Our Attorneys

Elizabeth A. Burkett

Elizabeth A. Burkett formed Burkett Law Offices, LLC in the Spring of 2005. Elizabeth focuses her practice of law on estate planning and administration. Elizabeth has taught numerous community seminars on various estate topics and she has taught continuing education courses to social workers and other professionals. Prior to forming Burkett Law Offices, LLC, Elizabeth co owned another estate planning law firm. Elizabeth earned her law degree and her M.B.A. degree from Duquesne University, where she was the Assistant Editor for the Business Law Journal. Elizabeth graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a B.S. in Accounting and Minors in Economics and Music. Elizabeth was named the 2011 Community Volunteer of the Year by the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce for her work with Senior Saturdays, a local fellowship and outreach program for senior citizens.

Susan A. Burkett

Susan A. Burkett joined Burkett Law Offices, LLC in September 2005. Prior to joining Burkett Law, Susan served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Justin M. Johnson of the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Susan earned her law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law, where she graduated in the top fifth of her class. She graduated from Grove City College with a B.S. in Mathematics and an emphasis in Accounting, and she received the Ketler Award for having the highest math GPA among math majors/minors. Susan was named the 2006 Young Business Leader of the Year by the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce. She has led community seminars on dementia, caregiving, and estate planning.

More About Susan & Elizabeth

Elizabeth and Susan are deeply committed to their family and their Christian faith. They are “all ears” about vacationing in Walt Disney World and they enjoy travel in general. Elizabeth and Susan love spending time with their dog, Maggie May, and the sisters share joint custody of Maggie May with their parents, Tom and Peggy. Upon entering Burkett Law Offices, LLC, you may be greeted with a warm welcome by Tom or Peggy. For twelve years Elizabeth and Susan served as family caregivers for their grandmother, who had dementia. This life experience gives them additional knowledge, skill and compassion when interacting with persons who have dementia. Susan and Elizabeth grew up in Monroeville and are proud to have their business in their hometown.