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Mary Devona Stark

Mary Devona Stark received her J.D., magna cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the DePaul Law Review. Mary also holds a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Her primary practice areas are intellectual property, information privacy, and free speech and expression. Mary also manages the university’s policy review and record management functions.


  • Canon Law
  • Information Security & Technology
  • Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patents, Trademarks)
  • Online Learning
  • Policy Review and Records Management
  • Privacy (FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Public Relations and Communications
  • Speech and Expression