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Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney Jeremy M. Burnside

Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney Jeremy M. Burnside

Attorney Jeremy M. Burnside is an aggressive personal injury, brain injury, nursing abuse and neglect, and wrongful death lawyer who gets results.  Jeremy also carries with him an unwavering passion for his clients and prides himself on his ability to solve complicated issues.  Born and raised on the near West Side of Cleveland, Ohio, Jeremy maintains strong ties to Old Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Parma, Parma Heights and Brookpark.  In 2009, and after five intense years in the courtroom litigating tough personal injury cases in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Stark and Summit Counties,  Jeremy returned to Appalachia -- near the homes of his West Virginia and Kentucky forefathers  and settled down ion Portsmouth, Ohio.  Here, Jeremy was able to exercise his desire to to become a small town lawyer.  Armed with his big city experience, and small town compassion, he has built Burnside Law to be one of the best personal injury firms in the Ohio Valley.  

Jeremy has tried several important cases to juries, including cases that have ranged from serious personal injury to aggravated murder.  His passion for jury trials is exhibited in the mock courtroom located predominately in his law office.

Jeremy enjoys rowing, writing and running.  He is married to local real estate broker, Maddie Burnside, and together they have two beautiful daughters.  Jeremy is a proud parishioner of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where he serves on the finance committee and frequent lector during Mass.

Jeremy is also the author of Look to Your Left: A True Story of Law School Survival in the Face of Impossibility, Murder, and an Appalachian Apocalypse.  After entering the market to stellar reviews and compared with Scott Turow's One L and John Osborn's Paper Chase, is available for purchase at to which any profits will benefit the Appalachian School Law Sutin Blackwell Dales Memorial Scholarship fund.


Ohio Brain Injury Lawyer Jeremy M. Burnside was born and raised on the near West Side of Cleveland, Ohio.  He graduated from the University of Charleston (WV) in 2000 where he served as student body president, captain of the rowing team and editor of the school’s yearbook.  He won the 1998 US Army ROTC National Sojourner’s Award, Tau Kappa Epsilon International Man of the Year (“Top Teke” - national award) honor and was named All American Scholar.  Despite his personal success, he is most proud of his organizations' success.  While captain, his crew team was one of the best in school history.  While SGA president, the student government won the school's organization of the year.  While TKE president, the fraternity won several awards, including a national community service award.

Mr. Burnside graduated law school from the Appalachian School of Law in 2004 where he was named to the Dean’s List and where he won the Virginia Trial Lawyer’s 2004 Trial Advocacy Award.   In honor of the victims of the Appalachian School of Law murders of 2002, Mr. Burnside founded the ASL Memorial 5k race, which has benefited first year law students for over ten years.


  • Ohio Association for Justice - Board Member
  • Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence - Advisory Board 
  • Community Partners of Shawnee Mental Health Center  - Board Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Scioto County Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church

Licensed to Practice

  • The State of Ohio
  • The Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • The United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • The United States District Court - Northern Division
  • The United States District Court - Southern Division
  • United States Bankruptcy Court


Law Offices of Jeremy Burnside has offices in Scioto County, OH and Lawrence County, OH. We serve clients throughout Ohio and Kentucky in the following areas:

Ohio Cities: Portsmouth, Lucasville, Ironton, Wheelersburg, Piketon, Gallipolis, South Point, Chillicothe, Cleveland, Columbus and Elyria.

Kentucky Counties: Lewis County, Boyd County, Pike County, Greenup County, Fleming County, Martin County and Carter County.

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1118 Hutchins St., Suite A, Portsmouth, OH 45662
| Phone: (888) 823-5429
106 North 3rd St, Ironton, OH 45638
| Phone: (740) 370-6177

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