Michael Burnworth (1958-2017)
“Mike ‘Burns’ Burnworth was a true humanitarian, always determined to help others. Mike will be missed not only by the staff at Gori Law but by his beloved family and friends. Mike’s kindness and integrity carried over from his personal life into his career. He never knew a stranger and was a dear friend to many.”
Mike Burnworth graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Accounting in 1981. He attended St. Louis University School of Law and graduated in 1984. Mr. Burnworth was licensed to practice law in Illinois, Missouri, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Burnworth worked in the fields of Illinois Workers’ Compensation, personal injury litigation and had more than 26 years of experience in the field of FELA. He represented injured railroad workers and obtained several verdicts totaling over one million dollars for his clients.
He was a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, Madison County Bar Association and the Bar Association of St. Louis.