Ryan S. Burke grew up in Jensen Beach, Martin County, Florida. He attended Florida State University earning a Bachelor’s degree in History and Social Sciences. After graduating Florida State University, Mr. Burke attended Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida.
While attending law school, Mr. Burke was an active member of the Moot Court Board competing in competitions in Florida, Delaware and Vienna, Austria. He also interned for a Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge and a U.S. District Court Magistrate.
Upon being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005, Mr. Burke was a litigator with a prominent St. Petersburg, Florida law firm focusing his practice on property insurance coverage disputes, sinkholes claims, hurricanes claims, and other catastrophic weather events, including water damage claims, mold claims, theft claims, and fire loss claims.
In 2013, Mr. Burke took a position with a national firm and represented large insurance companies in cases involving complex insurance coverage disputes, including surplus lines and excess lines coverage disputes. In addition, Mr. Burke represented insureds in cases involving insurance agency negligence, premises liability, construction defects, personal injury, negligence, products liability, motor vehicle accidents, and other claims.
In 2017, Mr. Burke co-founded Dicus & Burke, PLLC to focus his practice on representing individuals and business owners in claims brought against their insurance companies as well as claims against at-fault negligent parties. Mr. Burke primarily practices in the areas of first party insurance litigation and complex personal injury matters.
- B.S., Florida State University, 2002
- J.D., cum laude, Stetson University College of Law, 2005
- Florida Bar
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- The Saint Petersburg Bar Association