Ms. Burns served as a law clerk to the Honorable Louis J. Farina, Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas.
She is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations. She served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section of the Lancaster Bar Association in 2004 and the Chairperson of that Section in 2005. Also in 2005, she sat on the Board of Directors of the Lancaster Bar Association. In March of 2005, Ms. Burns received the President’s Award from the Lancaster Bar Association for development and implementation of a Habitat for Humanity community service day for the Young Lawyers Section.
She was recognized in Who’s Who of American Women in 2006 and by Strathmore’s Who’s Who in 2007 and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women.
In 2012, Ms. Burns was a featured panelist for the Legal Intelligencer’s first annual Litigation Summit, where she spoke about the taxation of costs under 28 U.S.C. §1920 for e-discovery expenses.
She is a member of the Law & Briefing Committee for In re Zoloft (Serataline Hydrochloride) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2342 (E.D. Pa.) and part of the deposition team for Shane Group, Inc., et al. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Case No. 2:10-cv-14360-DPH-MKM (E.D. Mich.).