MaryAnn received her J.D. from the University Of Bridgeport School Of Law, now known as Quinnipiac College School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. She is a member of Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity. She is also a member of the Bar in the states of Connecticut and New York, as well as the District of Columbia. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, MaryAnn was self-employed in general practice with a concentration in family law. MaryAnn received her undergraduate degree from University Of New Haven in New Haven, CT where she graduated summa cum laude and majored in Political Science. She was also a recipient of the Rollin Osterweis Award for excellence in Political Science.