Jared W. Burke

(502) 589-4440



Jared W. Burke is an Associate at Goldberg Simpson. His primary practice is insurance defense.

Mr. Burke was born in Dayton, Ohio but was raised in Central Kentucky. After law school Mr. Burke moved to Louisville, has lived in Louisville for the past ten years, and now considers Louisville home. Mr. Burke received his B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Eastern Kentucky University in 2007. Mr. Burke then went on to obtain his J.D. from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University in 2010.

While in law school, Mr. Burke was a key member of Chase’s National Arbitration Competition Team which placed nationally. Mr. Burke also clerked for a civil law firm in Ft. Wright, KY as well as two different state prosecutors’ offices gaining invaluable experience in civil and criminal litigation.

Upon graduation from Chase and passage of the Kentucky Bar, Mr. Burke worked as a Claims Specialist for a Louisville-based insurance company in their claims/litigation department. After a career in the Insurance industry, Mr. Burke transitioned his practice to criminal law and became a Public Defender both in Louisville and Lexington. During Mr. Burke’s time as a Public Defender, he gained invaluable courtroom experience which he brings to Goldberg Simpson.

Mr. Burke was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in October 2010. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.


Eastern Kentucky University, B.A. Political Science (2007)

Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D. (2010)


Kentucky, 2010


The Insurance Law Defense Group concentrates efforts on Tort Defense, Claims Defense, and Coverage Analysis and Litigation. It also has extensive experience in claims litigation and settlement — specifically in mediating and litigating motor vehicle, premises, product, food and restaurant, trucking, transportation, industrial, construction, environmental, and other general liability claims. This includes analysis and litigation of both coverage and bad faith issues in Kentucky. Learn more