B.S. University of Illinois (1990)
J.D. (magna cum laude) Boston University School of Law (1994)
Past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association section council on bankruptcy, and has handled bankruptcy litigation in many Illinois courts including before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and consumer credit issues, including speaking for the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) and the office of the Illinois Attorney General. Mr. Bourne is also a chapter author in the IICLE practice guides on Illinois Business Bankruptcy Law and Illinois Consumer Bankruptcy Law.