Prior to joining Allen Stahl + Kilbourne, Maria clerked for Administrative Magistrate Kenneth Forton and worked at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston, MA. She graduated from Boston College Law School in 2019. In law school she was involved with the Women in Law and Business Law Societies. Maria earned a B.S. in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015, with a minor in journalism. She mentored girls ages 8-12 in physical fitness and life challenges by coaching a local chapter of Girls on the Run.
Maria grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina and relocated to Asheville in 2022.