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Virginia Collins Burbank

Virginia Collins Burbank, American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1954. Named one of Top Women Business Owners of Year, National Association Women Business Owners, 1995; recipient Fleur de Lis award, City of Louisville, 1978.


  • Burbank, Virginia Collins was born on February 22, 1934 in Mays Lick, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of William Herman and Mabel Esther (Davis) Roberson.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University Kentucky, 1974.


    • Acting library University Kentucky, 1954—1955. Staff attorney Kentucky Department Revenue, Frankfort, 1955—1964. With Henchey Mulloy & Walz, Louisville, 1973—1976.

      Principal Virginia Collins Burbank PSC, 1976—1982, 1986—1989. Partner Burbank & Gulick, 1982—1986, Burbank & Burbank, Louisville, 1989—1992, Burbank & Collins, Louisville, since 1992. President Louisville Surgery, Inc., since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kentucky 1954.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Chairman Kentucky Womens Agenda Coalition, 1981—1983. Fellow: American Association Matrimonial Lawyers. Member: League of Women Voters (officer Louisville 1960, Outstanding Woman award 1980), American Bar Association, American Association For Justice, Business and Professional Women Louisville (general counsel 1982-1983), Kentucky Trial Lawyers Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association (director 1978-1979).


    • Married Winter Howe Collins, June 18, 1955 (divorced 1973). 1 child Wynter Reneaux. Married William Fitch, August 29, 1975.
    • father: William Herman Roberson
    • mother: Mabel Esther (Davis) Roberson
    • spouses: Winter Howe Collins
    • William Fitch
    • child: Wynter Reneaux Burbank
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    Born February 22, 1934