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Mary Kathleen Weeks

Mary Kathleen Weeks

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Trucking Accident, Personal Injury, Class Action

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About Me

MARY K. WEEKS is an associate at Butler Wooten Cheeley & Peak LLP whose practice areas include wrongful death, auto and trucking, personal injury, and class action litigation. 


Mary grew up in Poquoson, Virginia but attended the University of Kentucky on academic and athletic scholarships.  As a member of the University of Kentucky’s rifle team, Mary was an eight-time All-American and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in communications.  Mary continued her competitive rifle shooting after college as an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia before deciding to attend law school at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law.  While at Mercer, Mary served as a Managing Editor of the Mercer Law Review and as a member of the Gibbons Criminal Procedure and National Moot Court teams.  Mary graduated from law school magna cum laude and received the Walker P. Johnson, Jr. award for ethics and professionalism, among other scholastic honors. 


Following law school, Mary clerked for United States District Court Judge Clay D. Land and United States Magistrate Court Judge G. Mallon Faircloth.  Mary is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Columbus Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and Columbus Inn of Court.  Mary has also served as an officer in the Columbus Trial Lawyers Association and the Columbus chapter of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, and she enjoys volunteering with organizations that provide support to soldiers and their families.  Mary and her husband Mark live in Valley, Alabama.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Class Action: 25%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    2 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 25%
    2 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 25%
    2 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • John Coleman Morrison III

    Mary is a very bright and diligent attorney, with a strong record of superb results in trucking cases.

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    John Morrison Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Will Bussell Geer

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Will Geer Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Butler Wooten Cheeley & Peak LLP

105 13th St
Po Box 2766
Columbus, GA, 31901-2101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200807/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Magna cum LaudeMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2007
Walker P. Johnson, Jr. Memorial AwardMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2007
Brainerd Currie Honors SocietyMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2007
Managing EditorMercer Law Review2007
Member National Moot Court Team, Gibbons Criminal Procedure TeamMercer Moot Court Board2007
Summa cum LaudeUniversity of Kentucky1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateButler Wooten Cheeley & Peak LLP2010 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court For The Middle District Of Georgia2007 - 2010
Shooter/InstructorUnited States Army Marksmanship Unit2000 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Columbus American Inn of CourtProgram Chair2012 - Present
Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Columbus ChapterTreasurer2011 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationChampion Member2011 - Present
Columbus Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2010 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Mercer Law ReviewTrial Practice and Procedure2012
Mercer Law ReviewTrial Practice and Procedure2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S.LawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of KentuckyCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Torts SeminarSocial Media Ethics2013