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Lisa Burkart-Uva


  • B.A.: Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, University of Pittsburgh
  • J.D.: Duquesne University School of Law
  • M.A.: English, East Carolina University


Burkart-Uva has been an adjunct professor at Cal U for nine years. She has worked for the City of Pittsburgh as an internal affairs investigator. She has worked as a paralegal and as a corrections and 9-1-1 emergency services dispatcher.


  • Criminal law
  • Torts
  • Evidence
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • Real Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • Police and Society

Other Activities

Burkart-Uva volunteers for The Center for Victims of Violent Crimes. She also is a volunteer mediator for Allegheny County (Pa.) Juvenile Court.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Professional Studies

Academic Program(s)

  • M.S. Legal Studies
  • None
  • B.A. Jurisprudence with Concentration in Legal Studies (Online)