Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

Dericka Burke is an Associate at Butler and works in our Tampa office, where she practices in First-Party Property Coverage and Extra-Contractual cases.

Dericka received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of South Florida. She then graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2017. While in law school, Dericka served as an associate editor on the Practical and Clinical Journal of Law and represented the school at the Case Classic National Mock Trial Competition in Cleveland, Ohio. Dericka also served as Treasurer of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.

Prior to joining Butler, Dericka served as a legal intern for the Honorable Charlene Honeywell in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida where she performed legal research and prepared bench memorandums for an array of legal disputes. Dericka also gained valuable experience representing insurance companies in hurricane, product liability, and subrogation disputes throughout the southern cone of Florida.


  • Florida


  • Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
    Juris Doctor
  • University of South Florida
    Bachelor of Arts


  • The George Edgecomb Bar Assocation (GEBA)

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