Burdette & Rice was founded by attorney Elliott E. Burdette in Dallas in 1984. A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and Southern Methodist University, Elliott studied business and probate law and then proceeded to work at Dallas-area firms before starting his own practice.
Edward L. Rice received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Texas A&M in 1982, then spent two years under the tutelage of his father, an MBA, in the family’s small business. He went on to law school at the University of Houston and upon graduation accepted an invitation to serve as a briefing attorney for the Chief Justice at the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston.
Mark R. Caldwell is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, which he attended on full academic scholarship. Mark earned his law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2005.