Our Firm | Mary K. Wimsett | Biography
Mary K. Wimsett has assisted hundreds of families with their adoptions and is honored to have the opportunity to use her legal skills to help make families whole. After graduating cum laude from Vanderbilt University, Mary K. obtained her J.D., with Honors, from the University of Florida. While at the University of Florida, Mary K. served as a Florida Bar Legal Services Fellow and a Center for Governmental Responsibility Public Service Fellow.
In addition to her adoption practice, Mary K. serves as Special Counsel to the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program. In this capacity, Mary K. trains child advocates and assists with special projects regarding the best interests of children in the dependency system. Mary K. presents frequently statewide on topics related to adoption, dependency and child advocacy.
Mary K. has served as Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee, Chair and Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Juvenile Rules Committee and Chair and Vice-Chair of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee. Mary K. is the President of The Bennett Inn of Court and has served as a Board Member of this Inn for many years as a founding member. Mary K. is also on several Boards including the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association and PACE Center for Girls.
Mary K. has three daughters with her husband Gary Wimsett, Jr.