Thomas Burnside

Burnside Law Firm
2919 Professional Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30907

Thomas R. Burnside III has been engaged in an active civil litigation practice in Athens and Augusta, Georgia and around the State since 1991, at both the trial and appellate court levels. The primary focus of his litigation practice includes personal injury, class actions, workers compensation, business and commercial disputes.

While experience in these practice areas includes the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, the personal injury experience has been primarily on behalf of plaintiffs for injuries arising from automobile collisions, medical malpractice, professional negligence, work injuries and nursing home neglect and abuse.

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 1991
U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1991
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1992
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1992

Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 1991
Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1988
Major: Business

Honors and Awards:
State Disciplinary Board, Investigative Panel Member, 1998 - 2001
State Bar Board of Governors, 2007 - Present
Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Georgia Bar Association, 1991 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - Present
American Association for Justice, 1991 - Present
Augusta Bar Association, 1991 - Present
Augusta Bar Association, YLA Section, 2000
City of Harlem, Georgia, 1995 - 2002
City Attorney