Mary is a native of Tuscaloosa and a graduate of both the University of Alabama (BS Nursing 1986) and the University of Alabama School of Law (1989). She is also a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College and the National Criminal Defense College.
Mary teaches Trial Advocacy at the University of Alabama School of Law and serves as vice president of the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program.
Outside of the law, Mary is very involved in the community of Tuscaloosa. She started a survivors of suicide support group in Tuscaloosa, and she presently serves as the secretary for the Alabama Chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Mary is the Chapter Advisor for the Zeta Chapter of Kappa Delta. She also serves on the City of Tuscaloosa Personnel Board and the Kristen Amerson Youth Foundation Board. Mary is a member of Northwood Church of Christ.
|AL||Occupational License - Authorized to Practice||1989||04/20/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2021|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2020|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Partner||Turner Law Group||2016 - Present|
|Adjunct Faculty||The University of Alabama School of Law||1994 - Present|
|Partner||Turner & Webb, PC||2001 - 2016|
|Assistant Public Defender||Tuscaloosa County||1989 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Alabama Chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention||Secretary||2018 - Present|
|Alabama State Bar, Volunteer Lawyers Program||Member||2005 - Present|
|Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2003 - Present|
|Alabama State Bar||Member||1989 - Present|
|Tuscaloosa County Bar Association||President||2018 - 2019|
|Tuscaloosa County Bar Association||Vice President||2017 - 2018|
|University of Alabama School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|University of Alabama||BS - Bachelor of Science||1986|
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