Linda Faith BurgosPartner
Linda F. Burgos lived in Lima, Peru for three and one half years as a child until she returned with her family to the United States to live in Illinois. She graduated in 1983 from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois with a B.A. degree in Political Science. In 1987, she graduated with a J.D. degree from the Washington College of Law at the American University in the District of Columbia. In 1989, Mrs. Burgos founded the law firm, Burgos & Burgos in Montgomery County, Maryland. As a partner at Burgos & Burgos, she focuses on personal injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, and criminal litigation. On behalf of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, Ms. Burgos organized, and participated in District Court Open Houses, and legal fairs in Maryland to educate the Spanish-speaking community in domestic, criminal, civil, landlord and tenant, and juvenile law. Mrs. Burgos taught at the University of Maryland University College from 2002 until 2012. Her bar admissions include Maryland (1987), District of Columbia (1988), United States District Court for the District of Maryland (1988), United States District Court for the District of Columbia (1990), and the United States Claims Court (1989). Ms. Burgos’ professional associations include the Maryland State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, and Maryland Hispanic Bar Association.
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1987
B.A., Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, 1983
Major: Political Science
United States Claims Court, 1989
District of Columbia, 1988
United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1988
Maryland Hispanic Bar Association
Member Since: 1993
Secretary (1996 – 1997); Member – Judicial Selection Committee (1994 – 1997); Board Member (1993 – 1997)
District of Columbia Bar Association
Member Since: 1988
Maryland State Bar Association
Member Since: 1987
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Lecturer, University of Maryland University College, 2002 - 2012
Elevator fall case settled for 3.8 Million Dollars.
Leg amputation case settled for policy limits, 1 Million Dollars.
James M. McCleary, McClean, Virginia
Burgos & Burgos was there for me and my family when I was injured in an automobile accident. They aggressively pursued the insurance company to make sure I received the settlement I deserved. They have earned my highest recommendation.
Idabelle Hovland, Prince Frederick, Maryland
Nelson and Linda Burgos are two of the most powerful advocates a client could have. I felt listed to and my needs were taken care of in a very professional and timely manner.
National Association of Women Judges Storybook Project in Jessup, Maryland Correctional Institute for Women
Volunteer, 2013- present
Open House of the Montgomery County District Court, 1996
Pro Bono Speaker
Legal and Social Service Fairs, 1994-1995
Personal Injury Speaker
Maryland House Commerce and Government Affairs Committee concerning House Bill 982 – English Language – Formal Recognition) Testimony, 1994
Judicial Task Force on Interpreters, Public Hearing, Testimony, 1994
Maryland Senate Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee concerning Senate Bill 467, English Language – Formal Recognition, Testimony, 1994
Married; mother of two children; coordinates the Coats for Kids program at the Covenant United Methodist Church to collect donations and deliver winter coats, hats and gloves to local elementary and middle school children who are in need of assistance.