Michael J. Burke

Michael J. Burke practiced law for twenty-five years in Howell, Michigan where he was raised with his nine brothers and sisters. Michael and his wife purchased the family home and it was there that they raised their two daughters. He was actively involved in the community, enjoyed a successful law practice and was a devoted father. Never Enough: One Lawyer's True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away, is the shocking, true story of Michael J. Burke, who went from being a successful lawyer, loving father and husband, and respected member of his community to a closet alcoholic and gambling addict to the tune of $1,600,000, using clients' trust funds. On June 18, 2001, he was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of 1.6 million dollars. Follow Michael Burke as he descends into his addictions, then must confess all to his family and clients. Read about his arraignment, and the actual transcripts from his sentencing. Burke shares stories of his prison life, and then the painful narrative of how his lies and deceit affected his family.