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Wendy Anne Mara

Wendy Anne Mara

Practice areas:

Probate, Family, Wills & Living Wills, Guardianship, Business

About Me

     Wendy Mara graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University in 1993 with a degree in English.  While there, Ms. Mara was selected to be a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  After graduation, Ms. Mara taught language arts in high school for 13 years.  While teaching full time, Ms. Mara earned a MBA at University of Central Florida in 2006 and was selected to be a member of Phi Kappa Phi.  Ms. Mara then attended Florida Coastal School of Law ("FCSL") where she earned her Juris Doctor in 2009.  While at FCSL, Ms. Mara was a teacher's assistant, research assistant, and award winning oralist for the Jessup International Moot Court Competition.  In addition, Ms. Mara was awarded various recognitions such as Dean's List, Certificate for Pro Bono Work, Certificate for Oral Advocacy, and Certified for Advanced Legal Writing and Research.  Ms. Mara was also invited into the international legal fraternity of Phi Delta Phi.


     Ms. Mara is involved in many organizations in her community.  She is a graduate of Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Leadership VII and a member of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  In addition, Ms. Mara is the Chairperson of the PACE Center for Girls, Volusia-Flagler.  Ms. Mara also served two terms as the Treasurer for Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers ("VFAWL") and is currently a Director of VFAWL, Secretary of the Volusia County Bar Association, member of the Domestic Abuse Advisory Committee, member of the Business and Professional Women's Association and member of the Dunn Blount Inns of Court.


     Ms. Mara lives in Ormond Beach with her husband and law partner, Robert Mara.  She has six children, and she enjoys yoga, going for long walks, decorating, and spending time with her family.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Probate: 25%
  2. Guardianship: 20%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Business: 15%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Damien Michael Richards

    I have worked with Wendy in several aspects of the community. You can tell through her work, that she cares about the community and works to help it, as well as those around her, achieve high levels of success. I would recommend Wendy, and appreciate what she does for this community.

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    Damien Richards Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kristin Kathleen Grossman

    I highly recommend Wendy for family law matters. This is not only because she is a caring, compassionate person, but also because she is an outstanding practitioner. Her attention to detail and knowledge of the law along with her friendly bearing is a perfect combination for a client going through a difficult time.

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    Kristin Grossman Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Mara & Mara, Attorneys at Law

555 West Granada Boulevard, Suite B-5
Ormond Beach, FL, 32174-9490

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200905/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leadership AwardOrmond Beach Chamber of Commerce2013
Champion of JusticeCommunity Legal Services of Mid-Florida2013
Pro Bono AwardCommunity Legal Service of Mid-Florida2011
Pro Bono AwardCommunity Legal Services of Mid-Florida2010
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2009
Legal Research and Writing CertificateFlorida Coastal School of Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University2010 - 2011
AttorneyMara & Mara, P.A.2010 - Present
AttorneySnell Legal2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ormond Beach Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2014 - Present
PACE Center for Girls, Volusia-FlagerChairperson2014 - Present
Volusia County Bar AssociationSecretary2013 - Present
Volusia Flagler Association for Women LawyersDirector2012 - 2013
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyGraduate of Trial Skills Seminar2012 - 2012
Dunn-Blount American Inn of CourtMember2012 - Present
PACE Center for Girls Volusia FlaglerBoard Member2012 - 2014
Domestic Abuse Advisory CommitteeLiasion for Volusia Flagler Association of Women Lawyers2010 - Present
Ormond Beach Chamber of CommerceLeadership Committee2010 - Present
Volusia Flagler Association of Women LawyersTreasurer2010 - 2012
Volusia County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - 2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Central FloridaManagementMBA2006
Stetson UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Alumni Lunch and LearnLeadership Styles2014
Ormond Beach Leadership IXStandOut Self Assessment2012
Florida Bar ConventionSocial Media and Advertising Rules2012
Fresh Start ProgramBecoming a Successful Woman2010