Suzanne V. Burnett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bowie, MD

Potter Burnett Law, LLC
 | 16701 Melford Boulevard, Suite 421
Bowie, MD 20715
Phone: 301-850-7000
Fax: 301-769-5829
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Suzanne V. Burnett is a founding partner with Potter Burnett Law, LLC, in Bowie, Maryland. Representing plaintiff personal injury clients and their families throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., Ms. Burnett has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of motor vehicle accident and nursing home abuse victims, along with many others who are suffering as the result of another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

A 2007 magna cum laude graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Ms. Burnett obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude from University of Baltimore School of Law in 2010. That same year, the Maryland State Bar Association admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Throughout her nearly nine years of legal practice, Ms. Burnett has secured numerous substantial settlements and awards for those in need. She has earned a reputation as a compassionate legal advocate who always pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for her clients, no matter how complex or challenging their issues.

Recognized for her success as well as her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Burnett received designation from The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 40 Under 40 in the county, and the American Registry for Top Attorneys voted her as one of "Maryland's Outstanding Young Lawyers." She has earned many other awards and honors from her peers as well as many positive reviews and referrals from her satisfied clients. She is also a Fellow with the Maryland Bar Foundation.

Completely devoted to her practice, Ms. Burnett is a member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the Prince George's County Bar Association, the Maryland and American Associations for Justice, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. She is also a founding member of the Young Patrons of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Suzanne Burnett

Admitted: 2010, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • SuperLawyers, A Rising Star’ in Maryland and Washington D.C, yearly since 2013
  • President’s Award, Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • 20 in Their 20s, The Daily Record, 2012
  • Rising Stars, SuperLawyers, 2016
  • Rising Stars, SuperLawyers, 2018
  • In 2016, Suzanne was honored a "Top 40 Under 40" for her professional acheivements by The National Trial Lawyers., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Rising Stars, SuperLawyers, 2015
  • Rising Stars, SuperLawyers, 2019
  • In 2016, The American Registry named Suzanne as one of "Maryland's Outstanding Young Lawyers.", Maryland's Outstanding Young Lawyers, The American Registry, 2
  • Rising Stars, SuperLawyers, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Former Chair, AABA New Lawyers Committee
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association (AABA), Board of Trustees
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Association for Justice, Member
  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association, Board Member, Assistant Secretary
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Maryland State Bar Association High School Mock Trial, Anne Arundel County, MD Mock Trial Coach for St. Mary’s High School, 2011-2012 Season
  • Maryland Hall for Creative Arts, Young Patrons Founding Member, 2014
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA), Annapolis, MD Friend of CASA, December 2011—Present Promote the CASA program to community and solicit donations from businesses and individuals.  Member on planning committees for multiple fundraising events held annually. 

Educational Background:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Political Science and Professional Writing, 2007
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Office Location for Suzanne V. Burnett

16701 Melford Boulevard
Suite 421
Bowie, MD 20715

Phone: 301-850-7000

Fax: 301-769-5829

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Last Updated: 5/15/2019

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