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Peter H. Burke 
Birmingham, Alabama
phone 205-588-8671
888-880-9046 (Toll Free)
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Peter Burke graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1988 with a B.A. degree in Economics and History. He was a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1991 where he was a member of the Yale Law Journal. He has practiced his entire career in Birmingham, Alabama and is licensed in Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and New York. His practice focuses on nursing home abuse and neglect, personal injury and consumer class cases.

Areas of Practice:
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Consumer Class Cases
Personal Injury
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
New York
Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1991
Law Journal: Yale Law Journal, Member, 1990 - 1991

Washington and Lee University, 1988
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Member, Phi Eta Sigma
Honors: Member, Phi Beta Kappa
Major:  Economics
Major:  History

Representative Cases:
Leonard v. Enterprise Rent a Car, 279 F. 3d 697 (11th Cir. 2002)
Smith v. GTE Corp., 236 F. 3d 1292 (11th Cir. 2001)
Oladeinde v. City of Birmingham, 230 F. 3d 1275 (11th Cir. 2000)
Gray v. Budget Auto Sales, 18 F.Supp 2d 1320 (M.D. Ala. 1998)
Alabama State University v. Baker & Taylor, 998 F.Supp 1313 (M.D. Ala. 1998)
Peters v. Brants Grocery, 990 F.Supp 1337 (M.D. Ala. 1998)
McNAtt v. Franklin Life Ins. Co., 998 F.Supp 1253 (N.D. Ala. 1998)
Southern Energy Homes Inc. v AMSouth Bank of Alabama, 709 So.2d. 335 (Ala. 1998)
Ex Parte Philadelphia Life Insurance Co., 682 So.2d 392 (Ala. 1996)
Watkins v. Board of Trustees of ASU, 703 So.2d 335 (AL 1997)
Construction Materials Limited v Kirkpatrick Concrete, Inc., 631 So.2d 1006 (Ala. 1994)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Birmingham Bar Association

American Bar Association, Fraud Section

Alabama State Bar

State Bar of Texas

Alabama Trial Lawyers Association

Phi Beta Kappa
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Recent Firm News

Birmingham Magazine surveyed more than 4,000 members of the Birmingham Bar Association for nominations for Birmingham's top lawyers. This is the fourth year for the peer review study and included 34 practice areas. More than 1,700 attorneys voted in the survey. The votes were reviewed by the Birmingham Bar Association and the Birmingham News Multimedia. Read More

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Burke Harvey, LLC
One Highland Place
2151 Highland Avenue
Suite 120
Birmingham, AL 35205-4008
Tel: 888-880-9046 / 205-588-8671

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