Mary C. Schemery

Mary is a native of Williamsport and has been practicing law since 1985. She graduated from Bucknell University in 1982 and from The Dickinson School of Law in 1985. Mary returned to the area to serve a clerkship with former President Judge of the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas, The Honorable Clinton W. Smith. In 1986 she became an associate attorney in the Williamsport Office of the Philadelphia law firm of Leibert, Short and Hirschland where she specialized in Workers’ Compensation Law. She continued litigating Workers’ Compensation cases with the regional law firm of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin after a merger with Leibert, Short and Hirschland.

Mary, along with Michael J. Zicolello, founded Schemery Zicolello, PC in 1996. In addition to her admission to practice before all state courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Mary has been admitted to Practice before the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Mary has conducted numerous seminars on workers’ compensation law for insurance companies, employers, and other organizations.

Areas Of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1988


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania J.D. – 1985
  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania B.A. – 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell® 2024 Distinguished Attorney

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Worker’s Compensation Section, Member
  • Lycoming Law Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Member
  • Hearing Committee for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas, Hon. Clinton W. Smith, Law Clerk, 1985 – 1987
  • Leibert, Short and Hirschland, Williamsport, Associate Attorney, 1986 – 1994
  • Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, Williamsport, Associate Attorney, 1994 – 1996

Mary C. Schemery

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Office Locations

333 Market Street Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701