Maura Burke

Maura is originally from Park Ridge, Illinois. She graduated summa cum laude from Boston College in 2020 with degrees in English and History, and a minor in Faith, Peace & Justice. She then spent a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corp in San Francisco as a tenant’s right to counsel paralegal at the Eviction Defense Collaborative. Maura currently serves as President of the Public Interest Law Forum, Director of Service of the Women’s Legal Forum, and Co-President of the National Lawyers Guild. During her 1L summer, Maura was a law clerk at the Illinois Prison Project. In her free time, Maura enjoys reading, yoga, and spending time with friends.