Mary W. Van SlykeShareholder


1319 26th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501


228.864.9160 (fax)

Professional Profile

Mary Van Slyke is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Gulfport (MS) office. She is admitted to practice in both Mississippi and Tennessee. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Mary focuses her practice on defending matters involving general litigation, complex litigation, medical malpractice and premises liability.

Mary graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from University of Mississippi School of Law. While there she served as Student Body Elections chairman and on the Moot Court Board.

Mary, a mother of three, grew up in Hattiesburg (MS). Her hobbies include going to her children’s sporting events, boating and spending time with her husband.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice



United States District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


BS, University of Alabama

JD, University of Mississippi School of Law


American Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Harrison County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association


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