Tracye joined firm as an associate in August 2015.
Originally from Virginia, Tracye served her country for thirty years in the United States Navy, retiring in 2011 as a Command Master Chief (E-9). During her career in the Navy, Tracye served in Operation Desert Shied/Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. She was recognized by the President of the United States several times, including recognition for her leadership during a challenging seven-month deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
Tracye went on to study law at the University of South Dakota, where she was a staff writer for the South Dakota Law Review, Volume 60, and recipient of the 2013 Judge Lawrence Piersol Scholarship. Tracye was also a successful member of the Trial Advocacy Team. Tracye and her Trail Advocacy Team was awarded the “Most Professional Team Award” at the 2015 ABA’s National Ethics Trial. Tracye went on to graduate with honors from law school in 2015.
Seeking to utilize her medical and human resources background, Tracye has focused her practice around workers’ compensation, insurance defense, personal injury, and a variety of issues pertaining to employment law.
Tracye was selected as a 2018 Great Plains Rising Star for workers’ compensation, insurance defense, employment and labor, and personal injury-defense. The Rising Stars recognizes no more than 2.5% of the young attorneys in each state. Tracye was also a presenter at the 2018 Workers’ Comp Summit.