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Lacey L. Bailey

ASSOCIATE


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A). University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS (2003)

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.). University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS (2006)

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation. Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL (2008)

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

Practice in the areas of civil tax controversy and litigation; criminal tax defense; estate and trust

planning; business planning; and estate and trust litigation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Represents clients in audits; administrative hearings before the IRS and the Mississippi Department of Revenue (“MDOR”) Board of Review; and federal tax litigation before the United States Tax Court.

  • Drafts business transaction, formation and reorganization documents.

  • Drafts trusts, wills, health care powers of attorney, durable powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents.

  • Represents testate and intestate estates through the administration process.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia, 2006

  • Member of the Mississippi Bar, 2009

  • Member of the Tennessee State Bar, 2009

  • Member of the American Bar Association, Taxation Section

  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association, Taxation Section (2007-2010)

  • Member of the Tri-County Bar Association

  • Member of the Lafayette County, MS Bar Association

  • Member of the Capital Area Bar Association

  • Member of the Oxford, MS Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals

  • Admitted to practice before all state courts in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Georgia

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court

ACADEMIC HONORS

  • Member, European and International Moot Court Competition Team, Spring 2008 (Leuven, Belgium)

  • Volunteer, Tax Assistance Program, Spring 2008 (Chicago, IL)

  • Member, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

  • Member, Law School Student Body Association

  • Chancellor’s Honor Roll: Fall 1999; Spring 2001

  • Dean’s Honor Roll: Spring 2000; Fall 2002; Spring 2003; Intersession 2003; Spring 2005; Fall 2005

  • Member, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

  • Officer,Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority

  • Member, Student Programming Board Pageants Committee