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Beryl D. Roberts-Burke Edit Profile

Lawyer , State legislator

Beryl D. Roberts-Burke, American state legislator, lawyer. Bar: Florida. Recipient African-American Achievers award 1994, Carter G. Woodson award Postal Employees of United Community Outreach Association, Up and Comers in Government award, 1994; named Citizen of Year, Miami Chapter National Black Nurses Association, 1994.

Background

Roberts-Burke, Beryl D. was born on August 26, 1958 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1980;Juris Doctor, Florida State University, 1987;student, University of Oxford, England, 1981.

Career

Member Florida House of Representatives, since 1992. Member general government appropriations committee, 1996-1997. Member rules, resolutions and ethics committee, 1996-1997, 97—.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida.

Membership

Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1988. Member African-American Council Christian Clergy. Board directors Concerned African Women, Kids, Miami River of Life.

Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Bar Association (Women Lawyers' division), Dade County Black Lawyer's Association, Coalition 100 Black Women, Continental Societies, Chamber of Commerce (N. Dade and Miami-Dade), Kiwanis, King of Clubs Greater Miami Inc., Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Phi Alpha (Beta Lambda chapter), Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Delta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, playing computer games, studying Bible, sewing. E-mail: roberts.beryl@leg.state.fl.us.