Charles E. Buri

Charles E. Buri

Aggressive, Efficient & Effective Legal Representation from an Experienced Phoenix Attorney

Firm Overview

Mr. Buri has extensive experience and expertise servicing clients and he offers clients the same resources as many large firms without sacrificing the personalized focus and attention that comes with a small firm. Mr. Buri, who has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability, is included in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is also included in Who's Who in America, Southwest Super Lawyers, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Arizona, Litigation Counsel of America and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is certified as a specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation by the State Bar or Arizona, and he is certified as a civil trial advocate and civil pretrial practice advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

In addition to injury and wrongful death litigation, Mr. Buri handles medical malpractice, product liability and commercial litigation. He has obtained recoveries for clients in excess of $1,500,000. He also represents professionals before state licensing boards and other administrative bodies, and he has been involved in a number of high-profile cases. Another area of interest for Mr. Buri is legalized gambling. He has represented businesses and individuals working in the gaming industry and players who have been denied their winnings. In a case that received local and national attention, he secured a $330,000 jackpot for a player after the casino refused to pay, claiming its slot machine malfunctioned. Mr. Buri finds that most of his new clients come through referrals from other clients and referrals from other attorneys. He takes immense pride in that fact because those referrals are a reflection of the quality of representation, personal service and, most importantly, the results for which he has become known.

Main Office

Main Office
4742 North 24th Street, Suite A-150
Phoenix AZ 85016-9139


(602) 977-2874

Wrongful Death

Phoenix Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Lawyer Here to Help

Phoenix firm helping victims recover for their losses
Injury and wrongful death attorney Charles E. Buri has more than 35 years of experience successfully helping injured clients recover just compensation for losses resulting from auto accidents, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, pharmacy malpractice, unsafe products, dangerous drugs, slips and falls, and assaults.

Seeking just compensation for injuries
Personal injury claims are brought by victims who suffer physical or psychological injury due to another person's negligence. We employ a practical, professional approach to ensure that our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries, including damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. We use our extensive civil litigation experience, our knowledge about insurance company tactics, and our skills at settlement negotiation to obtain the best possible recovery for our clients.

Personalized legal guidance
At Charles E. Buri Attorney at Law in Phoenix, the client's interests are our priority. We provide personalized legal guidance at every step of your case, updating you on progress and fully informing you about the legal strategy and recovery options available.

We consult with knowledgeable and respected experts to assist with case preparation. With the assistance of physicians, trauma doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors, forensics engineers, and accident reconstructionists, we can negotiate the best possible settlements and, if the case goes to trial, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony.

Knowledgeable Phoenix Wrongful Death Attorney
At Charles E. Buri Attorney at Law, we also have a thorough understanding of Arizona wrongful death law. We have been providing assistance to families with wrongful death lawsuits for more than 35 years.

Our law firm represents families in lawsuits involving:
-Auto accidents -Slip and falls
-Truck accidents -Traumatic brain injuries
-Defective products -Workplace accidents
-Lack of proper security -Motorcycle accidents
-Medical malpractice -Assault
-Birth injuries -Murder

Our services
We know the profound impact the loss of your loved one has had on your life, which is why we devote substantial resources to every wrongful death case we take. We employ private investigators and work with expert witnesses to ensure every case receives the attention and resources it deserves. We carefully collect and preserve evidence from accident scenes, and we seek out any witnesses to obtain their testimonies. We explore all options when building your case to make certain you receive the maximum compensation possible under Arizona law.

Charles Buri

Charles E. Buri

Practice areas
-Personal injury law
-Medical malpractice
-Commercial litigation
-Administrative law
-Product defects
-Gaming law
-Lottery law

-Arizona, 1974
-U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1974
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1977
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2011

-University of Arizona, J.D.

-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics

Associations & memberships
-Maricopa County Bar Association
-American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section)
-State Bar of Arizona (Member: Civil Jury Instructions Committee, 1995-1998; Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, 2009)
-American Association for Justice
-Arizona Association for Justice
-American Trial Lawyers Association
-Litigation Counsel of America
-Arizona's Finest Lawyers

Biographical details
Phi Delta Phi. Listed in: Who's Who in Arizona, 1989; Who's Who is America, 2000; Southwest Super Lawyers, 2008; Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2011; American Trial Lawyer's Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Arizona, 2011; Litigation Counsel of Arizona, 2011. Assistant Attorney General, 1974-1983. Executive Director, Arizona State Lottery, 1983-1987. Member: Friedl, Richter & Buri, P.A., 1987-2008; Charles E. Buri, P.L.C., 2008. City of Phoenix Community Services Commission, 1983-1985; Rotary, 1993-1998; Luke's Men, 1993-1998. Judge Pro Tempore, Maricopa County, Arizona Superior Court, 2003


University of Arizona
Juris Doctorate ,