Mary Binns-Davis is a life-long resident of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. She is a 1985 graduate of Martinsburg Senior High School and she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Shepherd University in 1990. In 1996, she obtained her Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the West Virginia University College of Law. She is admitted to practice law in West Virginia and before the United States District Courts in both the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. Mary is also a Certified Domestic Law Mediator for child custody and trained as a mediator for civil litigation and general family law mediation.
In the 14 years since she graduated, Mary has practiced in the areas of family law, employment law, personal injury, workers’ compensation, social security, bankruptcy, criminal law and wills and estates. Mary also taught Constitutional Law at Hagerstown Community College from 2001 through 2007.
Mary focuses her community practice in the area of family law, a calling she discovered while working with children and adolescents at a psychiatric hospital while attending college and following the completion of her undergraduate degree. While working in the filed of psychology, Mary experienced first hand the trauma that children and adolescents suffer when parents deal with the emotional issues of divorce, particularly child custody. The desire to assist families during the crisis of a divorce prompted Mary to pursue the practice of law.
Mary is a member of the Berkeley County Democratic Association and St. Leo Church. Mary lives in Martinsburg with her husband Christopher, who is a database administrator and photographer, and their beautiful daughter, Ellie. In her spare time, Mary enjoys helping her husband with his photography business, football, ballroom dancing, wine, reading and traveling.
Mary believes that you can have compassionate representation in times of crisis without sacrificing serious representation for your serious domestic issues. Mary is currently accepting all domestic cases including divorce, child support, child custody and adoptions, as well as wills and estates, mediation, personal injury litigation and bankruptcy.