Mary Gail Carver, Attorney At Law

Mary Gail Carver, Attorney At Law

Office: 253-845-8895

Fax:  253-848-4891

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Mary Gail has been a shareholder in the corporation since 2005. She graduated Cum Laude in 1998 from Seattle University School of Law. She is a certified mediator and settlement conference attorney with the Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution.


Mary Gail is also a Title 11 Guardian ad Litem since 2011.


During the last two years of law school, she interned with the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Appellate Division. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (United Kingdom Campus) while on active duty in the United States Air Force as an air traffic controller. Mary Gail is married to Kevin and enjoys their two Labradors and activities including gardening, camping, baking, reading and knitting.

Primary Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning—Wills/Trusts/Powers of Attorney
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Foreclosures
  • Quiet titles
  • Contracts
  • Mediation/Arbitration/Litigation
  • Appeals



  • JD Seattle University School of Law, Cum Laude, 1998
  • Cert Mediation, Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution, 2008
  • Cert National Institute of Trial Advocacy—Trial Skills, 2004
  • BS Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1984


Admitted Jurisdictions

  • Washington State Courts
  • U.S. District Courts – Western District of Washington


Professional and Bar Association Memberships

  • The Honorable Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court: Emeritus
  • Washington State Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association


Professional Experience

  • Nelson & Carver, P.S.—Puyallup, Washington: Partner, Attorney at Law
  • Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution, Mediation
  • Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office, Deputy Misdemeanor Prosecutor
  • Kitsap County Superior Court, Law Clerk
  • Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office
  • United States Air Force, Air Traffic Controller


Community Activities

  • 2012-present: Serves as a Title 11 Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for the Pierce County Superior Court
  • 2005-present: The Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court Emeritus and member
  • 2012-present: Business Connections Networking Group
  • 2008-2013: Volunteer Mediator for Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution
  • 2010-2011: WIN, Women in Networking group member
  • 2009-2012: YMCA Mock Trial Competition Judge
  • 2009: Seattle University School of Law appellate competition Judge
  • 2008-present: Volunteer Mediator for Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution
  • 2008-2009: Kiwanis Club of Puyallup Scholarship Committee Chair
  • 2006-2008: Served as the Program Chair with the Inn of Court
  • 2004: National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • 1992-1995: Puyallup Main Street Association Board member/ Treasurer
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