Mike Burnworth

Mike Burnworth

Edwardsville, Illinois

Mike Burnworth graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Accountancy in 1981.  He attended St. Louis University School of Law and graduated in 1984.  He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Missouri, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mike has worked in the field of Illinois Worker's Compensation, personal injury defense work and over 26 years in the field of FELA, representing injured railroad workers.  He has obtained several verdicts over one million dollars for his clients.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, Madison County Bar Association and the Bar Association of St. Louis

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1984
  • Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate - 1984
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1981
    • Major: Accountancy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • St. Clair County Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of St. Louis