Stacey E. Burke

Stacey E. Burke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Stacey E. Burke, P.C.
 | 1800 Bering Drive, Suite 1010
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-714-8446
Fax: 877-314-9990
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Personal injury trial lawyer turned law firm business consultant and legal marketing superstar. Expert in social media marketing and advertising, SEO copywriting, digital marketing, and all things related to law firm business development.

Stacey was born in Houston, Texas and lives there as a fourth-generation Houstonian. She graduated early from The University of Texas at Austin in 1997 with a Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations. She was accepted early decision to the University of Houston Law Center, graduating in 2001, and becoming licensed to practice law in Texas that same year. 

Stacey worked in maritime personal injury litigation, general personal injury litigation, and mass tort litigation for the majority of her legal career. She gradually transitioned from handling cases to working within the business side of law firms. Stacey is nationally known for her work in establishing effective digital marketing strategies and solutions, social media marketing and community management, strategic event planning and marketing, new case acquisition and intake departments, her knowledge of law firm case management software, and referral attorney management.

Stacey serves as a member of the AAJ Publications Committee, AAJ WTLC Publications Committee Co-Chair, on the Editorial Board for the Houston Bar Association, and previously served as Vice President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a member of American Marketing Association, Association of Women Attorneys, College of the State Bar of Texas, Federation of Houston Professional Women, Houston Interactive Marketing Association, Houston Social Media Breakfast, National Association of Professional Women, National Women Trial Lawyers Association, Public Relations Society of America, State Bar of Texas, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top 40 Under 40 (The National Trial Lawyers), and Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers).

About Stacey Burke

Admitted: 2001, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.staceyeburke.com/about

