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BLF The Burkett Law Firm

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The Burkett Law Firm is a Texas Board-certified personal injury law firm in the Corpus Christi metro and Coastal Bend region. We handle claims involving car wrecks, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, dangerous drugs, defective medical devices, and more. Attorney David Burkett has over 40 years’ experience in personal injury law and The Burkett Law Firm has been part of the community for 60 years. Pride and connections in the community are the cornerstones of our law firm. Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This is the highest certification a personal injury attorney can achieve in the state of Texas. Attorneys with this certification have the experience, knowledge, and documented success of bringing injury cases to trial. Every case that comes into The Burkett Law Firm is given every resource the firm has to offer. Medical experts, investigators, case specialists, and over 40 years of legal experience. We are a family and treat each client as such.

Our Services

  • Personal Injury Law Firm
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Local Counsel
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Car Accidents
  • Spinal Cord Injury
Phone: (361) 882-8822

About BLF The Burkett Law Firm

The Burkett Law Firm is a Texas Board-certified personal injury law firm in the Corpus Christi metro and Coastal Bend region. We have worked on multimillion-dollar personal injury cases, and we handle claims involving car wrecks, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, dangerous drugs, defective medical devices, and more. We can help you pursue the maximum compensation you deserve for your medical bills, suffering, and loss. No court costs, attorney fees, or expenses unless you recover. The Burkett Law Firm is a Texas law firm dedicated to providing professional, intelligent, and effective legal assistance to individuals in the Corpus Christi metro and Coastal Bend region. We concentrate our practice on personal injury law.

David Burkett, Founding Partner


David Burkett is a Corpus Christi Trial attorney who practices in almost every area of Texas and many other states. His firm has recovered over $50,000,000.00 for clients. David grew up in Corpus Christi, graduated from WB Ray High School, Baylor University, and Baylor Law School. He has been practicing Trial Law for 42 years. David and The Burkett Law Firm staff have over 250 years’ experience in Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law and David is Texas Board-Certified in both areas. The Burkett Law Firm does not have a revolving door of attorneys or staff. Unlike the television mega-firms, The Burkett Law Firm provides personal attention to every client and every case. Ultimately a good trial attorney has to convey to a jury who you are before your losses can be fairly compensated. David and his staff want to get to know you to do the job right. You are not just a number at The Burkett Law Firm. The Burkett Law Firm is locally connected to the community, to healthcare providers, and to the judiciary and maintains a good working relationship with opponents. The Burkett Law Firm is also well- situated to serve as local counsel for out-of-area litigants. If you want a quality attorney to talk to, talk to David Burkett. Your case is personal.

Nathan Burkett, Of Counsel Attorney


Nathan Burkett is a lifelong resident of the Coastal Bend Region in Texas. After graduating from Gregory-Portland High School, Baylor University, and Texas Tech School of Law, he returned to Corpus Christi as an associate at The Burkett Law Firm from 2007-2009. In his years as an attorney, Nathan has tried more than 35 trials to verdict. His drive and success derive partly from Nathan’s upbringing as the son and grandson of local attorneys Stephen Burkett and Perry E. Burkett, respectively, as well as from the mentorship received under his uncle David Burkett. As an Of Counsel attorney since 2009, Nathan has also acted as the second-chair trial attorney at The Burkett Law Firm in several of David’s trials. Nathan has served as the President of the Criminal Law Section of the Corpus Christi Bar Association (CCBA) and as a Board Member, Secretary, and Treasurer, for the CCBA as a whole. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Corpus Christi Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Our Location:

538 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 US

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