• Blind Justice statue
    Blind Justice statue
Students interested in learning more about legal careers are invited to visit with friend of SU Mary Beth Marshall (JD, SMU). Her career as an attorney includes a focus on bank litigation and securities arbitration, and now she works pro bono for the nation’s leading victim services and advocacy organization. Coffee and snacks provided.

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.