Monica (Gutowski) Burkoth focuses her practice on municipal liability, insurance defense and governmental tort liability. Her clients include municipalities, law enforcement officers and security personnel. Ms. Burkoth has successfully defended cases in both state and federal court, in which she has obtained jury verdicts, dismissals and summary judgment rulings in favor of her clients. Ms. Burkoth has considerable litigation experience, having tried 35 jury trials to verdict. She was recently part of the trial team that secured a defense verdict in a wrongful death case that stemmed from an officer-involved shooting.
While in law school, she was a Board Member of the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board, and also participated in several national mock trial competitions, taking first place in the Texas Young Lawyers Advocacy National Trial Competition.