Timothy M. Burke

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Timothy M. Burke is a Founding Partner of Fraternal Law Partners. His practice is primarily devoted to representing governmental entities, representing clients in front of governmental decision-making bodies, or litigation for or against governmental entities. Burke is also well-versed in assisting fraternities, sororities and their related non-profit organizations with issues related to corporate governance, tax, risk management and anti-hazing policy. He is often asked to speak on topics including municipal law, land use and zoning, eminent domain, civil rights and elections law. He has also served as Special Counsel to the Attorney General of Ohio. He is a frequent contributor to the Fraternal Law Newsletter, a quarterly publication dedicated to the legal issues relevant to Greek life organizations.

Burke’s accolades include the AV® Preeminent™ rating in Martindale-Hubbell, listing as an Ohio Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine, and recognition among the Best Lawyers in America®. He is also extremely active in the Greater Cincinnati community, serving on the Ohio Board of Regents since 2008, the Hamilton County Board of Elections since 1993, and as the Chair of the Hamilton County Democratic Party since 1993.

Burke earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati (1977) and a B.A. from Xavier University (1970). He is a member of the Cincinnati and American Bar Associations, and the Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association.

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