Careers in Law
LocationAlma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Walzel Lobby (in front of Alma Thomas Theatre)
Date & Time1:45pm - 2:45pm CDT September 21
ContactSouthwestern University Center for Career & Professional Development
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
1:45pm - 2:45pm CDT September 21
Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Walzel Lobby (in front of Alma Thomas Theatre)
Mary Beth Marshall holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Texas, a Master of Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University, a Juris Doctor from S.M.U. School of Law and an associates’ degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Bleu. Marshall was the first female lawyer and first female partner in the litigation section of Decker Hardt in Dallas where she specialized in bank litigation and securities arbitration and where she was able to hire and mentor many women attorneys. Following her work at Decker Hardt Marshall joined the National Association of Securities Dealers as an arbitrator.
Today, she works pro-bono as Of Counsel for the general counsel office of Safe Horizon in New York City. Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim services and advocacy organization and provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities, through over 80 programs operated throughout New York City. With an annual budget of $50 million and a staff of 700, Safe Horizon serves over 350,000 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, torture and other forms of crime and abuse each year.