Mary Maguire

  • Lecturer

Mary E. Maguire is an assistant federal public defender in the Eastern District of Virginia’s Richmond office. She was a Public Interest Law Scholar at Georgetown University Law Center after a two-year stint working for the California State Assembly. Mary has devoted the majority her legal career to public service as a public defender at the state and federal levels in California and Virginia. In 2013, she argued and won Alleyne v. United States at the U.S. Supreme Court. Since 2004, she has been an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond Law School teaching trial skills to second-year students, and she has been an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University since 2013, teaching an introduction to criminal law for forensic science students.


  • J.D.
    Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A.
    Middlebury College