Lawyer Category: Civil Litigation
Burlington & Rockenbach, PA, is a boutique civil appellate law firm handling Florida state and federal court cases. The attorneys at Burlington & Rockenbach bring a thorough understanding of the law and strategy to cases in both the trial and appellate courts. Philip M. Burlington has more than 40 years of experience, while Bard D. Rockenbach has over 30 years of experience. The firm’s newest shareholders, Nichole J. Segal, Adam J. Richardson, and Jeff V. Mansell, have decades of combined experience along with fresh insight to assist the firm’s clients. When trial attorneys associate with Burlington & Rockenbach, they receive the benefit of having the knowledge and experience of this whole team at their disposal.
While appeals are the majority of the firm’s work, Burlington & Rockenbach also provides litigation support. From trial court strategy, to motions, to attendance at trial, the members of the firm are an integral part of the trial team. The firm works with trial attorneys to tailor a partnership that best fits the needs of the case. In some cases, the firm is retained to handle discrete pre-trial matters only, while in others the firm works closely with the trial attorneys from the initial client conference through final resolution.
The role of the firm’s attorneys in the trial court is important to the trial team’s success. By handling issues concerning the strategy and legal arguments before the court, the attorneys at Burlington & Rockenbach give trial attorneys the freedom to concentrate on discovery, evidence, and their presentation to the jury.
In the past five years, the firm’s attorneys have worked in trials resulting in a total of $201 million in final judgments, and a similar amount in settlements. This, combined with many successes in appellate courts, is why trial firms retain Burlington & Rockenbach to assist with their most significant cases.