Stacy represents clients involved in guardianship/conservatorship cases,
trust disputes and will contests, litigation against or involving fiduciaries,
and disputes arising out of family or closely held businesses.
Clients include fiduciaries (guardians/conservators, trustees, personal representatives, partners, shareholders), wards or respondents in guardianship/conservatorship cases, family members concerned about loved ones who may lack capacity due to illness or age, interested persons with concerns about how a trust or will is being administered, and individuals involved in disputes arising out of a family or closely held business.
Stacy serves on the Hennepin County panel of Court-appointed attorneys, representing respondents and wards/protected persons in guardianship/ conservatorship cases.
Stacy has first-chaired 25 jury trials and more than 15 contested bench trials during her legal career. She has been involved in several high-profile complex civil litigation cases, including the Tom Petters civil litigation cases and civil litigation related to the Ivy Hotel and condominium project in downtown Minneapolis. But no client is too small - what Stacy truly loves is using her legal training and expertise to help vulnerable adults (and families) through tough times.
Stacy earned her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1996, where she was a member of the Iowa Law Review. She graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with a degree in political science in 1992.
Stacy has been named a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. She has presented to legal associations in the Twin Cities and has been published in legal publications.
In her free time, Stacy enjoys volunteering. For more than 10 years, Stacy has served in volunteer fundraising and event planning roles for animal rescue organizations and enjoys volunteering for the PROP Shop in Eden Prairie. In the past, Stacy volunteered for English Rose Suites, Feed My Starving Children, and Habitat for Humanity, and was a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.