Kenneth B. Burkley

Westmoreland County attorney Kenneth Burkley is a highly skilled and experienced litigator. He’s been practicing law in the area since 1974, and has served with distinction as both a public official and private practitioner. He is dedicated to his community and to protecting the rights of others, evinced by his lifelong battle for justice and his representation of various organizations as a solicitor. Mr. Burkley will fight to the end on behalf of his clients while providing them wise and compassionate counsel.

Westmoreland County Attorney With Decades of Experience

Mr. Burkley earned his law degree from Duquesne University in 1974 after graduating from Edinboro University. His first position in the law set him up well for the future as he earned a prestigious clerkship with a former Pennsylvania State Supreme Court Justice. After the great post-graduate, on-the-job education the clerkship offered, Mr. Burkley started his solo practice. He has focused on criminal defense and personal injury litigation ever since, winning thousands of favorable decisions for his clients.

Kenneth Burkley has a well-established record of public service that runs parallel to his private practice success. He has acted as solicitor for numerous public organizations including the local zoning board, the county clerk’s office and for nearby Fayette County. His commitment to public service doesn’t stop there, as he has run for public office and led political groups. He is a member of several organizations devoted to improving the practice of law, including the prestigious American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.

Award-winning Attorney in Greensburg

Whether arguing a case on behalf of a public organization or a client facing criminal charges, Kenneth Burkley gives his all every moment. He is thorough in his preparations and unflappable in court. He treats his clients with respect, is honest with them about their case and fair with rates and payments. He will try to make himself available to his clients to answer any questions they may have.

Westmoreland County Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer

Organizations like Martindale-Hubbell have given Mr. Burkley their highest ratings. His peers and clients would agree that the ratings are well deserved. If you are in Westmoreland County, give him a call at his Greenburg office to find out how he can help. If you are facing criminal charges or want fair compensation for an injury that is due to someone else’s negligence, you need the experience and passion Kenneth Burkley possesses. Call him today.


1974, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:

Duquesne University, J.D.


Westmoreland County (President, 1987-1988) and Pennsylvania (Member, House of Delegates, 1988-1990) Bar Associations; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers (President, 1998-2000).


Solicitor: Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, 2002, 2013 & #8212; City of Greensburg Parking Authority, 1988 & #8212; Westmoreland County Prothonotary, 1993 to present.


Indiana, Pennsylvania, September 21, 1947


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Edmunds, 586 A2d. 887 526 Pa. 374.

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal
  • Civil Litigation
  • DUI
  • Drug Offenses
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Estates
  • General Practice
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Hit and Run
  • Traffic Violations
  • Felonies
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Wills

Estate Planning

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