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Kathleen Marie Burke

Title/s:  Circuit Court Judge of Cook County

Specialty Area: Advocacy (Trial Advocacy), Health Law

Email: Kburke1@luc.edu


Kathleen Marie Burke is a Circuit Court Judge of Cook County.  Currently, she is assigned to the Child Protection Division.  Prior to joining the bench Judge Burke was an assistant state's attorney for Cook County in the Medical Litigation Section.  In this position she was responsible for defending the County of Cook in medical malpractice cases filed against Cook County Hospital, now known as Stroger Hospital, Oak Forest Hospital and Cermak Health Services. 


BA magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame
JD, University of Notre Dame
LLM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2000

Program Areas

Health Care Litigation and Medical Malpractice