Donald V. Burch

Senior Counsel Emeritus


  • Licensed to Practice in the State of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1966

J.D., University of Alabama, 1969

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

The Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Claims Association

Southern Association of Workers' Compensation Administrators

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Rated

Special Administrative Judge, Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission

Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, Partner, Former Head of Workers’ Compensation Practice Section

Best Lawyers in America®, Workers' Compensation since 1995

Conducted in-house seminars for major insurance companies

Speaker for numerous workers’ compensation related seminars