Wendy A. Mara

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Ormond Beach, FL

Mara Law, P.A.
 | 555 W. Granada Blvd., Ste B5, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9490
Phone: 386-672-8081
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Wendy Mara is the owner of Mara Law, P.A., located in Ormond Beach, Florida. Serving clients across Volusia and Flagler counties, from Palm Coast to Daytona Beach, Ms. Mara represents individuals and families with their legal issues involving family law and divorce, estate planning and probate, and guardianship. In addition, she also offers a comprehensive range of business law services to help commercial clients with their important legal matters.

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 and the 7th Judicial Circuit Court 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 in past president of both the Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers and the Volusia County Bar Association. She has also 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.  Ms. Mara is a member of the Junior League and a board director for the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%): Adoption, 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

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, 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

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Wendy Mara

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.maralawpa.com/attorneys/#2

Honors and Awards:

  • 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:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Educational Background:

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

555 W. Granada Blvd., Ste B5
Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9490

Phone: 386-672-8081

 

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Last Updated: 12/1/2017

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