Planned maintenance will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2020 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. CST. This website and court applications may be temporarily unavailable during that time.
Judge Susan N. Burke

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

Chambers Phone: (612) 348-8797
Reporter: (612) 596-1216
Law Clerk: (612) 348-6339
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-2459

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Susan N. Burke

Elected in 2004, 2010, and 2016.

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (1990)
  • B.A., 3rd in class, magna cum laude (3.98/4.00) Hanover College (1987)
  • Diploma, 1st in class, summa cum laude (4.00/4.00) Manhattan High School (1983)

  • United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota, Criminal Division, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1994-2004
  • Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Honors Program, Washington, D.C., 1992-1994
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Paul A. Magnuson, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota 1990-1992