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers - 2014, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers - 2014, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars - 2014, Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers, 2014
  • American Bar Association Law Technology Today 2015 Women of Legal Tech, American Bar Association Law Technology Today, Women of Legal Tech, 2015
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association - Top 25, 2016., Mass Tort Trial Lawyers, 2016
  •  , Top 25 Legal Influencers to Follow on Twitter for 2018, Disruptor Daily, 2017
  • "Effective Online Marketing," American Association for Justice, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Leadership Summit, Boca Raton, Florida, February 2016., Effective Online Marketing, American Association for Justice, 2016
  • Nominated for Best Legal Blog, Nominated for Best Legal Blog, The Expert Institute, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  •  , Houston's Top Lawyers - Personal Injury, H Texas Magazine, 2018
  • Ten Best Award - American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Premier 100 - National Academy of Jurisprudence, 2016
  • Top Ten Blog Posts - Texas Bar Today, 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Top Lawyers - H Texas Magazine, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Top Ten Blog Posts - Texas Bar Today, 2016
  • Social Media Judge - American Bar Association Web 100, November 2017
  • Top Lawyers - Houstonia Magazine, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Top Ten Blog Posts - Texas Bar Today, 2017
  • Online Marketing Google Analytics, Crystal Awards, American Marketing Association, 2018
  • Top Ten Blog Posts - Texas Bar Today, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 - Houston Business Journal, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "How To Budget For Marketing When Starting Your Own Law Firm," Parts One and Two, MyCase Blog, February and March 2016., How To Budget For Marketing When Starting Your Own Law Firm, MyCase Blog, 2016
  • Lawyer Tech Review: App Friday 2011, Lawyer Tech Review: App Friday, Lawyer Tech Review: App Friday, 2011
  • “Lawyer Online Directory Listings: Digital Branding for the Individual Lawyer” Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter, Spring 2013., Lawyer Online Directory Listings: Digital Branding for the Individual Lawyer, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter, 2013
  • Featured in "13 Attorneys Who Have Raised the Bar with Social Media" - January 2014, 13 Attorneys Who Have Raised the Bar with Social Media, 2014
  • #1 Voted in Top 10 Blogs for "Google Update: Mobile Web Design Critical For Law Firms," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, April 2015., Google Update: Mobile Web Design Critical For Law Firms, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Google Now Shows Tweets In Search Results," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, August 2015., Google Now Shows Tweets In Search Results, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "SEO Tips For Social Media Managers," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, September 2015., SEO Tips For Social Media Managers, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • Quoted in "Failing at the Finish Line: How Law Firms Lose Prospective Clients at the Front Door," Thomson-Reuters FindLaw, 2015., Failing at the Finish Line: How Law Firms Lose Prospective Clients at the Front Door, Thomson-Reuters FindLaw, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Law Firms Can No Longer Ignore Social Media," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, November 2015., Law Firms Can No Longer Ignore Social Media, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "The Stages of New Case Intake," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, February 2016., The Stages of New Case Intake, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Content Curation For Lawyers," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, March 2017., Content Curation For Lawyers, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2017
  • "How To Make The Best Digital Marketing Choices," The Successful Barrister, Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2016., How To Make The Best Digital Marketing Choices, The Successful Barrister, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2016
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Why Your Law Firm Should Throw An Event," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, June 2016., Why Your Law Firm Should Throw An Event, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Legal Marketing Questions: Return on Investment," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, August 2016., Legal Marketing Questions: Return on Investment, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • "Seeing is Believing," Trial Magazine, September 2016., Seeing is Believing, Trial Magazine, 2016
  • Top 10 Blogs for "10 Ways Lawyers Can Promote Their Blogs," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, October 2016., 10 Ways Lawyers Can Promote Their Blogs, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Expert Level Unlocked: Becoming The Go-To Lawyer," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, December 2016., Expert Level Unlocked: Becoming The Go-To Lawyer, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • "The Legal Influencer Series Part 3: Stacey Burke," Disruptor Daily, February 2018., The Legal Influencer Series Part 3: Stacey Burke, Disruptor Daily, 2018
  • "The Risks of Outsourcing Social Media," SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, August 2017., SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, The Risks of Outsourcing Social Media, 2017
  • "Top Questions For a Law Firm Interview," LEAP, October 2017., Top Questions For a Law Firm Interview, LEAP, 2017
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Direct Mail For Law Firms In The Digital Age," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, November 2017., Direct Mail For Law Firms In The Digital Age, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2017
  • "The 10 Best Email Marketing Platforms For Law Firms," SmallLaw, December 2017., The 10 Best Email Marketing Platforms For Law Firms, SmallLaw, 2017
