Richard W. Burke


Rick joined BMD in 2003. He is recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Trusts and Estates.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street. Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
The Ohio State University, B.A.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Fellow American College of Trust and Estates Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Trusts & Estates) 1997 – present
  • Ohio Super Lawyer (2004 to present) – Cincinnati Magazine
  • Adjunct Professor, The University of Akron, Masters in Taxation, teaching Estate and Gift Tax, and Estate Planning
  • Northern Golf Charities (Member – Executive Committee)
  • Access, Inc. (Member – Board of Directors, President)
  • Summa Health System Foundation (Member – Board of Directors)
  • Family Services of Summit County (Distinguished Board Member)
  • Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Court – Ohio State Bar Association
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