the privilege of meeting him at a preeminent trial skills college and got to observe first hand his trial skills. If you have been injured you can rest assured Fred Burkey will obtain justice on your behalf.


    Jesse Chrisp Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Burkey Law Firm, P.C.

1201 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite. 2000
Atlanta, GA, 30361


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199009/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2012
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2010
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersN/A2005
HonoreeCystic Fibrosis Foundation2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyThe Burkey Law Firm, P.C.2000 - 2015
Senior AttorneyBurkey & Burkey, PC1994 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMember2014 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2009 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2008 - Present
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
North Metro Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - 2009
The Lawyers Foundation of GeorgiaFellow2004 - Present
North Fulton Bar AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
American Association for Justice (Formerly ATLA)Advocate1996 - Present
North Fulton Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember, Litigation SectionN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Rebecca de Vente et. al. v. Hannelore FloraCase is Pending in the Georgia Court of Appeals
Mornay v. National Union Insurance Co.Case is Pending on Application for Certiorari to the Georgia Supreme Court
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeTrial LawN/A2014
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
The Florida State University,TallahasseeCommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Section 1983 Civil Rights UpdateMedical Care Liability2001