Meet the Campaign Chair:
Mary Roberson is the Circuit Clerk for the 37th Judicial Circuit in Lee County. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University in 2000 and graduated from Cumberland School of Law in 2003. She was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2003 and the Georgia State Bar in 2005. Mary began her professional career at Haygood, Cleveland, Pierce & Thompson where she practiced in civil litigation/appeals, personal injury, domestic relations and real estate. Mary became an Assistant District Attorney for the Lee County District Attorney's Office in 2008, and she went on to become the Lee County Circuit Clerk in 2013. As Circuit Clerk, Mary is responsible for all personnel, operations, and management of the circuit office. Among her many duties, she is the Custodian of Records, Custodian of Finances, Chief Magistrate for all warrants issued from Circuit and District Courts, Custodian for all evidence on appeal, and Absentee Elections Manager for the 37th Judicial Circuit.
Mary is involved in many professional and community activities. Her community involvement includes membership at Cornerstone Methodist Church where she is on the Executive Committee and Personnel Committee. She is the Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Opelika, and a member of the Republican Women of East Alabama, the Lee County Republican Executive Committee, and the "Pioneers In Purple" Female Elected Officals Team for Relay for Life - American Cancer Society.
Mary has also played a tremendous role in the United Way of Lee County. She has managed the Justice Center campaign that has maintained the honor of Top Judicial Contributions to the State Combined Campaign since 2015. Mary was the recipient of United Way's Volunteer of the Year Award for the 2016-2017 Campaign. She has served on United Way's Board of Directors since 2017, and has been the Campaign Chairperson for the 2019 Campaign.
Mary has been married to Joseph Roberson for 15 years. Joseph is a Major at the 187th Fighter Wing, Air National Guard, in Montgomery, Alabama. They have two daughters, Holly and Lynnlea, and a precious lab named Annie.