Madeleine Burnette-McGrath

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Madeleine Burnette-McGrath 


JD Candidate – May 2019 – Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

·       Manuscript Editor, Ohio Northern University Law Review

·       Trial Team Advocate, Ohio Northern University Moot Court

·       Research Assistant, Constitutional Law and Tax Law

·       Teaching Assistant, Criminal Law

·       President, Legal Association of Women


BA in English with Emphasis in Literature, cum laude – May 2015 – California State University

·       Capstone Course: Superheroes

·       Served as tutor in Composition Writing, Research, Math, and Statistics


AA in Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences – May 2013 – Moorpark College

·       Dean’s List for Academic Excellence

·       Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member



Extern – Superior Court of California – Los Angeles, CA – Summer 2018

Drafted advisory memos, observed civil and criminal court proceedings from pleadings to trial, attended oral arguments before the California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeal, and participated in oral argument and legal writing workshops. Developed skills for identifying appropriately drafted complaints, answers, and motions before the court. Additionally, participated in self-guided research projects for the court.


Summer Associate – Burnette Law Firm – Los Angeles, CA – Summer 2017

Summer Associate (2017); Office Manager (2011-2012); Office Assistant (2007-2011)

Oversaw the general functions of the law office including: conducting client intake interviews, accounting, scheduling appointments, drafting legal documents, and researching various labor and employment law issues.


Shift Supervisor – Starbucks – Santa Monica, CA – Sept. 2015-July 2016

Led a staff of baristas while handling day-to-day operations such as deposits and daily supply ordering. Handcrafted beverages, extended hospitality to customers, and embodied the warm, welcoming Starbucks culture. Kept current with company policies and put them into practice, and trained other baristas.


Creative Affairs Intern – Warner Bros. Television – Burbank, CA – Sept. 2013-Dec. 2013

Familiarized myself with current and upcoming writers and directors, organizing sensitive materials, providing ingenuity within assigned tasks, understanding the process used to develop a television show from idea to pilot, general office maintenance, and immersing myself in the studio culture to best serve the company.




  • Madeleine Burnette-McGrath, Sarah DuFresne, Monique Muldrew-Mason, Kaden Weaver, Carter Brown, & Joe Sukup, A Quick and Easy Guide to the New FDII, GILTI, and 100-percent Foreign DRD International Tax Provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 38 Va. Tax Rev. (forthcoming 2018).
  • Reagan-Era Economic Theory in the Tax Cuts And Jobs Act: Trickle-Down Economics Through Increased International Mobility of Certain Corporate Income, (Tannenwald Competition Submission 2018).
  • Case Note, Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730 (2017), 44 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 117 (2018).
  • Case Note, State v. Polk, 150 Ohio St. 3d 29, 2017-Ohio-2735, 78 N.E.3d 834, 44 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018).



  • Producer/Production Assistant, “Nasty Habits” Web Series      



  • Book Awards: Federal Rules of Evidence, Fall 2017; International Tax, Spring 2018
  • Girl Scouts of America: SILVER AWARD Recipient, BRONZE AWARD Recipient
Last Edited: August 2018 

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