Our Attorneys

Dean A. Burri, Esq., LL.M., LL.M.


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL – LL.M. in Employee Benefit Law, with honors
  • Georgetown University Law Center, L.L.M In taxation with an "employee benefits law certificate."
  • St. Thomas University Law School, Miami Gardens FL
    • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude Dec 2012
    • Class Rank: Top 10%; Additional designation: "Certificate in Tax Law"
  • Sacred Heart College, Belmont NC. BA in Management June 1987

Educational Honors

  • Dean's List, Fall 2010, Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012
  • "Book" Awards (highest grade in class):
    • Federal Estate and Gift Tax
    • Business Associations
    • Election Law
    • Tax Clinic I and II
  • Recipient of the Professor Mark J Wolff Tax scholarship.

Professional Experience

  • Member United States Tax Court Bar
  • Member District of Columbia Bar
  • Member Florida Bar
  • Registered Securities Principal/Supervisor CRD# 1559426 (inactive, not currently practicing).
  • Insurance Agent and Principal- Licensed and practice in all 50 States and USVI
  • Burri and Company Insurance Agency- Jan 1988-Present. Founded and built insurance agency into national firm in top 1% of industry sales volume specializing in the Catholic Church. One of the three largest providers to the church.
  • Own one of the largest and most successful health insurance agencies in the country. Experienced in all aspects of running a multi-million dollar enterprise.

Erica R. Knox, Esq., LL.M.

Erica R. Knox, Esq., LL.M. is our Senior Attorney, and lead benefits practice attorney, for Burri Law, PA.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Knox worked as an Employee Benefits Law Specialist in the Office of Exemption Determinations for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in Washington, D.C.  Her responsibilities included the evaluation, development, and closure of requests for individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction provisions under Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). She was also a presenter for EBSA's Fiduciary Education Campaign in Denver, Colorado and Cincinnati, Ohio.  Before her time at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ms. Knox worked as a Law Clerk at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in the Office of General Counsel, focused on support of the pension plan administration for the Office of D.C. Pensions.

Ms. Knox received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, and her LL.M. in Taxation, with a Certificate in Employee Benefits, from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the New York State Bar.

Reverend Monsignor Andrew "Andy" Anderson - President of Canonical Services

From the Archdiocese of Miami, Monsignor Anderson is on staff at St. Thomas University School of Law where he is Associate Director for Student Affairs, Chaplain, Adjunct Professor of Law, and Director of the Summer-in-Spain Program. Monsignor Anderson joins us with a

  • B.A., St. Bernard College, 1970,
  • M.Div., St. Vincent de Paul Major Seminary, 1973, cum laude,
  • J.C.B., The Catholic University of America, 1980, cum laude,
  • J.D.L., University of St. Thomas, Rome, 1982, summa cum laude,
  • and J.C.D., University of St. Thomas, Rome, 1986, magna cum laude.

Ordained in 1974, Msgr. Anderson has served as Judicial Vicar, Metropolitan Tribunal, for the Archdiocese of Miami from 1982-1990 and from 1994 to 2014. He also serves as associate director for student affairs, chaplain, and adjunct professor of law at St. Thomas University School of Law. Msgr. Anderson has an extensive teaching background, serving as an instructor for St. Leo's College, Father Ryan High School, and the Permanent Deacon Program of the Archdiocese of Miami, as well as a visiting professor at Barry University and Marymount College. He has also served as president of the Eastern Region Canon Law Society, chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers' Guild, Miami, and canonical consultant to the Priest Retirement Plan. As an adjunct faculty member at St. Thomas University School of Law, Msgr. Anderson has taught, among others, Comparative Law, Church-State Relations, and Canon Law.

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