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Mary F. Lerner

Senior Counsel | Fresno

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mlerner@lozanosmith.com
Tel: 559.431.5600
Fax: 559.261.9366
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Overview

Mary F. Lerner is Senior Counsel in Lozano Smith’s Fresno office. Ms. Lerner is a member of the firm’s Local Government, Facilities and Business, and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. Ms. Lerner advises clients regarding a wide-range of issues affecting public agencies.

Experience

Ms. Lerner’s practice is focused on civil litigation (including the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution - arbitration and mediation), contracts, health insurance law, Bankruptcy/representation of creditors, and general counsel for public agency clients throughout California. In addition, she assists clients in defense of issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Education

Ms. Lerner obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the San Joaquin College of Law. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.

Community Involvement

Ms. Lerner is an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix, where she teaches Business Law (undergraduate and graduate levels) and Ethical Legal Topics (undergraduate level). She also serves as a faculty mentor to new faculty. Ms. Lerner also partners with the Fresno County Bar Association on various civic engagement opportunities, including the Speaker’s Bureau, where she works on projects with local high school students.