Michael D. Burt

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Michael D. Burt



Michael Burt is a Partner at Hall Booth Smith’s West Palm Beach Office. Michael is Board Certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar and has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation in the state of Florida, with emphasis on medical malpractice defense on behalf of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers.

He is admitted to practice to the Supreme Court of Florida, the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Military Appeals and the United States Air Force Court of Military Review. He received his Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University in 1982 and his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University in 1985. Michael is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™ by the Martindale-Hubbell’s attorney rating service.



State Courts:

  • Florida, 1985
    • Supreme Court

Article I Courts:

  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University
  • B.A., The Ohio State University


In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Adds Burt and Munoz as Partners, and Heffling as Of Counsel in Growing N. Palm Beach Office

Feb. 27, 2020 — North Palm Beach, FL — Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce that it has hired Michael D. Burt and Lisa M. Munoz as Partners, and John D. Heffling as Of Counsel in its North Palm Beach, Florida office. All three attorneys come to HBS from the former Sonneborn Rutter