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Kathryn Jakuback Burke

Kathryn Jakuback Burke

  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI
  • Louisiana
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Richard Sprinkle
Reviewed by Richard Sprinkle December 17, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Kat gets a 10 because of her dedication and hard work. I'm confident that she can handle most any criminal defense situation.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague
  • Classmate at Law School
  • Friend

Kathryn and I worked together in the past and still have at least one case together. We also attended law school together, had classes together and we shared an office building at one time.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

Kathryn and I have teamed up to represent the same clients at various times in the past. We also bounce ideas off of each other on other cases as well.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
I have worked with Kathryn on various matters since 2018. We both maintained offices in the same building for over a year.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Kat is as dedicated an advocate as they come. I've seen her working after hours, weekends, and early mornings to help her clients.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

While no one knows it all, Kathryn has a great understanding of criminal law and procedure. I have turned to her with questions in the past and she has always been quite helpful.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Kathryn has an excellent understanding of the black letter law as well as the spirit of the law, which gives her a solid foundation from which to analyze issues and apply the law to the facts in her cases.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Kathryn is an excellent communicator. I have consulted her with questions while writing various pleadings and she has a gift for clarity.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Kathryn's dedication to professionalism and ethical practice is evident in all aspects of her work. From what I have witnessed, her client's always know what is going on. She also communicates with opposing counsel and the courts in a very professional manner, even in adversarial situations.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Criminal defense.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
Q. Please provide any additional comments about this lawyer
If I were to need a criminal defense lawyer, I would feel confident with Kathryn's representation.
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends