Div. 13: Theresa Counts Burke

division 13Judge Theresa Counts Burke
Civil Courts Building, Division 13, 7th floor NW
Court reporter:
 314-622-3485
Courtroom clerk: 314-622-4322
Bailiff: 314-622-3128

Judge Burke was appointed associate circuit judge in 2008. She was a
ppointed circuit judge in 2017.

Judge Burke worked in private practice for 20 years. She has also served as a provisional judge for the Municipal Court of the City of St. Louis City from 2001 to 2008 and was an adjunct professor for Fontbonne University's OPTIONS program from 2007 to 2012.

She earned a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a juris doctor from the St. Louis University School of Law. She was born in Granite City, Illinois.
Membership/Associations:
  • Missouri Bar
  • Combatting Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Commission (Co-Chair)
  • Advisory Committee on Citizenship Education, Missouri Bar
  • Circuit Judges Association
  • Women Lawyers Association
  • St. Louis Lawyers Association
  • Mound City Bar