Lizzy Cary has specialized in criminal defense and trial litigation for the past six years and has served as lead paralegal on multiple cases – including some very high-profile cases. Lizzy was the lead paralegal on a case that ultimately exonerated their client after spending nine years in prison, which included locating and managing over 20 new witnesses, numerous exhibits, investigators, and expert witnesses for his re-trial. She is also experienced in investigation, courtroom technology, and discovery management. Currently, she is the lead paralegal on a case with over one million pages of discovery and over 20 law clerks to manage.
Lizzy is the founder and chairperson of the Ingham County Bar Association Paralegal Section and Chair Elect of the State Bar of Michigan Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section, where she serves as chairperson on multiple committees. Lizzy is also a member of other sections of the State Bar of Michigan, including the Animal Law, Criminal Law, Litigation, and Prisons/Corrections sections. She loves being involved in the paralegal community, so she is also a member of NALA.
As an expert in legal technology, she has contributed numerous articles to legal publications on technology tips and practice management. She has also presented to paralegal students on how to best serve as a litigation paralegal during trial.
Aside from providing great client service and top-notch legal work, she can often be found spending time with her husband, volunteering for her local dog rescue, and spoiling her fur babies.