E. Dale Burrus

E. Dale Burrus

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Houston, TX

Kroger Burrus Nelson
 | 3100 Weslayan, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-961-7952
Fax: 713-961-7953
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (50%),
  • Health Care (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dale obtained her Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi in 1984 and her Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1987 where she was a contributor to the Washington and Lee Law Review. She practiced in Roanoke, Virginia for 10 years where she was a partner with the law firms of Woods, Rogers, and Hazlegrove and Flippin, Densmore, Morse, Rutherford and Jessee. After obtaining her Master's of Law in Health Law at the University of Houston, she continued to defend health care providers in medical malpractice cases having successfully tried many cases to defense verdicts.  Additionally, with her health law degree, she has expanded her practice to include medical/legal consulting services related to contractual and regulatory issues. Dale also is teaches a course on Medical Liability to law and graduate law students at the University of Houston Law Center.

About Dale Burrus

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.krogerlaw.com/People/DaleBurrus.html


  • Contributor, Washington and Lee Law Review

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed by the Virginia State Bar, 1987

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law School, teaching course on Medical Malpractice, 2011
  • President Elect, Greater Houston Society of Healthcare Risk Management, 2018
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law School, teaching course on Medical Malpractice, 2012


  • Allgor v. Anton, MD & Camp, MD, 2014
  • Stephen Callahan, Individually As Surviving Parent & as Representative of the Estate of Stephen M. Callaham, Deceased, & on behalf of all Statutory Wrongful Death Beneficiaries; & Pamela Sutton, Individually as Surviving Parent, v. William B. Betts, MD; Cause No. 2001-147; In the 34th Judicial District Court of El Paso County, Texas, 2003
  • Hill v. Trask; Cause No. 98-45133; In the 164th Judicial District Court; Harris County, Texas, 2000
  • Mary Catherine McNurlen, Individually & as Representative of the Estate of Billy Michael McNurlen v. William Condefer, MD, William Condefer, MD, PA, & F. Blaine Hollinger, MD; Cause No. 2003-47233; In the 165th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, 2006
  • Arnitra Racine v. Susan Raine, MD, 2010 WL 3028779 Tex. Dist., 2010
  • Estate of Evangelina Manicom, Deceased, Edward W Manicom, III & Elsa Manicom Horn, Individually & as Executrix of the Estate of Evangelina Manicom, Deceased v. George Murillo, MD, George J Murillo, MD, PA, Richard Sterling Brown, MD & Richard S. Brown, MD, PA; Cause No. 319900-401; In Probate Court Number One of Harris County, Texas, 2003
  • Hess v. Oncologic Gynecology of Houston, et al; Cause No. 2003-49354; In the 157th Judicial District Court; Harris County, Texas, 2006
  • Bonnie Allgor, et al. v. James Anton, MD & John Camp, MD, Cause Number 2011-01014, 190th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas, 2012
  • Amy Vazquez v. Baylor College of Medicine, et al., 2009 WL 1066897 Tex.Dist. , 2009
  • Bienvenue v. Budoff, MD; Cause No. 2004-28510; In the 280th Judicial District Court; Harris County, Texas, 2006
  • Guadalupe Narvaez, et al. v. St. Luke’s Episcopal Hosp., et al.; Cause No. 312593-401, 2001
  • Grizelda Fernandez, et al. v. Nelson Uzquiano, MD, et al., Cause Number 2008-21541, 270th District Court, Harris County, Texas, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Health Care
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Office Location for E. Dale Burrus

3100 Weslayan
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77027

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Last Updated: 6/17/2019

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