Lucianne A. Conklin joined Escamilla & Salisbury, PLLC in 2018. Lucy brings over thirty years of experience to the firm. Lucy has practiced extensively in Michigan District, Circuit and Probate Courts. She is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, the US Federal District Court and the U S Bankruptcy Court. She is an alumna of the University of Michigan and Golden Gate University School of Law. She began her legal career as a law clerk in
Kalamazoo Circuit Court before entering private practice.
Lucy developed an interest in alternate dispute resolution in the early nineties. She has completed over one hundred hours of mediation training, has mediated hundreds of cases and is a court approved mediator in Kalamazoo, Van Buren, Cass and Calhoun counties. Lucy’s significant trial experience coupled with her knowledge and experience mediating cases has provided her with the practical knowledge needed to resolve conflicts successfully and economically.
Lucy has earned a certificate of estate planning from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. She has presented at estate planning seminars and her estate planning articles have appeared in the Kalamazoo Gazette and Grand Rapids Press. Her experience in estate planning spans the realm of personal worth from modest to high estate values. Her experience probating estates provides important insight when preparing an estate plan.
For thirty years, Lucy has represented suppliers and contractors in construction disputes. If and when to file a construction lien or a UCC financing statement are important tools for collecting monies owed.
Guardianships, conservatorships, and adoptions require the ability to work with families whose members may not be in agreement and/or are struggling to make difficult decisions about the care of a loved one no matter what age, infant to elder. Lucy has both personal and professional experience to assist families in navigating the legal process to obtain the best solution for their needs.
When not working, Lucy enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking and most of all spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.