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Mark J.
Burgmann

Associate

Mark J. Burgmann represents school districts and charter schools in special education matters. Mr. Burgmann knows and understands the world of special education like very few other lawyers.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Assistant
Alisa Wlodarczyk
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

Mark J. Burgmann represents school districts and charter schools in special education matters. Mr. Burgmann knows and understands the world of special education like very few other lawyers. Before attending law school, he was a Special Education and English teacher at South Philadelphia High School, gaining substantial experience in classroom teaching and special education administration.

Mr. Burgmann received his M.Ed. and PA Certifications in Special Education (K-12) and Secondary English (7-12) from Holy Family University in 2011, having had substantial in-classroom teaching experience. While attending Temple University Law School, he was a Teaching and Research Assistant in Education and Family Law. Mr. Burgmann also served as Director of Advocacy for the School Discipline Advocacy Service (SDAS) where he represented students at Philadelphia public and charter school disciplinary hearings.

Prior to joining the firm, he served for over six years in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, eventually serving as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and the Assistant Chief of the Gun Violence Task Force. There, Mr. Burgmann gained substantial jury and bench trial experience and handled numerous investigations from inception to successful conviction.

At Temple Law School, he served as Executive Editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and earned his Certificate in Trial Advocacy and Litigation. In college, Mr. Burgmann was an Academic All-American and Captain of the Cross Country and Track teams. He received his B.A. in English from Haverford College in 2009.

SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS:
  • “Law and Justice,” Law Panel Presentation at Haverford College Public Policy Forum, 2019.
  • “Sentencing: The Law Division Perspective, Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them,” Co-presenter at Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office CLE, November 2019 and February 2021.
PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Mr. Burgmann is an Eagle Scout and active alumnus of Roman Catholic High School. He lives with his family in Chestnut Hill. When not practicing law, he enjoys running, gardening, cooking, going on walks/hikes with his family, and stargazing.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Pennsylvania

EDUCATION:
  • Haverford College (B.A. 2009)
  • Holy Family University (M.Ed. with PA certifications in Special Education Special Education (K-12) and Secondary English (7-12) 2011)
  • Temple University School of Law (J.D. 2015)
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Trustee, Roman Catholic High School Alumni Association
HONORS AND AWARDS:
  • BillyPenn Magazine Who’s Next in Law 2016 Honoree
  • Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society Member, Temple Law School
  • Academic All American and Scholar Athlete, Haverford College Cross Country
  • Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Roman Catholic High School
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:

Special Assistant United States Attorney and Assistant Chief of the Gun Violence Task Force, Philadelphia District Attorney Office.

Mark J.
Burgmann

Associate

Mark J. Burgmann represents school districts and charter schools in special education matters. Mr. Burgmann knows and understands the world of special education like very few other lawyers.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Assistant
Alisa Wlodarczyk
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

Mark J. Burgmann represents school districts and charter schools in special education matters. Mr. Burgmann knows and understands the world of special education like very few other lawyers. Before attending law school, he was a Special Education and English teacher at South Philadelphia High School, gaining substantial experience in classroom teaching and special education administration.

Mr. Burgmann received his M.Ed. and PA Certifications in Special Education (K-12) and Secondary English (7-12) from Holy Family University in 2011, having had substantial in-classroom teaching experience. While attending Temple University Law School, he was a Teaching and Research Assistant in Education and Family Law. Mr. Burgmann also served as Director of Advocacy for the School Discipline Advocacy Service (SDAS) where he represented students at Philadelphia public and charter school disciplinary hearings.

Prior to joining the firm, he served for over six years in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, eventually serving as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and the Assistant Chief of the Gun Violence Task Force. There, Mr. Burgmann gained substantial jury and bench trial experience and handled numerous investigations from inception to successful conviction.

At Temple Law School, he served as Executive Editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and earned his Certificate in Trial Advocacy and Litigation. In college, Mr. Burgmann was an Academic All-American and Captain of the Cross Country and Track teams. He received his B.A. in English from Haverford College in 2009.

SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS:
  • “Law and Justice,” Law Panel Presentation at Haverford College Public Policy Forum, 2019.
  • “Sentencing: The Law Division Perspective, Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them,” Co-presenter at Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office CLE, November 2019 and February 2021.
PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Mr. Burgmann is an Eagle Scout and active alumnus of Roman Catholic High School. He lives with his family in Chestnut Hill. When not practicing law, he enjoys running, gardening, cooking, going on walks/hikes with his family, and stargazing.