During law school, Stacy Lacroix was approved by the State of California as a Certified Legal Intern to represent clients in court for The Office of the Public Defender and The City Attorney's Office. She also worked as an intern at The California Innocence Project where she had the opportunity to be trained by wonderful attorneys who work tirelessly to free wrongly convicted persons. Stacy also received the Wiley W. Manuel Award for her dedication to providing pro bono legal services.
After law school, Stacy wanted to become better skilled in trial litigation, legislation, and public policy advocacy for victims, so she relocated to D.C and enrolled in law school for a second time at American University WCL, and earned an LL.M in Law and Government and Trial Advocacy. While enrolled she had the opportunity to clerk at the D.C Public Defender Service. She also worked on the "Project to End Child Marriage" at the International Centre for Missing & Endangered Children in Alexandria, Virginia.
In addition to her law practice, Stacy currently volunteers with several non-profit organizations in D.C and MD that provide legal representation to victims of Sexual & Domestic Violence including Unchained At Last, DCVLP (DC Volunteer Lawyers Program, MVLS (MD Volunteer Legal Service, NVRDC (Network For Victim Recovery DC), and others.
*District of Columbia
LL.M - American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC
J.D. - Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA