Attorney Profile

Elizabeth A. Burick
Stark County Probate & Personal Injury Attorneyteam photo

Elizabeth is a lifelong resident of Stark County, Ohio. She is a graduate of The University of Akron with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. Attorney Burick graduated from The University of Akron, School of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree and was admitted to the State of Ohio Bar in 1984 and began her law career in Stark County, Ohio.

Attorney Burick opened her private law office in 1994, which is located at 1428 Market Avenue, N., Canton, Ohio. Attorney Burick primarily represents people having been involved in automobile accidents, slip and fall incidents, dog bites and motorcycle accidents. She also handles medical malpractice cases and wrongful death claims. Her other area of expertise is probate law. Probate law involves cases regarding wills, estates, guardianship’s and trust matters. In addition, Attorney Burick is a trial litigator appearing in Stark County Common Pleas Court, Canton Municipal Court, Alliance Municipal Court and Stark County Probate Court.
She has served as the past president of the Stark County Bar Association, past president of the Stark County Academy of Trial Lawyers and is a past trustee of the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers. She is currently a member of the Ohio Bar Association.

Attorney Burick has served in the following civic organizations: Statewide Coordinator and local Chairperson for The Peoples Law School, past member of the Canton Chamber of Commerce, City Club and Canton Women’s Club. Also, she was appointed to serve on the 911 Committee and Domestic Violence Council by the Canton Municipal Court. She has been a Precinct Committee person for the past 30 years and was previously elected to serve as a Lake Township Trustee.

Elizabeth has been married to Thomas Burick for 24 years and they have raised two sons.

Diane M. Willaman

Legal Administrative Assistant

Diane has a vast secretarial employment history having worked in various law environments in large firms, private practice offices and 14 years judicial experience with the Stark County Court of Common Pleas and the State of Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals. She also has 13+ years medical transcription experience.
Born and raised in North Canton, Ohio, along with family in Naples, Florida, Diane is a graduate of Hoover High School and the University of Akron with an Associate Degree. Her hobbies include antiquing with her husband, planning family events and most recently enjoying a grandson and granddaughter.

Gladys J. Owens

Administrative Assistant

Gladys has recently returned as the Administrative Assistant to Elizabeth Burick. Having been employed a few years ago, she returned to assist in the capacity of telephone reception, personal injury medical records specialist, scheduler and overall office duties assistant. With a background as a Southern Bell, wedding coordinator, expert cake decorator and mother of two young adults, she is especially personable, detail oriented and willing to provide cakes for any celebration!
Gladys was born and raised in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Attended the University of Arkansas and studied music as a voice major. She traveled extensively with her husband and as an underwriter in the mortgage industry. Her personal time is consumed by planning and attending her numerous bride’s wedding events and she enjoys relaxing in her minimal spare time.
Sam and Bean

Official Greeters
Both “Sam” the cat and “Bean” the cat were adopted from a rescue group. Upon his arrival, Sam made himself right at home as the official greeter. Bean quickly followed in his footsteps. Sam and Bean begin laying in the lobby at 9:00 a.m. and continue their duties until the last client has left the office building. They take their job very seriously and are there to comfort people, entertain and escort them to the correct conference room. They are both very vocal and more than willing to share their opinions when asked a question. They appreciative a pat on the head or a