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Kathryn Jakuback Burke

  • Senior Partner
Kathryn Jakuback Burke Selected by Super Lawyers 2023
Kathryn Jakuback Burke Super Lawyers Rising Star


Kathryn graduated from LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center. During law school she was an active participant in Moot Court and Trial Advocacy. In her third year of law school, Kathryn was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and her team took home second place in a national criminal advocacy competition. As a result of her performance in competition and advocacy programs, she was nominated for membership in the Wex Malone American Inn of Court. 

During this time, Kathryn was also working as an investigator at the East Baton Rouge Public Defender's Office. After she was sworn in, she worked as an attorney for the Public Defender for eight months. Kathryn combines an incredibly deep knowledge of immigration laws with a tenacity to understand our clients' needs.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Post-Conviction
  • Direct Appeal


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Participant, Moot Court
    • Honors: Participant, Trial Advocacy
    • Honors: Member, Trial Advocacy Board
    • Honors: 2nd Place, National Criminal Advocacy Competition
    • Honors: Member, Wex Malone American Inn of Court
  • Spring Hill College
    • B.S.
    • Major: Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2017

Professional Associations

  • LACDL, 2018 to Present
  • NACDL, 2019 to Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2017 to Present
  • Wex S. Malone, American Inn of Court, 2016 to Present