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  Founding Partner  

Donald I. Burnes

Fighting for his clients every step of the way.

Donald I. Burnes is Co-Founder of the Law Offices of Burnes Libman, which has gained national prominence and local acclaim for jury verdicts and multi-million dollar settlements for over three decades. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Don earned his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1980. Since that time, he has made it his mission to fight for justice and fair compensation for his clients.

Don specializes in a multitude of services including transportation litigation, personal injury, and worker's compensation. He has an extensive resume of winning multi-million dollar cases. 

Don believes that the center of a successful case is first building a strong attorney-client relationship. He understands the difficulty of representing people during the hardest times in their lives, and it's his honor to be entrusted to represent quality people and tell their stories.

Donald I. Burnes - Burnes Libman Law Group - Founder & Partner


  • Member of APITLAmerica

  • Multiple cases published in the Chicago Lawyer Magazine “Top 100 Settlements and Verdicts in Illinois"

  • Member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association

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