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John J. Burke- Associate

David S. Pallai

John received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1998, and was awarded a Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in 2001. Admitted to the Bar in the States of New York and Florida and U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

John began his career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. During his term, he was assigned to the Street Gang Prosecution Team, the Domestic Violence Until and finally the Major Crimes Bureau. Following the his time as a prosecutor, John was an Assistant Town Attorney with the Towns of Islip and Brookhaven, where he defended the Town's negligence claims and was involved in all aspects of municipal law. After transitioning to private practice, John was an attorney with other Long Island insurance defense firms, where he gained experience handling all aspects of litigation from intake, discovery and depositions through dispositive motions, and trials.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

  • Suffolk County Bar Association

  • Florida Bar Association

  • Brehon Law Society of Suffolk County

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