Mary M. Markovich received her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Mount Olive College in Mount Olive, North Carolina, her law degree at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, and her Financial Planning training and Decision Sciences training while earning a Masters of Business Administration at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Ms. Markovich has been a guest lecturer at Duke University and is a frequent speaker at educational, fraternal, and social organizations. She teaches Estate Planning and Elder Law classes to her fellow attorneys and other professionals in Continuing Education classes.
Ms. Markovich believes clients are best served with a comprehensive range of multi-disciplinary services, either in-house or by outsourcing to a select group of providers chosen by the firm. This one-stop, one relationship model is efficient and cost-effective for clients. The firm delivers high quality services at a lower total cost to the client by reducing overhead and transitions of information between independent providers.
Ms. Markovich was admitted to practice law in North Carolina and admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court, Eastern District of North Carolina in 1994. Mary Markovich is accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She regularly represents veterans with Nonservice-connected Pensions and Service-connected Compensation claims.She has been in solo practice in North Carolina since 1994. Ms. Markovich is committed to providing the most innovative and up-to-date legal services, and by networking with other attorneys and various professionals nationwide.
Ms. Markovich is a renowned expert on Medicaid planning and eligibility issues and guidelines forboth VA Pension, commonly called VA Aid and Attendance and VA Compensation benefits. She is a sought-after speaker on these issues and often speaks to groups offellow attorneys, financial planners, CPAs, and other professionals about the qualification of clients for both Medicaid and VA benefits.