Meet the Candidate

Adam Burkemper

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, Lincoln and Pike Counties

Adam Burkemper is a lifelong resident of Lincoln County.  Born to parents Thomas and Ellen Burkemper, he was raised on the family farm near Troy, MO.  After graduating from Chaminade College Preparatory School, he completed undergraduate studies at Lindenwood University, and attained his law degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.  Adam and his wife Janice, a Licensed Professional Counselor at Centerpointe Hospital in St. Peters, have been married for 17 years.  Their two children, 14 year old Mac and 12 year old Josi-Cate, just completed their school terms at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Troy and will be attending Barat Academy in Chesterfield in fall 2018.

For the past 16 years, Adam has practiced law with his father, Thomas, at Burkemper Law Firm in Troy, MO, where he has tried hundreds of cases, ranging from family law to criminal to personal injury.  When not practicing law, he raises cattle on the family farm and enjoys spending time playing with his children.  A lifelong member of the Sacred Heart Parish in Troy, Adam's faith is an integral part of who he is.  His strong work ethic and commitment to community has led him to sit on numerous local boards such Lincoln County Resource Board, and to participate as a member of organizations such as the NRA, Kiwanas Club, and Habitat for Humanity.

As a strong defender of the Constitution, Mr. Burkemper will bring a strong commitment to to the office of Circuit Court Judge, upholding the United States Constitution and everything for which it stands, just as the framers intended.  He has the experience and integrity to get the job done.  When asked why he wants to hold the office of Circuit Court Judge, Adam says, "Lincoln and Pike counties deserve competent, compassionate and honest representation on the bench.  I will bring integrity back to the office of the Circuit Court Judge. The people of Lincoln and Pike counties will be proud of the judiciary if I get into office.  I plan to make it efficient and fair to the residents of our Lincoln and Pike County."

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