Hill Ward Henderson is pleased to announce the addition of Courtney Burroughs to the firm.
Burroughs’ practice primarily involves defending product manufacturers and companies against claims for personal injuries, wrongful death, premises liability, and other tort claims. She has defended clients in trucking, automotive, consumer products, power tool, and industrial accident liability cases throughout Florida. She has also defended hotel chains, retail stores, and residential complexes in premise liability and negligent security claims. As a former prosecutor, she also represents individuals or companies facing criminal or administrative charges. Previously, Burroughs was Assistant State Attorney in Miami, where she prosecuted first-degree, life and capital felonies involving manslaughter, attempted homicide, armed robberies, drug trafficking, and burglaries. As a prosecutor, she gained invaluable trial and investigation experience.
Burroughs graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law and she received her B.S. summa cum laude from the University at Buffalo. Prior to attending law school, Burroughs worked in Russia as a Fulbright Scholar. She speaks Russian, Spanish and Italian and earned a Critical Language Enhancement Award to study Russian.