Ms. Tufts practices in the areas of products liability, industrial accidents, automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice and fraud. She has tried numerous cases in Alabama that resulted in successful plaintiff’s verdicts.
A native of Alabama and a Truman Scholarship recipient, Ms. Tufts graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2004. She earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2008 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and graduated in the top 5% of her class.
Ms. Tufts is the immediate past President of the Mobile Bar Association Women Lawyers, for which she has served as officer since 2010. Ms. Tufts also served on the Junior Board of the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, which provides financial assistance to charitable organizations serving disadvantaged and at risk families and children in Alabama. Ms. Tufts served on the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Executive Committee in 2011 and 2012. During her first year on that YLS Executive Committee, she co-chaired a project that is responsible for implementing the American Bar Association’s “Next Steps Challenge,” an initiative that aims to increase diversity within the legal profession. Ms. Tufts is also honored to be a member of the Paul W. Brock American Inn of Court, an organization made of up judges and lawyers who meet monthly to discuss matters of ethics, skill, and professionalism in our legal community.
Ms. Tufts is committed to giving back to the communities in which she works and lives. She received the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program (“SAVLP”), which recognized her both for providing pro bono legal representation to members of the community and for helping to raise money for the SAVLP. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform, Inc. In addition, Ms. Tufts is a graduate of the 2010 Alabama Leadership Initiative ("ALI"), a program through which emerging leaders from across the state explore various issues associated with education, economic development and government. During law school, Ms. Tufts volunteered nearly 200 hours at the Neighborhood Legal Services Program in Washington, D.C., an organization that represents those who cannot afford legal counsel. Before going to law school, she served as Executive Director of Impact: An Alabama Student Service Initiative, a statewide nonprofit organization that manages college preparatory, healthcare, and financial literacy programs designed to enable student volunteers to be part of structural and systemic change in Alabama.
Lucy and her husband, David, have a daughter named Abigail.
Ms. Tufts is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, the Mobile Bar Association, the Alabama Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. She is admitted to practice in all of the state and federal courts in Alabama.
Ms. Tufts is listed as one of the leading plaintiff attorneys in Alabama by Super Lawyers magazine.
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