Lacey is based in Reminger Co. LPA’s Cleveland office, where she focuses her practice on matters involving probate litigation, trust disputes, estate administration, and estate planning. Since joining Reminger as a Law Clerk in 2019, Lacey has assisted in litigation involving trust and estate disputes as well as the undue influence of the elderly. In addition to pursuing justice for victims of elder abuse, Lacey enjoys helping clients navigate the seemingly complex estate administration process.
Prior to joining Reminger, Lacey served as a Judicial Extern for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, a Legal Extern for University Hospitals Health System, and a Legal Intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York.
Lacey graduated magna cum laude in the top 5% of her class from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she served as a contributing editor of Case Western Reserve’s Law Review. While on Case Western’s Law Review, Lacey published two articles in administrative law and secured an award for preparing the best essay on improving the local, state, or national government. Since graduating law school, Lacey published her third article on judicial deference to administrative agencies. Lacey employs her strong background in legal research and writing to effectively and persuasively advocate for her clients.
Honors & Recognitions
CALI High A Awards in Contracts, Torts, Legislation & Regulation, and Legal Writing
Community & Professional
American Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
- Oct 6, 2021, Plaintiff VerdictCuyahoga County Probate Court
We obtained a Plaintiffs’ verdict at trial for the decedent’s sisters invalidating, on the basis of undue influence, changes made to their decedent brother’s beneficiary designations for bank accounts, retirement accounts, a car title, and real estate executed two months before the decedent died and were contrary to the decedent’s expressed intent in his estate planning for more than 20 years. The trial victory resulted in $800,000 being returned to the benefit of Plaintiffs and their family members.
- Press Release, Dec 3, 2020
- Suffolk University Law Review, Jun 10, 2021
- “Beyond Chevron: An Analysis of Idaho’s Intermediate Deference Doctrine and Its Hypothetical Application in Federal Courts”Case Western Reserve Law Review, Sep 2020
Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2020, magna cum laude
- Contributing Editor of Case Western Reserve’s Law Review
Bachelor of Arts in English, Grove City College, 2016, magna cum laude
- State of Ohio, 2020