- South Carolina Bar
Areas of Focus:
- Business Disputes
- Business Development
- Real Estate Law and Transactions
Maria’s practice focuses on all the resources necessary to grow a business: from formation to continued support through business development, real estate transactions and potential disputes. Maria has a wealth of knowledge in the area of real property, serving as a real estate paralegal and then attorney with the firm of Buist, Byars & Taylor, LLC, for the past ten years.
Maria grew up on James Island. She attended Porter-Gaud School. She then attended Furman University graduating with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy. Maria later graduated from the Charleston School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor degree.
Maria is also active in the non-profit community, serving as a Board Member and Vice President for the Park Circle Film Society which provides programming opportunities to the greater tri-county area via independent film and thought-provoking documentaries. She is involved in the organization’s day-to-day operations as well as its compliance with local, state and federal regulations. She hopes to continue her support of non-profits through her practice of law.