Public Relations Director

Joann Grages Burnett
Stetson University College of Law
1401 61st St S
Gulfport, FL 33707-3246
(727) 562-7303

[email protected]


Joann Grages Burnett (she/her/hers) specializes in employer engagement and readiness for students and alumni and oversees postgraduate Judicial Clerkship initiatives within the Career and Professional Development Office at Stetson University College of Law. She serves as the co-chair for Stetson’s award-winning Professional Development Conference, Campus to Career and the co-chair of the Stetson Committee for the Florida Law School’s Consortium on Racial Justice. Prior to entering career services, Joann practiced law as an assistant public defender. Joann received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law after graduating with honors from the University of Florida. Joann previously served as the member resources director for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division where she led the division's professional development and wellness initiatives. Burnett was recognized as a 2020 ABA YLD On the Rise Top 40 Lawyer and received the inaugural PRIDE award from Stetson Law’s Lambda Legal. She currently serves as the Public Relations Director for the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Burnett lives in Gulfport with her partner Andy and their two daughters, Charlotte and Eleanor.