Brianna Burke

  • Washington DC

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Apr 2015

Senior Project Assistant

The Employment Law Group
  • Helped produce continuous case-specific projects and assisted with document review
  • Researched case law to assist law clerks and attorneys in writing legal briefs
  • Supervised and delegated tasks to other Project Assistants as necessary
  • Prepared for and guided monthly meetings
  • Composed a bi-weekly firm update for internal distribution
Aug 2012 - Mar 2015

Server/Hostess

Town Hall
  • Assisted and met the various needs of customers in a face-paced environment
  • Collaborated with team members to ensure a positive experience for the customer
Aug 2010 - May 2013

Student Receptionist

American University Housing and Dining Programs
  • Clarified and answered questions relating to student housing and dining
  • Acted as a liaison between students, their parents and staff members
  • Assisted staff members with organizational and administrative tasks, as assigned
Apr 2010 - Apr 2013

Volunteer

DC Special Olympics
  • Coached Special Olympians in annual Bocce Ball event
  • Acted as a liaison between Olympians and volunteers

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies: Development in Africa

American University
  • Minor in Art History
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.35/4.0, International Studies GPA: 3.47/4.0
  • Frederick Douglass Scholarship

Skills

Skills

MS/WORD

  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Outlook

LANGUAGES

  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Conversational Twi

LEADERSHIP

  • Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity Member
  • Panhellenic Judicial Board Appointee

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Effective Communicator
  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic¬†
  • Self-starter

LEGAL SOFTWARE

  • Experience using both Concordance and WestLaw for document review and research