CSLEA Legal Counsel Stacy Olsen graduated cum laude from Western State College of Law with her juris doctorate in 2006. Previously she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Law and Society from University of California, Irvine. While in law school she received numerous awards, including top of her class in Criminal Justice Ethics, Theories of Crime and Punishment, Contract Law and Bankruptcy. She also received the 2006 Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. Ms. Olsen has been in private practice for 10 years with a primary focus on estate litigation, civil disputes, and settlement negotiation. She has participated in numerous mediations, has negotiated many favorable settlement agreements for her clients and has a markedly high success rate in matters which went to trial. She is active in the legal community and volunteers her time supporting veterans and other charitable organizations.