Serving South Jersey for Over 30 Years Your Rights Are 
Our Business 
Protecting the Rights of Others

Our practice is dedicated to family law, employment and civil rights. We believe people deserve a fair and safe place to work, live and thrive. Contact our experienced attorneys today for your free consultation.

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Best Law Firms 2019
  • Avvo
  • Super Lawyers

New Jersey Attorneys

A Firm Focused on Family Law, Employment Law & Civil Rights

At Burnham Douglass Attorneys At Law, we have earned a stellar reputation for providing reliable, experienced, and knowledgeable representation to clients throughout New Jersey. Our firm takes a personal approach to every family law, employment law, or civil case we handle, so you can trust that the legal strategy we devise is customized to meet the unique needs of your case.

  • Family Law: We know that matters like divorce and child custody are difficult experiences for our clients. Whether you need a skilled legal advocate to negotiate child custody arrangements or divide your financial assets, our firm has the sources you need to protect your best interests.
  • Employment Law: We are committed to helping workers fight to uphold and protect their rights under the law. From discrimination to sexual harassment cases, we can provide you with personally tailored representation to pursue compensation.
  • Civil Rights Law: Our attorneys proudly pursue civil rights lawsuits on behalf of clients who have been treated unfairly at work or in real estate transactions because of their age, race, religion, or gender. We also represent clients who want to seek justice and compensation for police brutality injuries or wrongful death.

The Stories That Matter

See What Our Valued Clients Have to Say

Results may very depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

  • I could not have been more pleased with the firm or our result.

    “From the first meeting with Michelle Douglass and Philip Burnham, I knew they were the skilled lawyers I needed. After a bad employment experience, I felt betrayed and hurt but Michelle, Phil, ...”

    - Michelle M.C.
  • Both Michelle and Phil made me feel like I was a family member they were representing.

    “This testimonial will be the most honest you have ever read. My journey is case was actually dismissed in summary judgment due to fact I had incompetent counsel previously. Michelle ...”

    - Robert K. Petroski
  • After meeting Michelle, she gave me the confidence I needed to fight for what I deserved.

    “When I first met Michelle, I had so many fears about filing a lawsuit. I was afraid of actually filing against Atlantic City Board of Education simply because what I had gone through was torture. I ...”

    - Maria Marino
  • I never knew compassion, value and honesty could exist in an attorney until I met Philip.

    “I'm hoping there's enough space to comment on my experience with Philip as he assisted me on a very personal matter... I was recommended by two different sources, so I hoped & prayed this would be my ...”

    - Dan
  • She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me.

    “I am very grateful Mrs. Michelle J. Douglass took my case. You demonstrated to me great expertise. She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me. Working with ...”

    - James Runyon
  • Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights.

    “The firm handled my case in a dedicated and professional manner. Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights. Her tenaciousness and no nonsense approach quickly set the tone and ...”

    - Dave Daniels
  • Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used.

    “Phil Burnham is an excellent divorce lawyer! Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used. He was ...”

    - Abby
  • Ms. Douglass always returned my calls promptly as if I were the most valuable client among the many she represents.

    “It has been a pleasure for the last couple of years working with Michelle Douglass and the entire 'My rights lawyers team'. Michelle's experience and legal knowledge on employee rights impressed me ...”

    - Heather
  • I was helped by Michelle every step of the way, with guidance and answers. She is remarkable and I love her.

    “My name is Joanne Craven. I have been a long time client of the firm and have become a personal friend with Michelle Douglass as a result. Just recently, they helped me through a very difficult time. ...”

    - Joanne Imperatore
  • Ms. Douglass, I got a feeling of genuine concern, unlike that of the prior attorneys I had spoken to.

    “I first met attorney Michelle Douglass in late fall of 2003. I had been to numerous attorneys trying to find one that was not only capable, but willing to take on such a challenge. When I presented my ...”

    - Kathy Jen
  • Over 60 Years of Combined Experience

Licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, D.C., Virginia & North Carolina

When your rights and future are on the line, you need to know that you are working with an honest legal advocate. At Burnham Douglass Attorneys At Law, we are known for giving knowledgeable, straightforward counsel.

We won’t tell people what they want to hear, but we will tell them what they need to hear. With us, not only can you find the legal advice you deserve, but you can further find family lawyers who have a proven history of getting results for clients.

Whether you need to take out an order of protection, resolve matters of child custody and support, or pursue a fair alimony agreement, you can rely on our skilled law firm to protect your rights. We have the insights, resources, and passion to help you achieve a positive outcome.

Please don’t hesitate to see how we can be of service to you and your loved ones. Contact our New Jersey divorce attorneys at (856) 512-1461 for your free consultation.

"We are in this together. 
Your team, on a mission for success."

What Sets Our Firm Apart?

The Difference is Clear 
  • Care

    We approach each client with compassion, empathy and care.

  • Experience

    We have an in-depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your unique case.

  • Personal Attention

    We will provide you with the personal attention your case deserves.

  • Flexible

    We offer video, after hour and weekend appointments for your convenience. 

  • High-Quality Representation

    We deliver high-quality legal work because we handle select cases.

  • Dedication

    We have been serving the needs of our clients for over 30 years and are dedicated to your success.

Start Your Path with Caring Legal Support
Reliable Counsel. Trusted Advocates.

Our firm has earned a reputation for providing reliable, experienced, and knowledgeable representation for our clients. We take a personal approach to every case we handle. We will listen to your case, provide our honest assessment, and give you an idea of what you can reasonably expect. Contact us today.

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