Thomas R. Burnside, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Augusta, GA

Burnside Law Firm LLP
 | 2919 Professional Pkwy., Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-432-8320
Fax: 706-504-4306
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Attorney Profile

For over 20 years, Thomas R. Burnside III has represented people who suffered injuries in automobile collisions, truck wrecks, motorcycle accidents, drunk driving accidents, work-related accidents and other personal injury matters such as medical malpractice and wrongful death suits.

He is a founding partner in Burnside Law Firm LLP with offices in Augusta and Athens and devotes 100 percent of his practice to personal injury cases. He is also a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Augusta Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Georgia and before the Southern U.S. District Court of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2005

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About Thomas Burnside, III

Admitted: 1991, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Trustee, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, 2009 - Present
  • Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
  • State Bar Board of Governors, 2007 - Present
  • Review Panel, State Disciplinary Board, 2009 - Present
  • Investigative Panel Member, State Disciplinary Board, 1998 - 2001

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1992
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1991
  • Georgia, 1991
  • President, YLA Section, Augusta Bar Association,  2000
  • Member, Augusta Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 1991 - Present
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, Georgia Bar Association, 1991 - Present

Educational Background:

  • Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, B.S. in  Business, 1988
Office Location for Thomas R. Burnside, III

2919 Professional Pkwy.
Augusta, GA 30907

Phone: 706-432-8320

Fax: 706-504-4306

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Last Updated: 10/11/2018

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