Adam Bourdette

Adam Bourdette

Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Bourdette graduated from Missouri Valley College with a B.S. in Psychology in 2010.  He then received his Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2013. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2016. While in law school he was a member of the Valparaiso Moot Court Society and founded the Valparaiso Food Law Society, where he served as president.  He was selected to attend the Harvard University Food Law Leadership Summit where he worked with students from across the country in crafting solutions to issues in the food industry such as access to fresh foods and current labeling standards set by the FDA.

After graduating with his law degree, Mr. Bourdette moved to the south side of Chicago and passed the Illinois Bar. Additionally, he is admitted to practice under the Indiana State Bar and Washington D.C. Bar.  

Mr. Bourdette started working for Ledford, Wu and Borges in 2017 and focuses on giving high quality and concise representation while empathizing with clients who are entering into bankruptcy.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • District of Columbia


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • Juris Doctor - May, 2016
    • Honors: • Moot Court Society, Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: • Valparaiso Food Law Society, Founder and President
    • Honors: • Selected Participant, Food Law Student Leadership Summit
    • Honors: • Valparaiso Local Food Summit, Valparaiso, IN, April 2015
    • Honors: • Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Events Coordinator
    • Honors: • Pro Bono Commendatio
  • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
    • Master of Clinical Psychology - July, 2013
  • Missouri Valley College
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - December, 2010
    • Honors: • Brandecker Scholarship recipient
    • Honors: • Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Secretary
    • Major: Psychology