Kenya Garrett-Burnett, Senior Staff Attorney
Kenya Garrett-Burnett heads Legal Council's medical-legal partnership activities with Howard Brown Health in the HIV/AIDS program. Prior to joining Legal Council as a senior staff attorney in 2017, Kenya worked as a staff attorney at LAF where she served as Task Force Leader of the HIV/AIDS Task Force and represented various clients in divorces, special education hearings, order of protection hearings, and child custody matters. With over a decade of experience in Chicago, Kenya brings legal expertise in housing, family, employment, and disability law to her position with Legal Council. She earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and her B.S. in Community Health from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Outside of the Council, Kenya serves on the AIDS Foundation of Chicago Service Providers Council Executive Committee and on the Board of Directors for the Trinity United Church of Christ Childcare Center.