Burnett Law
Helping Chicago students obtain the educational foundation they need and deserve.
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Student-focused. Knowlegable.  Affordable.

How we can help you and your student

Learning should be a positive, evolving process. We know a one-size-fits-all approach to education does not work. Let us get to know your family and your student's unique needs as we work with you and the school. We want your student to get the quality education they deserve so they can love school now and succeed in the future.


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We know finding the right attorney is a big choice. That’s why we offer in-person consultations to walk through your needs, your goals, and your budget to help you arrive at the best option for you. If you decide to hire Burnett Law, LLC the consultation fee is waived.  

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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. 




  • J.D., 2015
  • M.A., Cultural & Educational Policy Studies, 2018 expected


  • 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

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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.