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Jeremy Burnside

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portsmouth, OH

Burnside Law, LLC
1118 Hutchins Street, Suite A
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone: 740-353-2363
Fax: 740-354-6038
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
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Jeremy Burnside is a personal injury attorney that serves his Underdog clients in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. In less than 15 full years of practice, Jeremy has brought to resolution over 2,000 personal injury, general negligence, wrongful death and nursing home abuse cases. He has tried several cases to jury ranging from serious personal injury to aggravated murder. Jeremy graduated from the Appalachian School of Law in 2004 where he was named in the Dean's List. In honor of the victims of the Appalachian School of Law murders of 2002, he founded the ASL Memorial 5K race, which has benefited first year law students for over ten years. In 2015, Jeremy published Look to Your Left: A True Story of Law School Survival in the Face of Impossibility, Murder, and an Appalachian Apocolypse. Jeremy has been married to his wife, Maddie, for over 7 years and the Burnside have three young daughters.

About Jeremy Burnside

First Admitted: 2004, Ohio

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Educational Background

  • Appalachian School of Law: Grundy, VA
  • Brooklyn High School (Brooklyn, OH))
  • University of Charleston (WV)


  • For founding the 2002 ASL Memorial 5k to honor the victims of the Appalachian School of Law murders., ASL Community Service Award, 2002
  • Won this coveted award due to leading the 2018 PLANT PORTSMOUTH community revitalization effort (and World record successful attempt), Distinguished Citizen of the Year - Portsmouth, OH, Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 2019
  • Deans List, Appalachian School of Law, 2002
  • 2004 Trial Advocacy Award, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Member - Ohio Assocaition for Justice, 2009
  • Executive Committee Member - Ohio Associaiton for Justice, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • I speak annually at the Ohio State University gun politics class about gun violence in our schools., Guest Speaker, Gun Violence at Schools, Ohio State University, 2014
  • Debated famed 2nd Amendment Attorney, Alan Gura (District of Columbia vs. Heller), on the 2nd Amendment at the University of Akron School of Law., Debate Guest, The Constitution, The Original CCW Permit with Alan Gura & Jeremy Burnside, University of Akron, 2013


  • $1 million settlement from a 2016 car accident in Scioto County, OH, 2017
  • $225,000.00 in rear end collision case involving an at-fault driver who was high. Bulk of settlement was UIM coverage., 2020
  • $725,000.00 settlement in bus accident case in Scioto County (disputed liability), 2020
  • $550,000.00 settlement from a car accident that occurred in Scioto County, OH, 2017
  • $1 million settlement from a 2015 car accident in Scioto County, OH, 2017
  • $500,000.00 settlement in a Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Case that occurred in 2015 in Scioto County, OH. , 2017
  • $1 million settlement from a 2015 wrongful death claim, 2017
  • $100,000.00 Verdict in Scioto County, Ohio, on a knee injury case.  Verdict was twice the amount of the at-fault party's liability policy limits and several times the last offer., 2016


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Office Location for Jeremy Burnside

1118 Hutchins Street
Suite A
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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