Meet Our Attorney

The client-attorney relationship is a professional one. Any professional relationship depends on personal investment. To ensure that every client is provided with quality legal services, Mary Beth takes great care in getting to know each of her clients personally. She commits her time to making sure she knows what the client needs and works to assist them effectively and efficiently.

Attorney Mary Beth Welch Collins in Flora, IL

Mary Beth Welch Collins

  • University of Illinois College of Law – JD – 1995 – top 10 percent of class
  • Indiana State University – BS – 1992 Distinguished Senior Award, Magna Cum Laude, NCAA Division I Tennis Scholarship
  • Flora High School 1988 – Salutatorian
  • Member of Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member of National Association of Professional Women
  • Flora Community Development Corporation: Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the City of Flora Zoning Board

Mary Beth has an array of experience from clerking for a federal judge in Houston, Texas to working as Assistant State’s Attorney in Marion and Clay County prosecuting and trying a full range of cases. Mary Beth spent several years in private practice working in areas such as civil litigation and personal injury, family and criminal defense. As well as litigation, Mary Beth also is a divorce mediator.

Now in her own practice, Mary Beth will use her education and experience to fight for you.

Meet Our Staff

Christine Thompson Legal Secretary in Flora, IL

Chris Thompson – Legal Secretary

Chris joined the Law Office of Mary Beth Welch Collins in May 2014. Her previous experience in working with the public in government and administrative positions makes her an asset to the firm in a variety of ways. Chris has been married for 27 years to her husband, Bill, has two adult children, and is the proud grandmother of a granddaughter. Her spare time is spent with church involvement and her family.

Della Welch Office Manager in Flora, IL

Della Welch – Office Manager

Before joining her daughter's law office as the Office Manager in 2010, Della served as the Customer Service Manager for North American Lighting, Inc. for sixteen years. Della is also a member of the Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers, after having worked in the healthcare industry for 13 years. She is a member of the Flora Tourism Committee.


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