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Atlantic County Your Rights Are Our Business

Dedicated Law Firm in Atlantic County

Protecting the Rights of Families and Workers Facing Complex Legal Matters

With the population of our historic and scenic Atlantic County at over a quarter of a million people and on the rise, the legal team at Burnham Douglass stands ready to help those in Northfield, Egg Harbor, Somers Point, and throughout South Jersey. We are dedicated to helping the families, workers, and litigants of Atlantic County and throughout South Jersey. Our experienced team of skilled attorneys practice law in a breadth of fields, including:

  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce Law
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law including child support, child custody, alimony, and domestic violence
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation

At Burnham Douglass, we strive to find the right attorney for you from the very outset of the first consultation. We know how vital it is to the success of your case that you be matched with the right attorney, which is why the professional and personal backgrounds of our team are as varied as your needs are. From the range of areas our lawyers practice to the bilingual staff, our team is ready to serve in any number of situations.

Tackling Legal Issues for Clients All Throughout Atlantic County

We pride ourselves on the reputation of professionalism, excellence, and success we’ve built as separate attorneys and as a team. Whether you need to call on our experience as family law attorneys who really get to know you in order to deliver the best outcome for your family, or if you need help in the wake of a retaliatory firing, Burnham Douglass is dedicated to working with you towards the best possible outcome. Call 856-751-5505 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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The Stories That Matter

See What Our Valued Clients Have to Say
  • I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case.

    “I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case. They brought light to a pregnancy discrimination case that could have been rejected by another legal team. Both, ...”

    - Samantha V.
  • Michelle and Phil are excellent attorneys.

    “Michelle and Phil are excellent attorneys. They take the time to listen, and it is evident that they truly care about their clients. They are very knowledgeable in their practice areas. I felt that I ...”

    - Paige B.
  • I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case.

    “I am forever thankful for the legal help Ms. Michelle and Mr. Burnham did for my case. They brought light to a pregnancy discrimination case that could have been rejected by another legal team. Both, ...”

    - S.V.
  • 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 incredible..my 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
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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.

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