Burnett Law
Helping Chicago students obtain the educational foundation they need and deserve.
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About

Client-focused. Knowlegable. Affordable.

 
 
 
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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. 

 

Education

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW, Chicago, IL

  • J.D., 2015

  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • ILLINOIS

 
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FAMILY-Focused

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.