Meet Our Staff

Paralegal Heather H. Burns, personal injury Law Offices of John Burns.

Heather H. Burns


Heather Burns holds an American Bar Association accredited Paralegal Certificate from the University of California, Irvine. She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University, Fullerton, California.

Heather handles all of our office trust fund and other financial accounting and disbursement duties. She also assists in the filing of lawsuits for our office, as well as managing the sending, receiving and organizing of legal discovery documents.

She is a member of the Dana Point Outrigger Canoe Club racing organization and participates in races throughout Southern California. Heather is also a runner and competes in races for various charities.

Receptionist Donna Burns at the personal injury law offices of John Burns.

Donna Burns


Donna Burns is a retired TWA Flight Attendant who still loves to travel. She is our part time receptionist and file manager. She also assists with client notebooks and the filing of correspondence, court pleadings and case financial records.

Donna also writes a column for our law firm monthly newsletter, sharing information and photographs about our staff members, family and friends.