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With Mark Burton as your attorney, you  have a persistent and disarming advocate determined to get the best possible result in your legal matter.


Languages spoken: French, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    Less than 1 year
  2. Business: 10%
    11 years, 34 cases
  3. Family: 10%
    11 years, 70 cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%
    12 years, 28 cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael P Cognata

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Burton is a giant in the community and quite expert at what he does. He cares for every one of his clientele.


    Michael Cognata DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Zebulon Kelly Chandler

    Mr Burton is known as a strong advocate for his clients, and their cases. I recommend him highly.


    Zebulon Chandler Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2012
Fulton County Landlord/Tenant MediatorFulton County Magistrate Court2012
City's Top Law FirmsAtlanta Business Chronicle2011
Referral AttorneyAtlanta Bar Association2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MediatorFulton County Landlord/Tenant Mediation Program2004 - Present
Estate Planner and Trust AdvisorWachovia1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Georgia v. J.F.DUI reduced to reckless driving.
State of Georgia v. A.R.DUI reduced to reckless driving.
State of Georgia v. J.H.Not Guilty - on all counts
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Wake Forest UniversityBabcock Graduate School of BusinessMBA1995
Wake Forest UniversityFrench LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Georgia DUI Update - Added TopicsProbable Cause - Recent Cases on Per Se and Less Safe DUI Arrests after D'Amato and Rish2010