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Google My Business and Google Plus Pages For Law Firms," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, January 2018., Google My Business and Google Plus Pages For Law Firms, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2018
  • "Money Out The Window: How To Measure Marketing ROI For Lawyers," MyCase, January 2018., Money Out The Window: How To Measure Marketing ROI For Lawyers, MyCase, 2018
  • Editor's Pick, Blog Nominated for Best Legal Blog in the Niche and Specialty Category by The Expert Institute, November 2018., What Is a Digital Marketing  Audit and Why Is It Important For Your Law Firm?, SmallLaw/TechnoLawyer, 2018
  • "Twitter Engagement for Lawyers," SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, March 2018., Twitter Engagement for Lawyers, SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, 2018
  • "I Have LinkedIn Connections, Now What?," Featured in SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, April 2018. #2 on Top 10 Blogs for "I Have LinkedIn Connections, Now What?" Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, I Have LinkedIn Connections, Now What?, SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, 2018
  • "Hiring, Training, and Managing Your Law Firm Marketing Director," Legal Business World, April 2018., Hiring, Training, and Managing Your Law Firm Marketing Director, Legal Business World, 2018
  • "Recent Google Algorithm Updates," Featured in SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, May 2018., Recent Google Algorithm Updates, SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, 2018
  • #2 on Top 10 Blogs for "Demonstrating Your Value to Your Law Firm" Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, August 2018., Demonstrating Your Value to Your Law Firm, Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, 2018
  •  Featured in SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community,  #7 on Top 10 Blogs for "How To Have a Successful Fourth Quarter" Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, September 2018., How to Have a Successful Fourth Quarter,  Featured in SmallLaw / The TechnoLawyer Community, 2018
  •  Texas Bar Journal, Vol. 81, No.9, , Go Organic: What You Need to Know to Show Up In Google Search Results,  Texas Bar Journal, Vol. 81, No.9, , 2018
  • "Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Marketing, Business Development, and Public Relations," [SLIDES] Association of Legal Administrators of Houston, February 2017.
  • Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Public Relations, Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter, PR Day, 2014
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Content Curation For Lawyers," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, March 2017.
  • What Am I Doing Wrong: Top 10 Biggest Marketing Mistakes, AAJ Marketing and Practice, Management Seminar, 2014
  • "Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Marketing, Business Development, and Public Relations," [SLIDES] Kentucky Women Trial Attorneys Retreat, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2017.
  • Customer Relationship Management: CRM and the Law Firm, Kentucky Justice Association, Market & Build Your Practice, 2014
  • The Risks of Outsourcing Social Media, SmallLaw, August 2017
  • Digital Marketing, HTLA, Law Practice Management CLE, 2014
  • Top Questions For a Law Firm Interview, LEAP, October 2017
  • Creating, Marketing, and Protecting Your Online Brand, Texas Women Rainmakers, First Annual CLE, 2014
  • Marketing and Advertising: Social Media for Law Firms, The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 18th Annual Insurance Law Institute, 2013
  • How Unexciting Brands Can Rock Social Media, Houston Social Media Breakfast, 2013
  • Ethical Digital Marketing for Lawyers, Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section, CLE Luncheon, 2013
  • Intake and Marketing ROI, Needles, Manager Symposium, 2011
  • Internet Marketing for Lawyers, HTLA, Rising Tide Roundtable, 2010
  • Managing Referral Practice, Needles, User Group Meeting, 2010
  • "Automating Your Business Development," State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, June 2015, San Antonio, Texas
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Google Now Shows Tweets In Search Results," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, August 2015.
  • Top 10 Blogs for "SEO Tips For Social Media Managers," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, September 2015.
  • Personal Branding, Panelist, Asian American Bar Association Women's Retreat, October 2015.
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Law Firms Can No Longer Ignore Social Media," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, November 2015.
  • 2016 Legal Technology & Practice Management Predictions, MyCase, January 2016.
  • Top 10 Blogs for "The Stages of New Case Intake," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, February 2016.
  • "Effective Online Marketing," American Association for Justice, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Leadership Summit, Boca Raton, Florida, February 2016.
  • "How To Budget For Marketing When Starting Your Own Law Firm," Parts One and Two, MyCase Blog, February and March 2016.
  • "Ethical Legal Marketing and Determining Your Return on Investment," Houston Bar Association, April 2016.
  • "How To Make The Best Digital Marketing Choices," The Successful Barrister, Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2016.
  • "What's Working for Lawyers Seeking Better Search Engine Results," American Bar Association Journal, 2015
  • "Social Media Marketing," American Association for Justice Marketing & Management Seminar, Chicago, IL, May 2016.
  • "Beware These Seven Common Marketing Mistakes," Trial Magazine, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Why Your Law Firm Should Throw An Event," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, June 2016.
  • "Fighting the Good Fight," Trial Magazine, 2014
  • "The Use of Contract Lawyers in Your Firm," State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, June 2016.
  • "Robert Habush Reflects On Fights That Mattered," Trial Magazine, 2014
