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Gary Burger

Burger Law
Illinois, Missouri

About Gary Burger

Burger Law helps those injured through the negligence of another receive justice and maximum compensation for their injuries. In over 30 years of experience, we have secured over $200 million in compensation for our clients. With offices in St. Louis, Chicago, Chesterfield, and Southern Illinois, we are well-suited to serve the injured throughout Missouri and Illinois. An injury can cause immediate financial, physical and emotional hardships. As the highest-rated and most-reviewed personal injury law firm in the Midwest, we stand up to bullies like resistant insurance companies and irresponsible people and corporations who do not want to take responsibility for their actions. From the moment you hire us, we start working on your case right away. As your personal injury attorneys we will fully investigate your case and acquire all the evidence, use our experience, legal knowledge and network of experts to prove liability, and deal with all the legal aspects so you can focus on healing. We fight until there is nothing left to fight; whether that means negotiating a fair settlement offer with the insurance company, or taking your case to trial to get you the financial recovery you are owed. Call us for a free consultation today at 314-500-HURT.

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Work experience

Burger Law
Founder & Principal | 2015 - Present
Cantor & Burger
Partner & Attorney | 2000 - 2014
The Brasher Law Frim
Attorney | Sep 1992 - 1999

Education

Washington University School of Law
J.D. | Sep 1988 - May 1992
Scholar in Law Award, 1992
University of Missouri - Columbia
B.A. | Sep 1984 - May 1992

Conferences

The Hard Stuff in PI Cases: Settlement, Evidence in Trial and Ethics, Continued Legal Education, Virtual
Speaker | Apr 28, 2022
In this CLE session, we discussed "Secrets and Tricks" for resolving a PI case at full value in the claims stage, evidentiary foundations for how to get business records and pictures into evidence, when and how to publish to the jury, how to play video depos, business and medical records admission a
Continued Legal Education, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, St. Louis
Speaker | Jun 30, 2022
It was great getting to spend the day with LSEM and 200 of Eastern Missouri's brightest legal minds to discuss "Everything Ethics in Estates", "Fiduciary Income Tax Strategies for IRAs", and "The Latest & Greatest in Elder Law."
Running a Law Firm While Getting a $113 Million Verdict, Maximum Lawyer Conference, St. Louis
Master of Ceremonies | Oct 11, 2021
Gary was excited to act as master of ceremonies for the Maximum Lawyer conference in St. Louis with about 250 attendees from around the country. Had fun working on my business, learning from friends and teaching lawyers. Attorneys Jim Hacking and Tyson Mutrux created Maximum Lawyers. Over the years,

Awards

AV Preeminent®
Martindale-Hubbell® from NexisLexis® | 2022
Significant achievement awarded to less than 5% of all lawyers in the United States.
Missouri Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers® | 2015
An honor only given to 5% of lawyers in each state.
Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Honor
Million Dollar Advocates Forum | 2018
An honor only given to 1% of attorneys in the United States.

Certifications

Civil Trial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy

Languages

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