Mary Sherris was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida.

She earned her Bachelors Degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at The University of Florida in Political Science and subsequently, her Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the College of Architecture at The University of Florida. Ms. Sherris studied law at the University of Akron where she earned her Juris Doctor and was published in the Akron Law Review. She also completed the Trial Advocacy program at the National District Attorneys Association National Advocacy Center in Colombia, SC and ATLA’s Advanced Trial Advocacy program in Cambridge, MA at Harvard Law School.

She has lived in Orlando since 1997 where she began her law career. Ms. Sherris worked for several years as an Assistant State Attorney for Norman Wolfinger in Seminole County, Florida where she prosecuted and tried criminal cases from misdemeanors up to serious felonies. In 2000, she was awarded the Attorney of The Year – Pride in Excellence Award from the Seminole County State Attorneys Office. Ms. Sherris has handled thousands of claims involving personal injury, premises liability, civil rights violations, sexual battery, negligent security, wrongful death, products liability and medical malpractice.  Other areas of her law practice include all areas of Immigration and Construction law breach of contract.  For the last 20 years, Ms. Sherris has used her extensive litigation experience to  work exclusively in private practice, fighting for justice for the injured and those in need.

Ms. Sherris is a licensed attorney with the Florida Bar and she is admitted in Federal Court, in the Northern District, Middle District and Southern District of Florida. She is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the Orange County Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Crime Victim Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.

Ms. Sherris is fluent in Greek and proficient in Spanish.

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