|Mary Coyne Pugh, Esquire is Special Counsel at Kane, Pugh, Knoell, Troy & Kramer, LLP. Mary is a trial attorney concentrating in child/family advocacy and medical malpractice, defending healthcare providers and hospitals. Prior to her return to private practice, Mary served as the Executive Director of Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, MCAP, for over six years. MCAP is a nonprofit organization providing free legal services to abused and neglected children in Montgomery County through the services of pro bono attorneys. As an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, she was appointed as the Chairperson of Child Advocate Pro Bono Committee and serves on the Children's Rights Committee. A member of the Montgomery Bar Association since 1989, she has served as a member of the Membership Committee, the Outreach Committee and the Child Advocacy Committee. In 2006, she received the Pennsylvania Bar Association Everyday Leader Award. She received American Bar Association General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division 2007 Difference Makers Award. In 2009, Mary was awarded the Special Recognition Award of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. In 2011, Mary received the Milton O. Moss Award for distinguished service to the judicial system. Mary is a member of the Youth Aid Panel of Montgomery County, the Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth Citizens Advisory Committee, the Montgomery County Child Roundtable Committee, and Mount Saint Joseph Academy Board of Directors.
Mary Coyne Pugh received her Bachelor's Degree from Rosemont College, graduating summa cum laude. She received the Genevieve Blatt Award and Esther Sylvester Law School scholarship to Villanova Law School where she served as a member of the Law Review from 1985-1986.