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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


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



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Contact info

Whiting Law

26300 Northwestern Hwy,
Suite 301
Southfield, MI, 48076


MIActive And In Good Standing199605/14/2016
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 SchoolLawJD - 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