Anne M. Burke

Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Illinois

Anne M. Burke

Anne M. Burke

Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Illinois

Biography

Anne M. Burke was born on Feb. 3, 1944, in Chicago. She received her B.A. degree in education from DePaul University in 1976 and her J.D. degree from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1983. She was admitted to the Federal Court, Northern District of Illinois, in 1983, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in 1985, and certified for the Trial Bar, Federal District Court in 1987. In that same year, Governor James Thompson appointed her Judge to the Court of Claims and, in 1991, she was reappointed by Governor Jim Edgar. In April 1994, she was appointed special counsel to the Governor for Child Welfare Services. In August 1995, she was appointed to the Appellate Court, First District. In 1996, she was elected to the Appellate Court, First District, for a full term. She is married to Alderman Edward M. Burke, and they are the parents of five children, Jennifer (Jim Murphy), Edward (Jackie), the late Emmett, Sarah, and Travis, as well as five grandchildren.

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Birthday

02/03/1944

Age

76

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Alderman from Ward 14 at City of Chicago - Illinois

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Commissioner at County of Cook - Illinois

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Executive Director, Justice Advisory Council at County of Cook - Illinois

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Chief Financial Officer at County of Cook - Illinois

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Director of Adult Guardianship-Office of the Cook County Public Guardian at County of Cook - Illinois

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Director, Facilities Management at County of Cook - Illinois

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Director of Contract Compliance at County of Cook - Illinois

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Grant Coordinator, Justice Advisory Council at County of Cook - Illinois

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Reporter of Decisions at Supreme Court of Illinois

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Senior Communications Specialist at Supreme Court of Illinois

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Anne M. Burke
Chief Justice at Supreme Court of Illinois
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Alderman from Ward 14 at City of Chicago - Illinois

The City of Chicago covers an area of 60,000 hectares and sits 176 meters (578 feet) above sea level on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. At 190 km wide and 495 km long, its the 5th largest body of fresh water in the world. The city is traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers. Chicago's extensive parklands, including 3,000 hectares of city parks attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually. As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard work and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods. Chicago is recognized across the United States as a very passionate sports town. Chicago is a leader in reforming public schools, enhancing public safety and security initiatives, providing affordable housing in attractive and economically sound communities, ensuring accessibility for all and fostering, social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Education
J.D.
Class of 1983

Chicago-Kent College of Law, is a law school affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology. It is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois, and one of two law schools in the United States with a three-year legal writing program, the other being the University of Minnesota Law School.

B.A. Degree in Education
Class of 1976

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

Career History
Chief Justice
Current
Judge
1987 - Prior
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Anne M. Burke is affiliated with Supreme Court of Illinois, The Illinois Court of Claims

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