Family Law and Divorce; Guardianships; Adoption; Estate Planning; Eviction; Real Estate Law; Employment Law; Wills and Trusts; Probate Law; Personal Injury Law; Contract Law; Bankruptcy; Short Sales; Collections; Construction and Mechanic's Lien Law; Condominium and Homeowners Association Law; and Elder Law.
Admitted to Bar:
State of Illinois, 2009
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois. Juris Doctorate, with Honors, 2009.
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL. Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Sociology, April 2006.
Ms. Sump worked as a law clerk at a prominent medical malpractice defense law firm throughout law school. She also served as a legal extern for Cook County Domestic Relations Judge Leida Santiago and as a student assistant in Kent’s Family Law Clinic. Ms. Sump received the CALI Achievement Award for Highest Grade in Illinois Civil Procedure, Family Law, Legal Writing IV: Civil Litigation, and Products Liability.
Ms. Sump received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, with minors in Psychology and Human Services Management. Mary’s outstanding academic record and participation in a broad range of activities led to her induction into national honor societies Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. While attending Illinois Wesleyan, Mary interned with McLean County Circuit Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Robb and later with Mid-Central Community Action’s Domestic Violence Unit as a victim advocate. Mary also served as President of national social sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma. Faculty members voted her 2005 Greek Woman of the Year for the campus.
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Northwest Suburban Bar Association
- Women's Bar Association of Illinois