Lucianne A. Conklin

Direct: (269) 349-3343

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.

Practice Areas:

  • Domestic and Civil Mediation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probating Estates
  • Commercial Collections/construction liens
  • Guardianships and Adoptions

Professional Associations:

  • Past president of the Southwest Michigan Women’s Lawyers Association
  • Chair of the Kalamazoo Bar Association Family Law committee
  • Co-chair of the St. Catherine of Siena religious education program
  • Treasurer and officer of Chi Omega Sorority at Western Michigan University
  • Regular volunteer at Kalamazoo law library community clinics