  • "10 Ways To Run Your Law Firm More Efficiently," MyCase Webinar, July 2016.
  • "Lawyer Online Directory Listings: Digital Branding for the Individual Lawyer," Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter, 2013
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Legal Marketing Questions: Return on Investment," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, August 2016.
  • "Law Firm Social Media Use: The Basics," Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Newsletter, 2013
  • "Seeing is Believing," Trial Magazine, September 2016.
  • "Does Your Law Firm Website Suck?" Law Insider, 2012
  • Top 10 Blogs for "10 Ways Lawyers Can Promote Their Blogs," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, October 2016.
  • "How to Work with Marketing Vendors," Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association - Belli Seminar, San Jose, CA, October 2016.
  • Personal Branding, Women's Retreat, 2015
  • Microsymposium on Marketing Software For Law Firms, SmallLaw - The TechnoLawyer Community, October 2016.
  • Social Media Marketing: Implementation, New Leaders Council, May Institute: New Media, 2015
  • Top 10 Blogs for "Expert Level Unlocked: Becoming The Go-To Lawyer," Texas Bar Today, State Bar of Texas, December 2016.
  • Automating Your Business Development, State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • “Managing a Referral Practice”  Needles Case Management Software Annual User Group Meeting  - Las Vegas, Nevada 2010, 2010
  • Panel: Careers in Marketing, American Marketing Association Student Chapter – University of Houston Main Chapter (AMAUH) - Houston, Texas 2010, 2010
  • “Internet Marketing for Lawyers” Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Rising Tide Roundtable - Houston, Texas 2010, 2010
  • “Intake and Marketing Return on Investment (ROI)” Needles Case Management Software Managers Symposium, Owings Mills, Maryland 2011, 2011
  • Ethical Digital Marketing for Lawyers - Speaker, Houston Bar Association Litigation Section Luncheon 2013, 2013
  • “Digital Marketing for Law Firms” Lorance & Thompson Lawyer Retreat, The Woodlands, Texas 2013, 2013
  • How Unexciting Brands Can Rock Social Media Houston Social Media Breakfast, August 2013., 2013
  • Marketing and Advertising: Social Media for Law Firms University of Texas Law CLE and The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 18th Annual Insurance Law Institute, November 2013., 2013
  • Professional Services Marketing Strategies: Lawyers, Doctors, Accountants, and More - Business Briefs with Boxer Property, April, 2014, 2014
  • A Lawyer's Guide to Starting Out On G+ (#PracticallyLegal) [VIDEO] - May, 2014, 2014
  • Customer Relationship Management: CRM and the Law Firm - Kentucky Justice Association Market & Build Your Practice, Louisville, Ketucky, May 2014, 2014
  • Podcast: Law Firm Marketing Mastery with Christopher Small - "Stacey E. Burke, Law Firm Marketing Specialist" June 2014, 2014
  • What Am I Doing Wrong: Top 10 Biggest Marketing Mistakes AAJ Marketing and Practice Management Seminar, September 2014, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
  • Creating, Marketing, and Protecting Your Online Brand Panelist and Event Co-Chair, Texas Women Rainmakers CLE, September 2014, Houston, Texas, 2014
  • Digital Marketing Speaker and Event Co-Chair, Houston Trial Lawyers Association Law Practice Management CLE, October 2014, Houston, Texas, 2014
  • Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Public Relations Panelist, Public Relations Society of America PR Day 2014, Houston, Texas, 2014
  • The Pocket Guide To Starting Your Law Firm [PODCAST], January 2016., 2016
  • "Ethical Legal Marketing and Determining Your Return on Investment," Houston Bar Association, April 2016., 2016
  • 2016 Legal Technology & Practice Management Predictions, MyCase, January 2016., 2016
  • "Social Media Marketing," American Association for Justice Marketing & Management Seminar, Chicago, IL, May 2016., 2016
  • Microsymposium on Marketing Software For Law Firms, SmallLaw - The TechnoLawyer Community, October 2016., 2016
  • "The Use of Contract Lawyers in Your Firm," State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, June 2016., 2016
  • "10 Ways To Run Your Law Firm More Efficiently," MyCase Webinar, July 2016., 2016
  • "How to Work with Marketing Vendors," Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association - Belli Seminar, San Jose, CA, October 2016., 2016
  • "Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Marketing, Business Development, and Public Relations," [SLIDES] Association of Legal Administrators of Houston, February 2017., 2017
  • UHLC Women's Week - International Women's Day, Association of Women in Law, University of Houston Law Center, Panelist, March 2018., 2018
  • "Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with Law Firm Marketing, Business Development, and Public Relations," [SLIDES] Kentucky Women Trial Attorneys Retreat, Louisville, Kentucky, June 2017., 2017
  • "Law Practice in Transition," State Bar of Texas Women in the Law 2018, Panel Moderator, March 2018., 2018
  • "Recruiting Top Talent Using Social Media," Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues, May 2018., 2018
  • "Recruiting Top Talent Using Social Media," Association of Legal Administrators - Houston Chapter Luncheon, October 2018., 2018
  • Top 10 Marketing Mistakes Made By Lawyers Speaker, Houston Bar Association Litigation Section Downtown Luncheon, November 2014, Houston, Texas, 2014
  • Automating Your Business Development, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, June 2015, San Antonio, Texas, 2015
  • Social Media Marketing: Implementation, New Leaders Council May Institute: New Media, May 2015., 2015
  • Personal Branding, Panelist, Asian American Bar Association Women's Retreat, October 2015., 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication, 1997

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Association Of Women Attorneys
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
Office Location for Stacey E. Burke

1800 Bering Drive
Suite 1010
Houston, TX 77057

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Last Updated: 11/30/2018

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