Edward O. Burke is a judge in the Maricopa County Superior Court, where he currently serves in the Complex Civil Litigation division. He has been Presiding Judge for the Civil Department, and has served in Family Court and Criminal Court.
Before being appointed to the bench in 1999, Judge Burke was an attorney, with a civil litigation practice emphasizing business, construction and real estate litigation. He was Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Syracuse, N.Y., from 1967-69.
He received the 2011 Distinguished Service Award from the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, the 2010 Judicial Integrity Award from the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, and the 2009 Judge of the Year award from the American Association of Trial Advocacy, Phoenix Chapter.
B.A., Binghamton University
J.D., Syracuse University
M.B.A., Arizona State University