Lucy Rose Taylor has joined Fenchel Family Law’s as an associate attorney. Lucy’s life and work experience enables her to provide both empathic and focused lawyering to her clients. Her role is to make the stressful time a client is navigating as peaceful and easy as possible. Lucy loves listening to her clients stories and working with them to guide them down the path they choose, whether that be negotiation, litigation, or merely advice. She believes that by working together collaboratively with a lawyer, a client can truly find the new beginning they are seeking. She is dedicated to this mission.
Lucy is a graduate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. During law school, Lucy served as the Executive Notes Editor of the Constitutional Law Quarterly and ran the Hastings Public Interest Law Foundation fundraising efforts (raising over $60,000 in one year!). She also served as a president of the school’s Prisoner’s Outreach organization where she facilitated a program for law students to provide direct advocacy for California’s prisoners. Lucy was proud to receive the Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services, the Extraordinary Contribution in Public Interest Award, and a Certificate in Child Advocacy.
While in law school, Lucy worked almost constantly. She worked for the Legal Aid Society of New York, where she advocated for women and transgender prisoners. She spent a year working for Legal Services for Children as a certified law student, where she finalized guardianships and immigration filings. She worked for Young Minds Advocacy, a non-profit focused on ensuring young people have access to mental health care. Lucy also worked for Bay Area Legal Aid, where she assisted young people transition from the delinquency and dependency systems to begin independent and fulfilling lives. Before law school and after graduating with a B.A. from UC Santa Cruz, Lucy was a paralegal, focused on California prison reform.
While not serving her clients, Lucy is biking, cooking, painting, and volunteering her advocacy efforts to California prisoners.