David Burns, 42, Was Murdered in Her Cleveland Home on November 15, 2013.
Burns was murdered at her Cleveland home on November 15, 2013. Her body was discovered in the basement. Burns left seven children behind. Tonight her family will hold a candlelight vigil in her honor – it’s hard for them to move forward but they hope it helps them cope a little easier with this difficult loss. This article will look into some important aspects of her life and mourning process.
Early Life and Education
Burns was born and raised in Newport News, Virginia and retired as an educator after 28 years at both middle and high schools. She earned both her doctorate in developmental psychology and master’s in educational psychology degrees.
As well as teaching, she serves as co-founder and president of the Central Vermont Collaborative for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as being an instructor in Johnson State College’s graduate program in education.
davida Burns has long been recognized as an educator of note in her field. Many credit her success to her strong character, willingness to learn from past experience, and unyielding passion for helping others – qualities which made her one of the leading figures of education today. A true philanthropist with strong roots, she remains a close ally.
David Burns has had a highly diverse and global career. Specializing in intellectual property law, he held in-house roles at Pratt & Whitney – part of United Technologies Corporation – before venturing out on his own in 2013.
He currently practices patent prosecution and licensing at Cantor Colburn LLP in Troy, Michigan.
He provides his clients with advice regarding mass tort, premises liability and product liability matters as well as employment and business contracts. Recently he was honored to receive Rising Stars status for 2012-14 which measures twelve indicators including peer recognition and professional accomplishment in legal practice.
Achievement and Honors
Davida Burns boasts an extensive background in both research and teaching. She has received many honors and awards for her contributions to psychology. In 2007 she directed and produced Emmy-award winning television series ‘The War,’ which focused on four American towns during World War II through personal narratives from residents living through it all. Additionally she received the Association of Television Program Executives Distinguished Contribution to Humanities through Media Award. Additionally she served as professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.