Lackey Law Firm

The Lackey Law Firm has been serving all of North Alabama for almost 40 years. As a family of lawyers, we always offer aggressive representation and reasonable prices. Every client is just as important as another, regardless of their case. You can get that same personal service on your case by calling 256-259-3929 now.

Our Team

Our staff is always glad to assist clients and make sure they are guided smoothly through the legal process.

Katie Buckley

Office Manager/Paralegal

Katie joined The Lackey Law Firm as a paralegal in 2011 after spending several years with a law firm in Huntsville, Alabama. She brings lots of experience to the firm in the areas of injury law and real estate law. Katie graduated from Scottsboro High School in 2002 and earned her B.A. in Political Science from Auburn University in 2005.  In 2016 she was promoted to Office Manager at the firm, where she is now the lead administrative employee, in addition to her ongoing work as a paralegal.  Katie’s work is focused on litigation and assisting with the drafting of complex legal documents such as deeds, wills, business formation, and contracts.

Sarah Robinson

Personal Injury Paralegal

Sarah joined The Lackey Law Firm in 2018 as a personal injury paralegal.  She devotes 100% of her time to assisting our clients with car wreck cases and other personal injury cases.  She is a graduate of Chattanooga State with an A.S. in Paralegal Studies.  Sarah also brings knowledge in the medical field and is a certified nursing assistant.  She was previously employed at a law firm in the Chattanooga metro area where she handled paralegal duties on injury cases and general legal work.

Becky Ayers


Becky now works on the firm’s general legal matters and focuses on the firm’s personal injury cases.  She moved to the role of paralegal in 2019 after she joined The Lackey Law Firm in 2018 as a Legal Assistant.  Becky brought almost 20 years of office administration experience to the firm.  She previously worked for a law firm handling primarily personal injury cases and has over 10 years of experience in the legal field.  She is skilled in drafting legal documents and Becky has extensive knowledge in managing an office and assisting clients with their legal needs.

Jazmin Ortega


Jazmin joined The Lackey Law Firm in 2015 as a legal assistant and translator.  She excelled in assisting the attorneys with translation for Spanish-speaking clients and in the drafting of legal documents.  Jazmin is a graduate of Scottsboro High School, Northeast Alabama Community College, and Jacksonville State University where she obtained her degree in forensic investigation.  She continued to work with the firm on a part time basis throughout college and rejoined the firm on a full-time basis as a paralegal upon graduation.

Nicoll Patermina

Legal Assistant

Nicoll joined The Lackey Law Firm in 2019 and is a graduate of Scottsboro High School.  She is currently enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College pursuing a paralegal degree.  Nicoll is bilingual, with fluency in both English and Spanish, and is excellent at translating for our clients who only speak Spanish.

Kelsey Gilbert

Legal Assistant and Client Reception

Kelsey began her career with our firm in 2019 and brings a wealth of knowledge in public relations and customer service to the firm. She is a 2018 graduate of Jacksonville State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations.

Abril Nolasco

Legal Assistant

Abril is a 2019 graduate of Northeast Alabama Community College where she earned her associate’s degree. She joined the firm in 2019, prior to finishing college, and has quickly become an asset due to her excellent work ethic and the ability to translate for our Spanish speaking clients.

Amber Haynes

Legal Assistant and Client Reception

Amber Haynes joined The Lackey Law Firm in 2019 as a legal assistant and client receptionist. She has several years of experience in customer service and accounting for a large manufacturer in North Alabama. She also worked as a teacher prior to joining our team and has a love for children!

Frequently Asked Questions

See below for more informaiton about our practice.

Yes, the initial in-office consultation is always free and if you’re injured and can’t come to us,  we’ll come to you.

Our focus is on car wrecks, personal injury,  criminal defense, and family law but we may handle your case regardless of the type, depending on all the circumstances.

If you have an injury case, you pay us only if we recover money for you. For other types of cases, the fees depend on the circumstances but initial consultations are free.

The Lackey Law Firm gladly accepts checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and debit cards.

Our attorneys each handle their own cases, but we also work together on many cases.

You can call us at 256-259-3929 or you can contact us by email at justinlackeylaw@gmail.com