Staff Spotlight: Tegan Couch
201711.07
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Staff Spotlight: Tegan Couch

We recently asked our staff members some questions so that you could get to know them a bit better. Meet Tegan Couch! Q: What is your job title at Burton McKinnish?  A: Social Security Paralegal Q: What does your job entail?  A: Assisting with the Social Security files, keeping clients apprised of the progress of their claims,…

201710.16
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Ben Burton Named as Federal Administrative Law Judge

Burton McKinnish, PLLC is pleased to announce that founding partner, Benjamin S. Burton, has been selected to serve as an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration. He will serve at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in St Louis, Missouri. Burton worked for the Social Security Administration prior to entering private…

A Little Green for Your Monday
201706.05
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A Little Green for Your Monday

This posting has nothing to do with legal issues or our firm.  Last week the news was filled with both sides of the political aisle discussing President Trump’s exit of the Paris Accord and climate change issues.  While educating yourself on the candidates you vote for and actual voting impacts policies regarding everything from same-sex…

Hiring a Progressive Firm
201705.22
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Hiring a Progressive Firm

When I began practice, I would spend long, grueling days trapped to my desktop computer pouring over research and drafting.  Fast forward to 2017 and the practice of law has joined the progress of cyber-land along with other professions.  Burton McKinnish strives to be on the cutting edge of not only legal research but technology…

What Your Attorney Being a Board Certified Trial Specialist Means
201703.27
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What Your Attorney Being a Board Certified Trial Specialist Means

Ethics rules in most states are strict when it comes to attorneys referring to themselves as a “specialist” or “specializing.”  What does it mean if your attorney is a board certified specialist.   In the age of social media and rampant attorney advertising, any attorney can bring in clients.  Often potential clients see a pop-up…