Mary Smrz devotes her paralegal practice exclusively to medical malpractice matters. She organizes and analyzes medical records, and locates and contacts potential expert witnesses for case review. Ms. Smrz is often involved in trial preparation, assisting attorneys with exhibit preparation, preparing pleadings and scheduling expert witnesses.

Professional Background

Ms. Smrz joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in January 1988. Prior to her paralegal career, Ms. Smrz was, for four years, a nurse at West Allis Memorial Hospital. She was also an obstetrical / gynecological nurse for two years for a physician in private practice.

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Smrz is a member of the Paralegal Association of Wisconsin.

Community/Civic Activities

Ms. Smrz has been a volunteer with Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.


Certificate, American Institute for Paralegal Studies, 1986

L.P.N., Waukesha County Technical College, 1981