Dorinda P. Burton

4705 Columbus Street, Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6749
DirectLine: (757) 552-6089
dburton@pbp-attorneys.com

Ms. Burton is a Shareholder and civil trial attorney with experience in Virginia’s state and federal courts. After handling a wide variety of general litigation matters, she now concentrates her practice in the areas of medical malpractice litigation and health care issues, to include advocating on behalf of clients in matters before the ECFMG and Virginia Boards of Medicine and Nursing. She has been selected as a Super Lawyer in Health Care Law by Virginia Super Lawyers. Ms. Burton was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2003 and the North Carolina Bar in 2015. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.  Ms. Burton has an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Focus

Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • ACLU of Virginia (Legal Panel)
  • Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia (Board of Directors)
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Alumni Ambassador for New England Law

Seminars

  • Getting in Front of LGBT Issues in Healthcare - April 2019
  • Cross Claims and Contribution - February 2018
  • Risk Management:  Positive Impact on Patient Care, Reputation, and the Bottom Line -- November 2017
  • Treatment of Patients with Mental and Behavior Concerns - May 2017
  • Physician Extenders: Liability and Regulatory Issues - April 9, 2014
  • So . . . You've Been Named in a Lawsuit - September 25, 2013

Articles

What to Do if You Get a Board of Medicine Complaint, Virginia Medical Law Report, November 2012

Education

  • Florida State University (Dual B.S. 1999)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (Study Abroad Program Summer 2001)
  • New England School of Law (J.D. cum laude 2003)


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