Michelle C Burke

Michelle C Burke

Boca Raton, Florida
Michelle C Burke is an attorney with the law firm of Schoeppl Law, P.A. and practices primarily in the areas of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis in family law and appellate practice.  In the family law arena, Ms. Burke’s focus is on facilitating the resolution of family issues  to help minimize the negative effect of such issues on clients and their children, and to assist clients with a multitude of  life transitions that often transpire. Ms. Burke is a Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator,  has Family Collaborate Law training, and is a certified coach.  Prior to joining Schoeppl Law, P.A. in 1999, Ms. Burke worked with preeminent lawyers in boutique firms in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boca Raton, Florida thereby obtaining experience in handling commercial, employment and family law matters. During law school, Ms. Burke served as a Judicial Intern to Senior District Judge James C. Paine, United States District court for the Southern District of Florida, was a contributing author in Flynn, Private Medical Insurance and the Collateral Source Rule: A good Bet?, 22 U.Tol. L. Rev. 39 (1990), and M. Flynn, Secured Transactions in Florida, 8 (1990). Ms. Burke was also a member of Phi Delta Phi and the Dean's List, received the Leo Goodwin merit Scholarship, and was awarded a Goodwin Research Fellowship. Ms. Burke is admitted to practice law in Florida, and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Securities, Arbitration and Regualtory Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


  • Nova University Center for the Study of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Leo Goodwin Merit Scholarship
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1984
    • Major: Finance

Published Works

  • Contributing Author, Flynn, "Private Medical Insurance and the Collateral Source Rule: A Good Bet", 22 U. Tol. L. Rev. 39, 1990
  • Contributing Author, M. Flynn, "Secured Transactions in Florida", 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Senior District Judge James C. Paine, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Judicial Intern, 1989