Michael Burnett

Michael Burnett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Austin, TX

 | 6034 West Courtyard Drive, Suite 140
Austin, TX 78730
Phone: 512-472-5060
Fax: 512-472-5427
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005, 2008 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Michael Burnett, who is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, has many years of experience representing individuals and businesses in family law and civil litigation disputes, both at trial and on appeal.  He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1994. From 1994 to 1995, he was a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson in the Western District of Texas.  He is listed in the national publication of Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Family Law and Commercial Litigation and has been recognized several times as a "Super Lawyer." He has also been listed as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the state of Texas and one of the top 50 lawyers in Central/West Texas by Texas Monthly Magazine.  He has also received the highest AV-Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Certificates and Credentials

About Michael Burnett

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.piperburnett.com/team/michael-burnett


  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Best Lawyers in America in Family Law and Commercial Litigation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member of State Bar Committee on Professionalism
  • Member, UT Law School's Board of Advisors, 2018
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panel Speaker, "Effective (and Ineffective) Approaches in Family Law Mediations", 2016
  • Speaker, "Catching a Tiger by the Tail: Preparing the Client and Managing Expectations", 2016
  • Recent Employment Cases to Cities, TML Attorney Workshop, Speaker, 2008
  • Statutory Construction under State Law, Speaker, 2004
  • Speaker, "Characterization", 2018
  • Speaker, "Characterization", 2017

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1991
Office Location for Michael Burnett

6034 West Courtyard Drive
Suite 140
Austin, TX 78730

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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