Maria Gannon was born in Sacramento, California, but raised in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from Clark High School, Ms. Gannon attended Baylor University where she graduated with honors and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Thereafter, Ms. Gannon attended Texas Tech University School of Law where she participated in the Pro Bono Civil Practice Clinic assisting disadvantaged individuals with legal issues including divorce, child custody, and probate matters. Ms. Gannon graduated from Texas Tech Law in 2015.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gannon worked for a family law firm, and then for a firm specializing in oil and gas and real estate. Ms. Gannon joined The Law Office of Steven C. Benke in December 2019. She is a member of the Texas Bar College, the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section and Oil and Gas Section, and the San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section.