Stefanie Drake Burford
Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Marietta, GA
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Injury Attorney and Registered Mediator Stefanie Drake Burford of the Stefanie Drake Burford Law Group in Marietta and Cedartown, Georgia, has been practicing Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Law for nearly 23 years. Ms. Burford represents injured clients in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, workplace injuries, wrongful death matters and more all over Georgia, including Cedartown, Rome, Carrollton, Cartersville, Marietta, Atlanta, Dallas, and the surrounding counties of Bartow, Carroll, Floyd, Polk, Cobb, and Cherokee, as well as the Atlanta metropolitan area and West Georgia.
After graduating from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in pre-law and political science and a minor in justice studies, Ms. Burford earned her law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida. Before opening her firm, she acquired legal experience by working for firms in the Atlanta and northwest Georgia region, and in the Paulding County, Georgia, District Attorney’s office. She has been admitted to practice in the State of Georgia and has been fighting for Georgia's injured citizens since 1999.
Ms. Burford has been named an “Outstanding Young Lawyer” by Atlanta magazine, in their Super Lawyer and Rising Star Section. She has a superb Avvo rating in injury practice involving all auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents and personal injury law. Ms. Burford has also been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent 5.0 Rating and the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award.
Outside of her law practice, Ms. Burford enjoys motorcycling and participates in a variety of community motorcycle events to demonstrate her support for the biker community. She is a member of motorcycle related groups including Harley-Davidson Owners Group and ABATE.
Ms. Burford has served her community in other roles including as a CASA board member, Sara Hightower Regional Library System’s board of trustee’s vice-chair, chair of the public safety and public works committee, and Hospital Authority Board. She also served in the role of Municipal Court Solicitor for the City of Cedartown, Municipal Court Judge, and served on the Polk County Board of Commissioners for five years, holding the position of Chairman and Vice-chairman.
Ms. Burford recognizes the importance of family, and quality of life, and offers compassionate and aggressive legal representation you get back on your feet after an auto accident.
About Stefanie Drake Burford
First Admitted: 1999, Georgia
Professional Webpage: http://www.stef-law.com/atty-stefanie-drake-burford
- Martindale-Hubbell's Preeminent 5.0 rating
- Martindale-Hubbell's Client Distinction Award
- Outstanding Young Lawyer, Atlanta Magazine, March 2009
- Tallapoosa-Paulding Bar Association, President, 2006
- Member Cobb County Bar Association
- Rome Bar Association, 2011
- Tallapoosa-Paulding Bar Association, Treasurer, 2005
- Municipal Court for the City of Cedartown, Solicitor
- Tallapoosa-Paulding Bar Association, Member
- Polk County Board of Commissioners, Vice-Chairman
Pro bono/Community Service
- Public Safety Committee, Chairman
- HOG, Member
- ABATE, Member
- Sara Hightower Regional Library, Board of Trustees, Vice-Chair
- Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, B.S. Major: Political Science/Pre-Law Minor: Justice Studies , 1996
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Last Updated: 5/15/2022