Cheri TerzianFirm Administrator
Cheri Terzian has been the Firm Administrator of Burke & Casserly, P.C. since its founding in September, 1988. She is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s management including human resources, financial management, client service and satisfaction, technology, employee benefits, facilities management, as well as other administrative operations.
Cheri has been a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, Albany Chapter (ALA f/k/a Hudson Valley Chapter) since 1995, and has served on the Board of Directors, holding various offices from 1996-2011, including three terms as President. Cheri twice has chaired the Chapter’s Conference on Ethics, Marketing & Law Firm Management. This conference was organized in conjunction with the Albany Law School of Union University, for New York attorneys, and offered continuing education courses related to law firm management.
Cheri co-authored an article “The Marketing Cycle in Law Firms”, in the ALA’s Management Encyclopedia’s second release, and in the Encyclopedia’s third release, she authored an article entitled “The Administrator’s Role in Client Relationship Management.”
In addition to managing Burke & Casserly, P.C., Cheri is involved in the community. She was a former Board member of The Circles of Mercy, a Rensselaer based not-for-profit organization established to assist women go from welfare to work and which provides training in various aspects that impact their lives such as parenting skills, computer training, self-enhancement workshops, and job-seeking skills. She was also involved in North Colonie Pop Warner, serving on the Board of Directors and coaching her daughter’s cheerleading squad. Cheri is also a supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association along with the rest of the Burke & Casserly team.