In 1990, Mary Katherine Boyte graduated cum laude from Fresno State University with BA in Political Science and BA in Speech Communication. She then obtained her Juris Doctor decree from Whittier Law School in Los Angeles, again graduating cum laude, in May of 1993. While at Whittier, she served as a teaching assistant and as Executive Editor of the Whittier Law Review. During her second year, she wrote and published an article in the Whittier Law Review.
Following graduation, Mary Katherine Boyte became licensed to practice in both Arizona and Colorado. She began her practice in Yuma, Arizona in December of 1993 and has since called Yuma her home. From the beginning, her practice has focused in the area of Family Law.
Ms. Boyte takes pride in being actively involved in the improvement of the practice of family law in Arizona. She has served as a member and officer on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Section for over 10 years. She also serves on the Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee of the State Bar which monitors and suggests improvements the Rules of Family Law Procedure in Arizona.