Attorney Gaines is an honors graduate of the Regent University School of Law, where she served on the moot court board and as the Executive-Editor of the Law Review. During law school, she had the opportunity to work in the chambers and under the direction of judges in the Norfolk General District Court, the Supreme Court of Virginia, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

      A zealous advocate and writer, Attorney Gaines began her career as a prosecutor and most recently served as litigation counsel at the Buried Alive Project. She continues to spend her free time working to reduce life-sentences for non-violent federal prisoners -- #wefreeus.

ADMISSIONS

The Supreme Court of Virginia

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia

PUBLICATIONS

This Means War: A Case for Just Reparations Under the Doctrine of Inalienability, available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3177686

EDUCATION

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA:

        A.A. Letters, Arts, Science; B.A. Political Science; B.A. Law

Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA:

       Juris Doctor

       Regent University Law Review


"Open your mouth for the mute,
For the rights of all the unfortunate.
Open your mouth, judge righteously,
And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy."

Proverbs 31:8-9

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PO Box 8542, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

M.A. Gaines

www.legalhelp757.com

Tel: 757-322-7826 

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