Mary J. Newton began Newton Law, a solo legal practice located in Downtown Knoxville, TN, in 2019.
Mary is a participant in The Justice Initiative, a Knoxville-based non-profit that seeks to ensure a just and empowering process for clients and marginalized communities. Through this partnership, Mary is able to provide her clients with social services and additional resources to help clients beyond the courtroom. This inter-disciplinary approach is fundamental to Mary's belief in holistic legal representation, which considers a client's entire life and well-being.
Mary graduated from Emory University in May 2019 with her Juris Doctorate and Master of Theological Studies. She has spent time in the Knoxville legal community as a Visiting Student at UT's College of Law and as a student intern at the Community Law Office. She is passionate about providing quality legal services to people of all backgrounds and walks of life. She strives to uphold the constitutional and human rights of all persons in her practice of Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Estate Planning.
- Emory University School of Law
- J.D. (2019)
- Emory University
- Master of Theological Studies (2019)
- Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office
- Southern Center for Human Rights
- Georgia Capital Defenders
- State Bar of Tennessee # 037605
- Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
- Criminal Law
- Estate Planning
- Newton Law