Mary E. Santez

Mary E. Santez

  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • Ohio
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Summary

Attorney Mary Santez focuses her practice on family law and criminal defense. In the area of family law Mary handles divorce, dissolution, child custody, spousal support and abuse, neglect and dependency cases. In the field of criminal defense, her experience includes felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile delinquency charges, juvenile unruly matters, traffic charges and DUI cases. An Ohio native, Mary graduated magna cum laude from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English. During her studies at John Carroll, Mary volunteered her time to various campus organizations dedicated to thwarting violence against women. As a result of her contributions, Mary received the Political Science Department's Exemplary Service Award and was inducted into the prestigious honor societies Alpha Sigma Nu and The Order of Omega. Attorney Santez is a proud alumna of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate. While she was attending law school, Mary served as the Vice-Chair of the school’s competitive Moot Court Team and was recognized the Best Oralist at the National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition in Lansing, Michigan. During her law school studies, Mary served as a Certified Legal Intern with the Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office where she represented clients in their felony and juvenile divisions. Attorney Santez was also a two-time recipient of the Mary Kashner Becker Public Interest Fellowship, in recognition of her community service. After being admitted to the Ohio Bar as a lawyer, Mary opened a solo law practice encompassing domestic relations and criminal defense in Lake County, Ohio.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Weisenburger Law Offices
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Associate Attorney
Norman & Tayeh, LLC
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Sole Proprietor/Owner
Mary Santez Esq., LLC
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Education
Cleveland State University
J.D. / Law (2012)
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Honors: Mary Kashner Becker Award, Best Oralist at National Appellate Advocacy Competition in the district (Lansing, Michigan 2011)
Activities: Moot Court
John Carroll University
B.A. / Political Science, English (2009)
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Honors: Order of Omega, Alpha Sigma Nu
Activities: The Chi Omega Women's Fraternity; Dance Ensemble
Awards
Best Oralist - Regionals
National Appellate Advocacy Competition - Regionals
Exemplary Service Award
John Carroll University Political Science Department
Membership
Alpha Sigma Nu
Jesuit Higher Education Honor Society
Membership
Order of Omega
Greek Life Honor Society
Professional Associations
State Bar of Ohio # 0089271
Member
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