Brian Burke (Wisconsin politician)

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Brian Burke
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 3rd district
In office
Preceded by John Norquist
Succeeded by Tim Carpenter
Personal details
Born (1958-04-19) April 19, 1958 (age 59)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Patricia Coorough
Residence Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Profession Now a Public Defender

Brian Burke (born April 19, 1958) is a Wisconsin politician and legislator.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Burke graduated from Washington High School (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) in 1975 and Marquette University in 1978.[1] In 1984, he was elected to the Milwaukee Common Council.[1] From 1988 until 2003, Burke served in the Wisconsin State Senate.[2]

Burke now works in the Milwaukee office of the Wisconsin State Public Defender as an assistant state public defender.[3] He received his law degree in 1981 from Georgetown University.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Burke, Brian B. 1958". 1958-04-19. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
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  3. ^ "Brian Burke". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Lawyer Search | State Bar of Wisconsin". Retrieved 2012-01-29.