We bring Recovery for the Injured after accidents on, or off of your Job
Michael Burgis, Esq., is a knowledgeable, experienced and aggressive trial attorney who focuses on obtaining maximum Recovery for the Injured. Mr. Burgis’s current focus is Workers’ Compensation and Employment matters, but his practice also includes handling Personal Injury cases.
A California native, Mr. Burgis earned his B.S. degree in Economics with a minor in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in 2003. In 2008, Mr. Burgis earned his J.D. from Southwestern Law School and was admitted to the California Bar.
Mr. Burgis began his career working with Glauber Berenson, a well-known and respected Worker’s Compensation law firm. During his over five-year tenure at Glauber Berenson, Mr. Burgis quickly proved to be a Top Trial Attorney, setting both trial and settlement records. As the result of achieving phenomenal results for his clients, Mr. Burgis was named a Top Attorney in 2010 by Pasadena Magazine and continues to be recognized on Rising Stars (2014 to present).
Mr. Burgis has obtained multiple seven-figure and 100% disability awards for his clients. Mr. Burgis has successfully argued hundreds of cases before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Mr. Burgis also had the rare and distinct honor of successfully arguing in front of the California Court of Appeals on a 100% permanent disability claim.
Link to Court of Appeals decision: (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/B235468.DOC)
Although Mr. Burgis was offered partnership opportunities, he was determined to pursue his own practice where he could utilize his unique and effective approach to litigation. With his extensive knowledge of the law, coupled with innovative strategies, Mr. Burgis is dedicated to improving the lives of injured and their families.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Lead Counsel Attorney||Lead Counsel||2019|
|Certified Specialist||State Bar of California||2019|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Lead Counsel Attorney||Lead Counsel||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2018|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2017|
|Up and coming 100||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2013|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2012|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2011|
|Top Attorneys||Pasadena Magazine||2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association||Board Member||2019 - Present|
|Southwestern University School of Law||Doctor of Law (J.D.)||2008|
|University of California - Los Angeles||Bachelor's degree||2003|
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