Jessica Burke

Jessica Burke

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Founder & Attorney


Attorney Jessica Burke founded Burke Law in 2011. Attorney Burke has successfully defended major felonies (including murder, child sexual assault, and rape). She also has a strong reputation for effective DUI defense throughout Vermont.​ Attorney Burke is the current Vice Chair of the Vermont Judicial Nominating Board. Attorney Burke holds one of eight Serious Felony Unit contracts through the Office of the Vermont Defender General. These contracts are reserved for Vermont’s most serious criminal offenses. 


  • Boston College
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Massachusetts
  • State Bar of New Hampshire
  • State Bar of Vermont
  • State Bar of Virginia


  • Sex crimes
  • DUIs & OUIs
  • Drug Charges
    • Possession
    • Distribution
  • Violent Crime

Why Burke Law?

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Experienced, Connected, and Results-Driven

Our team has decades of combined experience working within the local courts in Vermont. Our relationships with prosecutors and judges help us to make sure our clients get the best outcomes possible.

Energetic, Eager to Advocate, and Passionate About Justice

We are professionals with the experience and energy to fight for what we believe in and advocate for our clients, even if it means taking a case to trial. We’re passionate about helping our clients move forward with their lives.

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