Wendy A. Mara

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Ormond Beach, FL

Mara Law, P.A.
 | 555 W. Granada Blvd., Suite D10
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Phone: 386-672-8081
Fax: 386-265-5995
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Family Law (40%)
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Wendy A. Mara is the Managing Attorney of Mara Law, P.A., with her main office in Ormond Beach, Florida with appointments in her Palm Coast office also. The firm serves clients across Volusia and Flagler counties, from Palm Coast to Daytona Beach to Deltona, Ms. Mara represents individuals and families with their legal issues involving family law and divorce, estate planning, Medicaid Long Term Care planning, probate, and guardianship. 

A 1993 magna cum laude graduate of Stetson University with a degree in English, Ms. Mara taught high school language arts for 13 years. During this time, she attended the University of Central Florida where she earned her Master of Business Administration in 2006. She then enrolled at Florida Coastal School of Law, obtaining her Juris Doctor in 2009.

While in law school, Ms. Mara served as a teaching and research assistant and received numerous certificates and honors for her exceptional academic achievements, oral advocacy and pro bono service. In 2009, The Florida Bar admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Ms. Mara has a perfect rating from AVVO, and she won the Clients' Choice Award for Business in 2017. She also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and has received numerous other accolades for her impeccable professionalism and legal abilities.

A consummate professional, she is active in a number of professional legal organizations. A selected member of The Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court, she is past president of both the Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers and the Volusia County Bar Association and current chair of the Elder Law Section of the Volusia County Bar Association. In addition, she has given back to her community through her involvement with the PACE Center for Girls, Inc., where she served as Chairperson of the Board for two years and through her involvement in pro bono services through Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida and Council on Aging.  Ms. Mara is also a Cub Scout Den Leader with Pack 74 in the Central Florida Council.  

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 40%Family Law
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.maralawpa.com/wendy-mara.html


  • Leadership Award, Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, January 2013
  • Guardian of Justice, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, 2014
  • Woman of the Year, Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Volusia County Bar Association, President, 2016
  • Chair of Elder Law Section of Volusia County Bar Association
  • Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, President, 2015
  • Volusia County Bar Association
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Secretary, 2013
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Member, 2010-2013
  • Florida Bar, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, Member, 2017
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Awards Committee, Member, 2017
  • Florida Bar
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Treasurer, 2014
  • Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2012-2013
  • Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2010
  • American Bar Association
  • Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, Vice President, 2014
  • Volusia County Bar Association - Chair of the Elder Law Section, 2018
  • Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers, Treasurer, 2011-2012
  • Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers
  • Florida Circuit Court, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Council on Aging Pro Bono Attorney
  • PACE Center for Girls, Volusia-Flagler, Board Member, Chair, 2014-2015
  • Community Legal Services, Mid-Florida, Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney
  • Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Committee, 2010-2014
  • Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Member, 2014-2018
  • Junior League of Daytona Beach, 2016-Present

Educational Background:

  • Stetson University, B.A., Major: English, Honors: magna cum laude, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Member, 1993
  • University of Central Florida, Master of Business Administration, Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, 2006
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Office Location for Wendy A. Mara

555 W. Granada Blvd.
Suite D10
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Phone: 386-672-8081

Fax: 386-265-5995

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Last Updated: 10/20/2020

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