Burt is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and St. Louis University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Arizona, California, Illinois and Missouri. Burt has tried many complex medical malpractice and injury claims and has obtained seven figure verdicts and settlements for his clients. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. He has also been involved in the Maricopa County Bar Association’s high school teaching program, and is a Scottsdale Leadership graduate.
He currently serves as a member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Fee Arbitration Committee where he is appointed to serve as an Arbitrator for fee disputes between attorneys and/or their clients.
As a partner in the firm, Burt has experience in wrongful death, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, dram shop actions (claims against bars for over serving patrons involved in accidents), construction site accidents, as well as numerous insurance cases. He has helped many clients recover damages for their injuries, through settlement, arbitration, mediation, and trial.
Listed in Top Verdicts: California Million Dollar Verdicts #18 overall, in the amount of $16,500,000.00: on Jan 29, 2010, Hughes vs. Pham (Riverside, Co. Cal.) counsel for plaintiff (The Recorder, Verdict Search, April 25, 2011).
In addition, Burt has had been featured on prominent national and local television programming including ABC’s Good Morning America, Inside Edition, KTVK Channel 3, KPHO Channel 5, FOX Channel 10, ABC Channel 15, along with having cases covered by local media including The Arizona Republic, The Prescott Courier, and the East Valley Tribune.