Michael F. Burns Associate

Phone: (312) 458-1619
Fax: (312) 460-8299
Assistant Name: Kathryn Schmitt
Assistant Phone: (312) 634-7744
Since 1983 Mike has been actively engaged in litigation with a concentration primarily on the defense of personal injury cases. The primary focus of his practice is on the defense of automobile liability matters. Mike also has significant experience defending a wide variety general liability claims, including premises liability, food poisoning, fire claims, assault & battery and liquor liability. He has also handled appeals and has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court. Mike has tried over 50 cases to verdict.

Practice Areas

General Negligence, Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois (1983)


  • J.D. IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1983
  • B.S., Business Administration with a minor in Accounting Illinois State University, 1980