Mary Ferwerda, M.S., J.D. is the executive director of the Milwaukee Justice Center, the self-help center in the Milwaukee County Courthouse. She is a 2011 graduate of Marquette University Law School and was active in the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics as a student. Prior to attending law school, Mary worked for over 10 years in leadership development and higher education administration at Marquette University and at Creighton University (Omaha, Neb.), where she received her Master’s Degree in Counseling as well as her undergraduate degree. Mary lives on the East Side of Milwaukee with her two rescue dogs, Rainer and Rolf.