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MARY PARHAM BURNETT
CURRENT EMPLOYER/TITLE:
Mary Parham Burnett /Aviation Attorney
American Airlines /Captain
Adjunct Professor Aviation Law @ Jacksonville University
PROFESSION:
Aviation Consultant/Attorney-Aviation Law/Mediator-Arbitrator/Expert Witness/Airline Pilot
WORK HISTORY:
Attorney/ Law Offices of Mary Burnett, 1985-present
Captain/ American Airlines, 1985-present
Adjunct Professor of Aviation Law & CRM/ Jacksonville University, 1992-present
Arbitrator/American Arbitration Association, (AASP v. Able Jets,Inc.), 1998-2001
Certified Florida Circuit Court Mediator/Certified Arbitrator,also mediates for the   
     Florida Dept. of Insurance, and the Florida Department of Professional
     Regulation, 1989-present      
Expert Witness: Estate of Chester Bachorski v. Eagle Sky Patrol (1993)
                            McNair v. United States of America-(1996-1998)
                            Tillman v. United States of America- (2008)
                            Estate of Delaporte v. Estate of David L Castle, James Jones, &  
                                     Bell Aircraft Sales and Service, Inc. (2010)
EXPERIENCE:
Over 26 years experience practicing Aviation Law. Experience in aircraft accident cases. Captain for American Airlines and an Adjunct Professor of Aviation Law and CRM @ Jacksonville University. 20,000+ hours total flight time. Recipient of the Order of the Daedalians (National Fraternity of Military Pilots) Civilian Airmanship Award. American Airlines Spirit of American Award.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:
Admitted to the Florida Bar 1985; Colorado Bar 1999
Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1985
Board Certified in Aviation Law by the Florida Bar 1997-present
FAA Rated -Airline Transport Pilot- SEL/MEL,CE-500, B-757, B-767,B-777, DC-9,
     MD-11;Flight Engineer-Turbojet; Flight Instructor-SEL & MEL-instrument airplane
Florida Real Estate Broker
Florida Certified Insurance Adjuster
Certification in “Aviation Safety Management” (Embry Riddle Aeronautical
     University, June 1999)- Includes training in: Accident Investigation and
     Management, Human Performance in Aviation, and Aviation Safety Program
     Management
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
Florida Bar, Jacksonville Bar, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Legal Services Panel Attorney, Florida Bar Aviation Law Committee, Florida Bar Aviation Law Certification Committee (Chairman 2010-2011), Jacksonville University Aviation Board, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
EDUCATION:
Florida State University (JD-1984)
Florida State University (BS-1977)
Western State College of Colorado (BA-1976)
COMPENSATION:  $250/hour;  $2,500/day + expenses (Travel time-negotiable)

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