Mary graduated from the University of South Florida magna cum laude in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in medical technology. She earned a JD degree cum laude in 1981 from Stetson University, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the Stetson Law Review.
She is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, the Easements, Restrictions and Covenants Committee and the Legal Opinions Committee of the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and past member of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of The Florida Bar. She is a past president of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers and a member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. In 2007 Mary received the James M. "Red" McEwen Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the Bar and the Community.
Stetson University College of Law (J.D.)
University of South Florida (B.S., magna cum laude)
Honors & Distinctions:
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate Law) 2007-2010
James M. "Red" McEwen Memorial Award 2007