Honored by SVC as the 2017 Philanthropist of the Year.
Mr. Burdette has practiced law since 1972. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (B.A., 1969), Columbia Law School, NY, NY (J.D., 1972) and University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (MBA, 1982). He has almost 40 years of experience in many fields including securities law, finance, investment banking, patent prosecution and litigation and contract law. In addition to his legal work, Mr. Burdette has a strong background in business, having translated his education in both law and business into a practice that included doing debt and equity reorganizations (turnarounds) of businesses that found themselves in difficult financial condition. Charity Services Centers, P.A. was founded by Mr. Burdette as a means of offering practical as well as legal assistance to charitable organizations so they can make the greatest possible contribution to the people who need their services in communities throughout the United States.