EDUCATION

Stacy graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has a Masters Degree from the College of Charleston in South Carolina where she was a Graduate Fellow and Stacy received her law degree from Vermont Law School. During law school, Stacy taught legal writing as a Dean's Fellow, clerked at the Vermont Attorney General's office, and worked at the South Royalton Legal Clinic. Stacy received several awards during law school, including the Maximilian W. Kempner Award, which is given at commencement to the student who best exemplifies the highest standards of competence, integrity, respect, fair-mindedness and public service; and the Winona Ward Student Activist of the Year award given out by the Women's Law Group.

LEGAL CAREER

Stacy began her legal career as a staff attorney with Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, serving families, seniors, and others in need through direct litigation as well as community advocacy. The attorneys, paralegals, and support staff Stacy worked with are organized through the National Organization for Legal Service Workers (NOLSW-UAW Local 2320), and Stacy served as a shop steward for many years and then as President of the local chapter. In 2012, Stacy became a small business owner, opening her own practice in Chillicothe and in 2014 she joined the law firm Seif & McNamee, LLC with offices in Chillicothe and Waverly. Stacy is a civil litigator with over 13 years of experience representing individuals, families, and businesses. She is certified by the Ohio Supreme Court as an Advanced Family Conflict Mediator, Guardian ad Litem, and Parenting Coordinator. Stacy is also the Solicitor for the Village of Beaver, and has represented the Village of Piketon and the City of Waverly in Mayor’s Courts. Stacy works in many of the Counties in the 4th District and has handled civil and criminal appeals to the Court of Appeals and the Ohio Supreme Court. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.


Stacy has also been an educator, teaching political science at Ohio University - Chillicothe Branch, and leadership and ecology through Hocking College in Columbus and Andros Island, Bahamas.

PUBLIC SERVICE

Stacy solidified her passion for service and working for others while at Xavier University, where her Jesuit education combined learning and service. After college, Stacy spent time as an intern with International Field Studies, a non-profit educational and cultural experience organization in Columbus and Andros Island, Bahamas. She served on a number of community and student volunteer groups while in Charleston and Vermont. Since returning to Ohio, Stacy has been an active member of a number of boards including the Ross County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Ross County Humane Society, the YMCA of Ross County, and the St. Mary Catholic Church Parish Council. Stacy volunteers with legal aid clinics, does pro bono work for non-profits, and serves clients through the Ohio Attorney General's Victim of Crime program. Stacy has also been a volunteer attorney mentor through the Ohio Supreme Court's Lawyer to Lawyer program.

FAMILY

Stacy and her family live in historic downtown Chillicothe, Ohio. Her husband, Luke Feeney, is the Mayor of Chillicothe. They have two children -- Colin who is four and Marin who will be two in August.  Stacy met Luke while working with him at Southeastern Legal Services. They celebrated their ten year anniversary this summer. The family makes the most of the natural blessings in southern and southeastern Ohio -- hiking, running, and gardening are a few of Stacy’s hobbies.


Stacy is originally from West Carrollton, Ohio, near Dayton. Her father is retired from a career as a printing press manager and a Veteran. Her mother has been an office and sales manager and her step-father is an accountant.