District Attorney Profile

Mary Lacy

Mary Lacy (DA 2001-2009)

Mary Lacy (1950-Living)

Twentieth Judicial District, 2001-2009

Mary Lacy graduated with honors from the University of Iowa College of Law.  She began her career as a teacher for children with disabilities.  During her early career she also spent five years as a trust officer with Dubuque Bank and Trust in Dubuque, Iowa.

Lacy served as Boulder County’s District Attorney from 2001–2009.  Prior to 2001, she spent 10 years as Chief of the Sexual Assault Unit in the District Attorney’s Office where she was instrumental in strengthening the prosecution of sexual assault cases, creating both the Sex Assault Unit and the Sex Assault Review Team.  Lacy prosecuted thousands of county court, juvenile and felony cases throughout her 24 years in the Boulder office.

Lacy has been involved in nonprofit organizations in Boulder County for over two decades.  She co-founded Blue Sky Bridge, a child and family advocacy center in Boulder, and has served on the Board of Directors for Chestor House, YWCA, Blue Sky Bridge and the Aging Services Foundation.

Lacy has received numerous awards for her contributions to justice and community issues in the county and the state. She is currently in private practice in Boulder.

Photo:  Courtesy of District Attorney's Office