Maria is originally from Pennsylvania, and she has enjoyed living in the Kansas City, MO area for the past 16 years. She is the founder of Mid-America Law Firm, LLC, aSocial Security Disability and Guardianship practice. Maria received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2004. She received her law degree in 2008 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI. While in law school, she clerked at the Platte County, MO’s Prosecutor’s Office where she gained extensive legal experience while working toward her degree. After graduation, she worked as an associate with Burnett & Driskill for approximately one year.
Maria is admitted to practice before the U.S. District, Western District of Missouri; U.S. District, Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; and all courts in the State of Missouri. She is also certified by the Supreme Court of Missouri for Guardians Ad Litem in Missouri Juvenile and Family Court Matters.