Charles C. Burks

Charles C. Burks, Jr.

Mr. Burks is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Personal injury
  • Tort litigation
  • Workers compensation
  • Criminal defense
  • Insurance defense
  • Mediation
  • Administrative law


  • Tennessee, 1974


  • University of Tennessee, B.S., 1970
  • Memphis State School of Law, J.D., 1973
  • The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 1973


  • Certified Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31

Associations and memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1987)
  • Board of Directors for Knoxville Legal Aid Society (1986)

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to Mid-South Super Lawyers2009 - 2013
  • Tennessee Business Magazine's Top 150 Best Lawyers (2008)
  • CityView Magazine Top Attorneys 2015


  • A Man of High Integrity

    I have known Mr. Burks for over 40 years and he has provided numerous legal services to me over that time. I can attest to the fact that he is a man of highest integrity and professionalism. He is very personable and works tirelessly and tenaciously on behalf of his clients. He is highly regarded...
  • Strong Work Ethic

    Mr. Burks is a great attorney who works tirelessly for his clients. I spent many years working for him and I can attest to his work ethic and his ability as an attorney. You cannot go wrong with hiring Mr Burks. I no longer work for him, but feel compelled to share my knowledge of him as an attor...
  • Attentive, Caring, and Brilliant!

    Mr. Burks is brilliant! His representation is top notch! He was very attentive and caring to my case! Mr. Burks saved my life! He is the best attorney in all of Tennessee! Thank you so much, Mr. Burks!

Burks & Ogle Is Here for You

At Burks & Ogle, we focus on Criminal Defense, Child Custody, and Civil Litigation, and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.

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