Prior to joining the firm, Mary was an associate at Armstrong Teasdale practicing medical malpractice, catastrophic torts and complex commercial litigation, where she managed all aspects of cases, from discovery, to selecting and consulting with experts and arguing dispositive motions. She was closely involved in several trials and arbitrations.
In addition to trial and arbitration experience, while in practice, Mary has also participated in and won various mock trial programs, including the BAMSL Trial Advocacy Competition. She has authored or co-authored a number of pieces on depositions and litigation hot-topics. She currently serves as the co-chair for the Denver Diversity and Inclusion group, and as co-chair of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA) Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee focusing on diversity within the CWBA.
During law school, Mary externed at the Missouri Supreme Court as a law clerk for former Chief Justice Richard B. Teitelman, and for Richard C. Bresnahan through the Washington University Judicial Clerkship Clinic. Mary also competed in the National Mock Trial program, and co-chaired the Women’s Law Caucus Public Interest Auction, raising tens of thousands of dollars for students engaged in nonprofit and public interest law. She was awarded the “Leader of Tomorrow Award” by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
Mary is very passionate about supporting the community, diversity and inclusion efforts, and public interest causes. In addition to diversity and inclusion roles, she has served on the associate board for the Colorado Legal Aid Foundation since 2019. She also enjoys running, cycling, reading and writing.