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1205 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Telephone:(941) 748-3770
Fax:(941) 746-4160

> DePaola, Jason M.
> Hamlin, Curtis D.
> Hawk, Mary R.
> Knowles, Timothy A.
> Porges, Gregory J.
> Prather, Alan H.
> Swift, Bryony G.
> Turffs, James C.
Mary R. Hawk

1205 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Phone: (941) 748-3770
Fax: (941) 746-4160
Email: mrh@phkhlaw.com

Born and raised in Gainesville, Florida, Ms. Hawk earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Florida State University in 1983, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Georgia State University in 1989. She earned her J.D. magna cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law in 1998, where she graduated number 8 in her class of 157. She is admitted to practice law in both Georgia and Florida.

Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Certified Arbitrator

Current Employment Position(s):
Principal, since 2007

Year Joined Organization:

Areas of Practice:
Florida Supreme Court
Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
Certified Arbitrator
Civil & Business Litigation / Appeals
Condominium and Homeowner Association Law
Landlord/Tenant Litigation
Probate Litigation
Mobile Home Law

Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 1998
Florida, 1999
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1998 J.D., Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Law Review; Moot Court
Georgia State University, 1989, B.A., Honors: With Honors, Major: Journalism
Florida State University, 1983, B.F.A., Honors: Cum Laude, Major: Fine Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Florida Bar, Member
The State Bar of Georgia, Member
The Florida Bar, Appellate Law Section, Member
The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Section Member
Manatee County Bar Association, Member
Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
Community Association Institute, West Florida Chapter, President-Elect 2013; President 2014
Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Manatee Chapter
Friends of DeSoto National Memorial, President
Manatee American Inn of Court - Master, President 2015-2016

Birth Information:
February 1, 1963, Gainesville, Florida