About Marylou McAdams Corson

Marylou McAdams Corson, Esquire

As a former Assistant Prosecutor, Marylou McAdams Corson is an experienced courtroom lawyer with over twenty-two years of experience counseling clients on a wide range of issues. For the last eight years, Marylou worked tirelessly in the Atlantic County and Cape May County Prosecutor’s Offices as she handled various criminal matters involving children and families. During her time in the Prosecutor’s Office, Marylou earned a reputation among her peers and those she represents as a dedicated and effective attorney, and she earned the respect of judges, opposing counsel, and law clerks. She has been praised for her professionalism, organization, efficiency in the courtroom, and compassionate and caring approach.

As a family lawyer, Marylou provides counsel to clients at inflection points in their lives and helps them navigate difficult situations to achieve positive outcomes. She believes that by providing her own perspective and avoiding mistakes, she can guide and encourage her clients toward a better, happier future. Marylou is an active listener committed to understanding her clients’ needs and goals. She works tirelessly to ensure that her clients’ interests are represented and protected.

“My skill is the ability to analyze the facts of a case, apply the law, set realistic expectations, and get the resolution that is in the best interest of all parties,” says Marylou. She prides herself on being a pragmatic and effective problem-solver, finding solutions that meet her clients’ needs while respecting the legal process.

Marylou is a proud graduate of Mount Saint Joseph Academy for girls in Flourtown, Pennsylvania, and she earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Boston College. Marylou is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, and she is a member of several professional organizations, including the Cape May County Bar Association, Atlantic County Bar Association, and The Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court. In June 2023, she was appointed to the Atlantic County Advisory Commission on Women where she will serve a two (2) year term.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Marylou McAdams Corson has been happily married for twenty-plus years with two amazing sons. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in her community.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, May 2000


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE – Juris Doctor, May 1998
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 1992
  • Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Flourtown, PA, June 1988

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Cape May County Bar Association
  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • The Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court
  • Atlantic Country Advisory Commission on Women

Areas of Practice