Mary concentrates her practice in catastrophic injury litigation, construction defect, product liability, professional liability, premises liability, education law, trucking and transportation and other complex litigation. Her civil trial practice includes all phases of litigation including trial and motion practice, discovery, appeals, arbitrations and mediations. She has tried over 100 jury trials in state and federal courts throughout her 25+ year career. Mary is a Certified Litigation Management Professional designated by the Claims & Litigation Management Institute.
(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)
Represented commercial defendants in motor vehicle accidents involving catastrophic injuries or wrongful death whereby defense verdicts were obtained.
Represented school systems on sexual abuse claims, school shooting, and negligence claims.
Obtained Summary Judgment in Robeson County which was upheld by the NC Court of Appeals involving the dual employer doctrine.
Successfully obtained directed verdict in a slip/fall case involving commercial property.
“I am always a strong advocate for my clients through all phases of litigation…from the very beginning to the very end.”
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Education & Admissions
Campbell University School of Law – JD 1992
UNC at Chapel Hill – BA 1989
North Carolina 1992
US District Courts – Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
North Carolina Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Women in Law Committee
Wake County Bar Association
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
North Carolina Council of School Attorneys
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Certified Litigation Management Professional