On The Rise 2019

Joann Grages Burnett

Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL

Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL

Joann Grages Burnett

Joann serves as the Associate Director of Career and Professional Development at Stetson University College of Law.  Burnett specializes in employer engagement, professional development, and readiness for students and alumni. Burnett previously served as an assistant public defender for the 6th Judicial Circuit.

Burnett received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law after graduating with honors from the University of Florida.

Burnett serves as the Lactation Room Task Force Chair of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Member Resources Director for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division where she leads the division's professional development and wellness initiatives. She is active with the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and a member of the Stetson Lawyers Advisory Council. Burnett lives in Gulfport with her husband Andy and their daughters Charlotte and Eleanor.