Fighting Like a Girl  AND WINNING LIKE ONE

Ladies of Law

Meet Founding Attorneys Deborah Potter & Suzanne Burnett

Some say a women's place is in the kitchen, but we prefer the courtroom.

At Potter Burnett Law, we believe aggressive litigation, personalized representation, and the ability to craft innovative and effective legal strategies are the epitome of girl power. This is why founding attorneys Deborah Potter and Suzanne Burnett aren’t afraid to fight hard for their clients—no matter what it takes. Together with their team of incredibly talented and dedicated legal advocates, Suzanne and Debbie work hard to consistently deliver impeccable service and results.

Attorneys Suzanne Burnett and Debbie Potter focus primarily on personal injury matters, especially claims involving car crashes, premises liability, medical malpractice, and nursing home abuse and neglect cases. If you or a loved one has been wrongfully injured, our team is here to help. We refuse to stand idly by when injustice is taking place.

To work with an award-winning legal team with a track record of success, contact Potter Burnett Law today! We offer free, confidential, and no-obligation case evaluations to all potential clients.

MEET the ladies

Experienced Attorneys You Can Count On

2022 Maryland Bar Foundation Award for Legal Excellence

Debbie Potter was the recipient of the 2022 Maryland Bar Foundation Award for Legal Excellence in the Advancement of Professional Competence. All the Potter Burnett attorneys were on hand to celebrate her achievement.

“Each year, the Maryland Bar Foundation presents the Legal Excellence Awards to honor members of the legal community. These members embody the spirit of the Foundation’s mission: honor, integrity, justice, and knowledge." - Maryland Bar Foundation

Our Philosophy

Gender doesn’t define our legal team—our experience does, along with how we treat our valued clients. When you call Potter Burnett Law, you speak directly to an attorney from the get-go. We will be there for you from day one, listening to your needs and building effective legal strategies to help you get back on your feet. Every client is treated like a part of our family, meaning we will not stop advocating for you until we have achieved the resolution you deserve.

We believe in:

  • An aggressive and compassionate approach to all cases. While we are not afraid of taking on any opponent in the courtroom, our clients are always treated with nothing but the respect and empathy they deserve.
  • Tailoring our representation to each individual client. We understand that each case is as unique as the person behind it, and we want to ensure each client is obtaining the resolution that works best for them.
  • Providing top-notch customer service, in addition to effective legal representation. Everyone who steps into our firm is treated fairly, and we always remain actively involved with each client throughout the duration of their case. We will never keep you in the dark about the details of your claim.

An Effective Problem-Solving Approach

A sudden accident can turn your whole world upside down. We understand that our clients come to us because they have been swept into a situation that they did not ask for or anticipate. We are here to take the pressure off and let you focus on healing. Our attorneys are compassionate, caring guides who will listen to you and support you at every step of your case — and when it’s time to take action, we get things done!

You did not want to get into this situation in the first place, and we are prepared to help you get out of it. For aggressive and effective representation, reach out to Potter Burnett Law today!

Call (301) 804-6784 or contact us online for your free consultation. We look forward to fighting for you! We are proud to help individuals from all walks of life move past a serious accident.

Standing by Their Clients

Recent Reviews from Former Clients
    Suzanne is awesome and super personable!

    “The entire team I worked with was amazing. Everyone was welcoming and made sure I was clear on what was going on step by step. Suzanne is awesome and super personable.”

    - Tracy McLean
    I was always informed of where we were with the process

    “Just wanted to take a moment and share with everyone how happy I was with my experience with Debbie Potter and her cracker jack team. I was always informed of where we were with the process and ...”

    - Bob Dyer
    Awesome lady!

    “The Potter Burnett Law firm are a set of professional and thorough group of individuals who will represent and defend you to the max. Deborah Potter has represented me for years, and has never let me ...”

    - Niyi Gbadamosi
    Dedicated, loyal and will fight for you!

    “If you desire an attorney that is dedicated, loyal and will fight for you, then Deborah Potter at Potter Burnett Law is the firm you need in your corner.”

    - Michell Jackson
    She is definitely the attorney you want on your side!

    “I would recommend this law firm to any and everyone. Suzanne Burnett is the best attorney ever. She really looks out for her clients.”

    - Paulette Barrett
    Attentive, professional, kind and comforting!

    “I acquired the services of Potter Burnett Law in June 2019 due to an unfortunate accident. I found the firm on ‘Super Lawyers’ website; this firm is one of those best kept secrets, I want to share ...”

    - M Thomas
    Debbie Potter was an incredible resource!

    “My experience with Potter Burnett Law was remarkable. Debbie Potter was an incredible resource, ally, and friend through the entire process. She’s the lion you want in your corner and she is ...”

    - Jessica Protasio
    Compassionate attorneys

    “I’ve worked with Debbie Potter a few years ago and recently with Potter Burnett, and it has been a pleasure to work with such compassionate attorneys during such a difficult time. They communicated ...”

    - Ingrid Wade
    Debbie and her team treated us like family.

    “Debbie and her team treated us like family. They were extremely communicative, helpful and empathetic to our situation. I hope to not need them again but certainly will if needed!”

    - Russell Outtrim
    Kept us in the know the entire time.

    “Suzanne and her team were simply amazing. From start to finish they were all professional, friendly and knowledgeable. I appreciate how they kept us in the know the entire time. I would recommend them ...”

    - Marrissa Robinson

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