|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|AmJur Award Trial Advocacy||American Jurisprudence||1989|
|AmJur Award Trusts||American Jurisprudence||1988|
|AmJur Award Evidence||American Jurisprudence||1988|
|AmJur Award Criminal Law||American Jurisprudence||1987|
|Owner||Law Office of David Burgess, P.C.||2000 - Present|
|Associate||Collora LLP||1994 - 2000|
|Associate||Foley Hoag||1989 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Boston Bar Association||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation||Board of Directors||2012 - 2015|
|LexisNexis publication||Criminal Procedure Handbook||2013|
|Suffolk University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude)||1989|
|University of Birmingham||Law||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||1984|
|Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.||Legal Ethics||2016|
|Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.||Law Practice Management||2013|
Posted by anonymous
We hired David to mediate our divorce after a nearly 30 year relationship. Things for us were tense but we wanted to get it done with little stress and fanfare. David was a calm presence who offered up all possibilities and worked hard to draw us both out so that each of us would have our say and that all details would aired and documented.
He prepared our court documents with attention to detail and patience after many edits. David allowed us to work much of this out via email allowing us to keep our expenses within budget.
He has since offered advice and answered questions as they come up as we finalize the process.
David made a very stressful time much easier to get through and left me feeling that I was treated fairly and with respect.
Posted by Teri
I first met David Burgess in 2010 after separating from my husband of over 30 years. A family friend who had used him when one of her teenagers needed legal help gave me his name. She recommended him unequivocally. When I first met David, I was shaky and frightened to say the least. His calm demeanor and thorough approach put me immediately at ease.
Whist my division of assets wascalculated by my financial planner, David scrutinized it for fairness and completeness. David then translated this information into a precise legal document that would be accepted by the court without difficulty. He was patience with repeated delays in court dates due to my ex’s schedule and remained unflappable throughout. I highly recommend David Burgess.
Posted by Susan
I hired David to represent my brother, who had gotten himself into some serious trouble. David represented my brother with extreme professionalism, and helped us all, not only with legal advice, but as a great listener and negotiator.
He has tremendous knowledge and patience with the law and with his clients.
I have recommended him to others and will continue to do so.
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