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Ruth Kohler Burke is Of Counsel to Morrill Law and practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and estate litigation. Her unique blend of experience as a litigator and estate planning attorney, provides her with the ability to effectively manage all aspects of family wealth planning. She has been involved with the preparation and trial of hundreds of cases, representing Fortune 500 companies, individuals, and fiduciaries. In addition, she has extensive experience advising clients in creating estate plans to meet family and philanthropic goals. Ruth is a former tax consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and previously practiced law at Jackson & Wallace and Barr & Barr Attorneys.

  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1995

  • B.S., Public Service and Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 1992


State of California

Professional Memberships
  • State Bar of California

  • Contra Costa County Bar Association

  • Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley

  • Board member, Moraga Junior Women’s Club

  • Board member, Los Perales Elementary PTA