Mary Butler joined LeGros Buchanan & Paul as an associate in July 2014. Prior to joining the Firm, she represented clients in a variety of commercial, employment, and tort disputes, gaining valuable litigation and trial experience.
Mary obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago in 2003. She spent the next five years as a paralegal in two Chicago law firms, assisting with a wide variety of cases, including insurance coverage, complex insurance defense litigation, reinsurance, and complex Chapter 11 bankruptcies. Notably, Mary was her firm’s lead paralegal on the World Trade Center Litigation. She then returned to the Pacific Northwest to attend law school. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2011. While in law school, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice, worked as a research assistant to Professor Mary Bowman, and traveled to South Africa to study at the Mandela Institute of the University of Witwatersand Law School.
Outside of her legal practice, Mary commits her time to Operation Nightwatch and is a member of Legal Voice’s Violence Against Women workgroup.
Mary is admitted to practice in Washington (2012). She is also admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington.