The Utah Minority Bar Association (UMBA) has named Richard D. Burbidge “2017 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year.”

The award is given annually to a member of the Utah State Bar who has demonstrated achievement or dedication to objectives consistent with the mission and purpose of UMBA.

The UMBA Board praised Burbidge and expressed appreciation for:

Managing Partner at Burbidge | Mitchell in Salt Lake City, Burbidge is known as a first tier trial lawyer with more than 40 years of trial experience in both Utah and California.  His experience includes major jury trials in the areas of complex commercial litigation and catastrophic injury.