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Hon. Christopher J. Burke

Hon. Christopher J. Burke

United States District Court, District of Delaware
Magistrate Judge
Wilmington, DE, USA


Judge Christopher J. Burke has served as a United States Magistrate Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware since August 2011.  

Prior to joining the bench, from 2005 to 2011, Judge Burke was an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware and specialized in prosecution of fraud- and identity theft-related crimes. From 2001 to 2005, he was an associate at the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP.  Prior to that, he served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kenneth Ripple of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Judge Burke is a 2000 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1997.

He currently serves as the Chairman of the Federal Trial Practice Seminar, a trial skills development program jointly sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the Federal Bar Association’s Delaware Chapter. He also presides over the District Court’s criminal Re-entry Court, which focuses on providing support and assistance to individuals on federal supervised release who are otherwise deemed a high risk to recidivate.

Hon. Christopher J. Burke is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Thursday, April 05, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Thursday, April 05, 2018, New York, NY
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