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Burton Berkley was American judge. Bar: Illinois 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, New York 1969, District of Columbia 1978.


Berkley, Burton was born on May 10, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ralph Albert and Frieda (Fleischman) Berkowitz.


Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts). Harvard University (Juris Doctor).


Assistant attorney general Illinois Attorney General' General’ s Office, Chicago, 1958-1959. Assistant United States attorney Department of Justice, 1959-1961, appellate trial attorney Tax Division, Washington, 1961-1967. Deputy tax counsel General Electric, New York City, 1967-1970.

Legal advisor National Institutes of Health, Department of Health, Washington, 1971-1972, deputy general counsel, 1972-1977. Special counsel to associate commissioner Office of Hearings and Appeal, Social Security Administration, Arlington, Virginia, 1977-1980, deputy chairman appeals council Office of Hearings and Appeals, 1980-1988, chief administrative law judge Hearing Office, Washington, 1988-1997, administrative law judge, 1997—2004.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, theater, travel.


Married Carol Grace Goldberg, December 22, 1955. Children: David Saul (deceased), Florence Melissa Berkley-Yokie.