Carrie L. Burton
Carrie was born in Independence, Missouri but was raised in Macomb, Michigan and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Carrie attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota where she graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in Political Science. During college Carrie was fortunate to study abroad in Mexico, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, India, China and South Korea. Carrie attended law school at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. While in law school Carrie volunteered with the Minnesota Justice Foundation, was an intern at the Advocates for Human Rights and was active in the Immigration clinic at St. Thomas, working on asylum and VAWA cases. While in law school Carrie was recognized for completing 150 hours of public service volunteer hours.
After graduation Carrie lived in Costa Rica for three months, teaching English and learning Spanish. Carrie represented Social Security claimants in Minneapolis before moving to Chicago. Carrie enjoys spending time with friends with family, exploring Chicago, reading, traveling and politics. Carrie considers it a privilege to work with clients and to help them navigate the social security system.
- Minnesota, 2008
- University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
- B.A. (Cum Laude)
- Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Member