Philip M. Burlington is a partner in the law firm of Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A. He is a Board Certified appellate attorney, whose practice has encompassed over 1,000 cases, including trial level preparation and assistance.
Mr. Burlington received his B.A. degree at Johns Hopkins University in 1975, and his Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Florida in 1978. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1979, and is a Board Certified Appellate Practice Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.
From 1979 to 1981, Mr. Burlington served as a law clerk to Senior U.S. District Judge Charles B. Fulton and U.S. District Judge James C. Paine, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Additionally, from 1981 to 1985, he served as a law clerk to Senior U.S. District Judge William J. Campbell, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Since 1998, Mr. Burlington has served as Chairman of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers’ Amicus Curiae Committee, and is a member on its Board of Directors. Mr. Burlington is the recipient of the 2000 S. Victor Tipton Award for superior achievement in legal writing. Author, Florida Civil Practice Damages, Chapter 10 "Post-Trial Proceedings" (Florida Bar CLE 6th Ed. 2005).