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The Burton Firm, P.A.

South Florida Trial & Insurance Lawyers

Richard J. Burton

Managing Partner

Richard J. Burton
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The Burton Firm, AV-Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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About Richard J. Burton

Professional Accomplishments

  • AV-Preeminent Rated for Highest Level for Professional Excellence, Martindale-Hubbell, 2009-Present

  • Marquis Who's Who in America, Biographee

  • Metropolitan Miami-Dade County Fire and Rescue Commissioner, 1986 – 1990

  • Vice Chairman, Miami-Dade County Fire Commission, 1988-1992

  • Assisted in drafting the 1973 Florida Residential Landlord Tenant Act

  • Represented builders, developers, large and small, in corporate representation and litigation

  • Represented developers on multi-use projects with budgets of over one billion in Florida and New York

  • Has expertise in boutique hotel operation, construction management and litigation for private investors, owners and operators

  • Founder of a pre-cursor organization to the Fire Rescue System of America.

  • Co-founder of the Medical Commission on Human Rights, Washington (GWU), 1969-71

  • Represented and acted as an advisor to the Federal Aviation Administration

  • Former Host of the Richard Burton Program, Radio Show on 880 AM The Biz

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