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George G. Burke III

George G. Burke III

Practice areas:

Automobile Negligence, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury

About Me

George G. Burke, III is a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Syracuse University where he graduated cum laude in 1989. He graduated form Boston College Law School in 1992.


George's practice focuses on personal injury litigation, with an emphasis on automobile negligence, motorcycle accidents, Michigan no-fault insurance cases. He is a member of the Michigan Association for Justice.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Motorcycle Accident: 40%
  2. Automobile Negligence: 40%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%



Contingent (25-33%)

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

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    Very aggressive and passionate about his cases and clients.


    Craig Romanzi Brain Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Ryan Worman

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Worman Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Whiting Law

26300 Northwestern Hwy,
Suite 301
Southfield, MI, 48076



MIActive And In Good Standing199608/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Slip and Fall Case Makes Michigan Lawyers WeeklyMichigan Lawyers Weekly2013
Listed on Best Lawyers ListBest Lawyers2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWhiting Law2013 - Present
Auto Litigation AttorneyBuckfire & Buckfire, PC2006 - Present
AttorneyMindell Panzer, Malin & Kutinsky1996 - 2005
Associate litigation attorneyBurke, Cunningham & Burke1992 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Knights of ColumbusMember - 3rd Degree Knight2007 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Detroit Michigan Motorcycle Accident Judgement$5,000,000
Motorcycle Accident Settlement$1,100,000
Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement for U.S. Postal Worker$80,0000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance ReportThe Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law School, Boston, MassachusettsLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Syracuse UniversityPolitical ScienceN/A1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Case Management Society of America Quarterly MeetingMaking Attendant Care Claims After Douglas V. Allstate2013
GWRRA Club MeetingMotorcycle Helmet Laws2012
Michigan Motorcycle Law PresentationMichigan Motorcycle Law Presentation2011
Michigan Motorcycle Insurance SeminarMichigan Motorcycle Insurance SeminarN/A