Stacy Jo Townsend was born and raised in the small town of Williamstown, West Virginia. She attended Coastal Carolina University where she was a member of the National Honor Society for Leadership and Success, Triota Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, and Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society. Stacy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Criminology, and a minor in Pre-Law prior to attending law school.
While in law school, Stacy worked for a real estate firm in Rock Hill, South Carolina as a real estate paralegal, client coordinator, and closing administrator. Working in multiple capacities while being studious provided Stacy with skills such as providing efficient and quality work product, attention to minor details bearing impact, and time management.
Stacy later moved to Savannah, Georgia to attend and graduate from Savannah Law School, cum laude, where she was an active member in the Real Estate Law Society, Business Law Society, Delta Theta Phi, and Animal Law Society. Thereafter, Stacy earned admission to practice in the State of West Virginia, the Southern District of West Virginia, the State of South Carolina, and the State of North Carolina.
Before joining The Derrick Law Firm, Stacy represented employers and insurance carriers defending against workers’ compensation claims. While previously working alongside talented defense lawyers, Stacy gained industry knowledge of defense strategies. Stacy, and The Derrick Law Firm team, look forward to working with you to navigate through your legal issues.