attorney + Founder
Calli Leigh Burnett
Calli opened Burnett Law, LLC because she is passionate about helping students obtain the educational services they need and deserve. As a former teacher, Calli knows how important a quality education is and how difficult it can be to get for your student. As an attorney, Calli has helped many families and students hold schools accountable for providing the services students need. Calli has also served families by representing victims of domesitc violence in getting divorces and assisting families in obtaining stability through guardianships for minor children.
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW, Chicago, IL
M.A., Cultural & Educational Policy Studies, 2018 expected
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Columbia, SC
B.A., International Studies, 2010
Activities & Affiliations
Justice Entreprenuers Program (JEP), Member
Women's Bar Association Illinois, Member
Chicago Bar Association, Member
Park Community Church, Member
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), Member
Calli has lived in Chicago for the last six years. She lives in Noble Square with her husband Nathan and their beagle Nana. Calli is an active member of Park Community Church. Calli was previously elected and served as a community member for the Local School Council of her CPS neighborhood elementary school. Calli volunteers at a variety of organizations across the city that support families and students. Calli is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina.