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Michael Leonard Ray Burnett

Family Attorney at Austin, TX

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  • Licensed for 29 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Michael Burnett has been included by Texas Super Lawyers in the Top 100 attorneys in Texas, a very rare and prestigious distinction. Michael is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he focuses his practice on complicated, high asset marital estates and significant and contentious custody cases.

Michael is an experienced trial lawyer in the areas of both family and commercial law. He spent his first decade of legal practice in complex commercial and business litigation, giving him a unique advantage in dealing with marital estates involving valuation, tracing, and characterization issues. Michael is the only family lawyer in the Austin area to be named to the Top 100 attorneys in Texas. In addition to being named as a Top 100 attorney in Texas, Michael is listed in the 2015 - 2017 editions of the The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward White for his work in the areas of Family Law and Commercial Litigation. Michael has also been selected by Thomson Reuters to the Texas Super Lawyers every year from 2011 to 2016, and in 2015 & 2016 was additionally honored as one of the Top 50 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. And this year Michael was the only family lawyer in Austin to be included in Super Lawyers list of the Top 100 attorneys in Texas.

Location

PiperBurnett
6034 W. Courtyard Dr.
Ste 140
Austin, TX, 78730

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 550-550 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • PiperBurnett
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Armbrust & Brown, PLLC
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Minton Burton Foster & Collins
  • 1995 - 2011
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. Royal Furgeson, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas
  • 1994 - 1995
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Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1994
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (5)
Endorse Michael
Family Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Co-worker
"Michael zealously defends his clients’ interests and represents them with a steadfast commitment to their individual needs. I highly recommend him."
Family Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Michael is a tenacious lawyer who looks out for his client's best interest at all times. I am proud to have Michael be a part of my firm."
Family Attorney | Jan 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have enjoyed working with Michael Burnett over the years. I think he is one of the brightest and most talented lawyers in the Austin area."
Family Attorney | Nov 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Mike for a long time. He is a great guy and a great lawyer. He is smart, honest and works hard as hell. I highly recommend him. 7/21/17 Since my last endorsement, I have had many more cases with Michael and he is truly carving out a name as one of the best. Michael is a no-holds-barred lawyer that also can settle the right deal for his client when it makes sense."
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Criminal defense
Divorce and separation
Divorce and separation

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Austin Family Lawyer Michael Leonard Ray Burnett
Michael Leonard Ray Burnett
Family Attorney
Austin, TX
Licensed for 29 years