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Personal injury trial lawyer turned law firm business consultant and legal marketing superstar. Expert in social media marketing and advertising, SEO copywriting, digital marketing, and all things related to law firm business development.

Stacey was born in Houston, Texas and lives there as a fourth-generation Houstonian. She graduated early from The University of Texas at Austin in 1997 with a Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations. She was accepted early decision to the University of Houston Law Center, graduating in 2001, and becoming licensed to practice law in Texas that same year. 

Stacey worked in maritime personal injury litigation, general personal injury litigation, and mass tort litigation for the majority of her legal career. She gradually transitioned from handling cases to working within the business side of law firms. Stacey is nationally known for her work in establishing effective digital marketing strategies and solutions, social media marketing and community management, strategic event planning and marketing, new case acquisition and intake departments, her knowledge of law firm case management software, and referral attorney management.

Stacey serves as a member of the AAJ Publications Committee, AAJ WTLC Publications Committee Co-Chair, on the Editorial Board for the Houston Bar Association, and previously served as Vice President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a member of American Marketing Association, Association of Women Attorneys, College of the State Bar of Texas, Federation of Houston Professional Women, Houston Interactive Marketing Association, Houston Social Media Breakfast, National Association of Professional Women, National Women Trial Lawyers Association, Public Relations Society of America, State Bar of Texas, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top 40 Under 40 (The National Trial Lawyers), and Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers).


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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%

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Contact info

Stacey E. Burke, P.C.

1800 Bering Dr
Suite 1010
Houston, TX, 77057

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Top Ten Blog PostsTexas Bar Today2015
Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2015
Top 40 Under 40Houston Business Journal2014
Top LawyersH Texas Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Lex Award (Highest Grade) - Contracts IUniversity of Houston Law Center1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerStacey E. Burke, P.C.2010 - Present
Of CounselWatts Guerra LLP2011 - 2014
AttorneySchechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris, LLP2008 - 2011
AttorneySchechter, McElwee & Shaffer LLP2002 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Women Trial LawyersMember2013 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationVice President, Co-chair Communications, Board of Directors2010 - Present
Association of Women AttorneysMember2009 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2001 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident's Committee on New Technology, Membership Committee2010 - 2014
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association JournalWhat's Working for Lawyers Seeking Better Search Engine Results2015
Trial MagazineBeware These Seven Common Marketing Mistakes2015
Trial MagazineFighting the Good Fight2014
Trial MagazineRobert Habush Reflects On Fights That Mattered2014
Women Trial Lawyers Caucus NewsletterLawyer Online Directory Listings: Digital Branding for the Individual Lawyer2013
Women Trial Lawyers Caucus NewsletterLaw Firm Social Media Use: The Basics2013
Law InsiderDoes Your Law Firm Website Suck?2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Texas System, AustinJournalism and Mass CommunicationOther - Bachelors1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women's RetreatPersonal Branding2015
May Institute: New MediaSocial Media Marketing: Implementation2015
Annual MeetingAutomating Your Business Development2015
PR DayEthical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Public Relations2014
Marketing and Practice Management SeminarWhat Am I Doing Wrong: Top 10 Biggest Marketing Mistakes2014
Market & Build Your PracticeCustomer Relationship Management: CRM and the Law Firm2014
Law Practice Management CLEDigital Marketing2014
First Annual CLECreating, Marketing, and Protecting Your Online Brand2014
Downtown LuncheonTop 10 Marketing Mistakes Made By Lawyers2014
The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 18th Annual Insurance Law InstituteMarketing and Advertising: Social Media for Law Firms2013
How Unexciting Brands Can Rock Social MediaHouston Social Media Breakfast2013
Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section CLE LuncheonEthical Digital Marketing for Lawyers2013
Needles Manager SymposiumIntake and Marketing ROI2011
Rising Tide RoundtableInternet Marketing for Lawyers2010
Needles User Group MeetingManaging Referral Practice2010