John D. Burns

6629 Battleford Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613


Wake County: 919-856-5577

Email: John.Burns@wakegov.com

Elected: 2014
Term expires: December 2018


PROFESSIONAL

  • Attorney, Williams Mullen, Raleigh
  • Practiced law in Wake County since 2001
  • Former Law Clerk for Senior U.S. District Judge W. Earl Britt


REGIONAL, STATE & NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar, Montreal, Canada –  1993–94
  • Former Chairman, City of Raleigh Environmental Advisory Board
  • Former Member, Raleigh Convention Center and Performing Arts Center Commission


PUBLIC SERVICE & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Elder, First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh
  • President of the Church Foundation, First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh
  • Former Senior High Youth Advisor, First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh
  • Trustee, William Black Lodge, Montreat, NC
  • Board of Directors, Raleigh Hall of Fame

EDUCATION

  • Wake Forest University School of Law – 1997
  • McGill University School of Law
  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, Davidson College – 1992


PERSONAL

  • Wife Janice; three children