Mary C. Gomez is the daughter of Cuban immigrants. Her parents emigrated to the United States from Cuba in 1968 to escape from the communist regime and give their 12 year old daughter a better life. Mary was born within two years of her parents arriving in the United States. Mary was born in Bronx, New York to hardship and economic struggle. Her parents relocated to Hialeah, Florida when Mary was 5 years old. Her parents worked multiple jobs in a factory and as janitors to give her a good education and instill in her an honest work ethic. Throughout college Mary worked full time in a law firm, first as a receptionist and then a legal secretary. In law school Mary worked as a Law Clerk, her second and third year. Mary’s life and professional experience have molded her into a compassionate, fair and ethical legal professional.