Attorney At Law
Mary Hodgins joined Brophy, Schmor, Brophy, Paradis, & Maddox, LLP in 2010 as an Associate with the Litigation group. Mary became a partner with the firm in 2013.
Mary's practice area focuses on the litigation of disputes involving commercial transactions, construction projects, employment law, and professional malpractice disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Mary served as Senior Counsel in Georgia-Pacific Corporation's Litigation Department (1996-2001). Her practice area focused on product liability class actions, commercial transaction disputes, construction litigation, and labor and employment matters. Mary also served as Division Counsel to Georgia-Pacific's Building Products Division and provided day-to-day legal counsel and advice on contract, construction, product warranty, real estate and human resources matters (1995-1996). While at Georgia-Pacific, Mary worked with a leading legal expert on the Daubert standard. She was privileged to attend oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Kumho Tire v. Carmichael, 526 U.S. 137 (1999), the case which expanded the applicability of Daubert to non-scientific expert testimony.
From 1994-1995, Mary worked for a litigation firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and prior to that served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Ralph Beistline, Superior Court for the State of Alaska for two years.
Mary is an active member of the Oregon State Bar, and previously practiced in Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Alaska. Mary received her law degree cum laude from Suffolk University, Boston, MA in 1992. While at Suffolk University she was Vice President of the Moot Court Honors Board. Mary graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 1987 with a B.S. in business administration.
In Mary's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son hiking, camping and fishing.