D. Michael Burke
Martinsburg Personal Injury Attorney for Over 30 Years
D. Michael Burke is a Martinsburg trial attorney and the founding partner of Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson. He has been serving people injured due to the negligence of others in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia for 37 years, making those responsible for injuring others accept that responsibility. Mr. Burke represents those hurt and the families of people killed in all types of automobile collisions, trucking accidents, and motorcycle wrecks, as well as other cases resulting in wrongful death and injury, including medical malpractice, and dog bites, forcing those at fault — and their insurance companies — to pay.
A native of West Virginia, Mr. Burke attended West Virginia University and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 1976, and received his law degree (J.D.) in 1979. While at WVU, he was elected Vice President of the Student Body(1975-76); in law school, he was President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) and was a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Committed to seeking justice for his clients and recovering fair compensation for their injuries and losses, Mr. Burke has spent his entire legal career representing people against corporations and insurance companies, making sure that those responsible for causing injuries and deaths accept that responsibility and pay what is fair to those who were injured.
In his 37 years of practice, Michael Burke has tried dozens of cases to verdict, and has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. In addition, Mr. Burke has been involved in over 20 appellate cases, arguing cases before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals over 50 times, resulting in 22 printed opinions.
- West Virginia State Bar
- Berkeley County Bar Association
- West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
- American Association of Justice
- Southern Trial Lawyers Association