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Arnold Law Office, LLC
401 East Tenth Avenue,
Suite 400
Eugene, Oregon 97401
Phone: 541-303-2257
Fax: 541-338-9101
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Jacy F. Arnold, Eugene, Oregon Attorney
Jacy Arnold, Eugene, Oregon AttorneyFounding Partner

Location: Eugene, Oregon
Phone: (541) 303-2257
Fax: (541) 338-9101
E-mail: E-mail Me

Jacy Arnold is been ranked one of the best attorneys under the age of 40 by Law and Politics' "Super Lawyers." She has been rated an Oregon Rising Star in Family Law for three years in a row. Only up to 2.5% of Oregon attorneys are given the honor.

Jacy specializes in high-conflict custody cases, complex divorce matters involving closely-held corporations and considerable assets, and juvenile court dependency and termination of parental rights cases.

Attorney Practice Philosophy

Jacy earned her "Super Lawyers" honor by focusing her family law practice on client needs and by working harder than the opposition in case preparation. She credits her consistent trial record and stellar reputation with local judges with simply planning for every case contingency in advance.

Education and Background

Jacy grew up on a farm outside of the town of Trenton in northcentral Missouri. She grew up helping raise cattle and hogs and assisting with her family's seasonal horse-powered sorghum mill. She left her tiny town to attend Truman State University, a small state college of 6000 students. She graduated magna cum laude after three-and-a-half years with a B.A. in political science in December 1997.

She and Mike then worked the following semester as substitute teachers in rural schools in the surrounding counties. Jacy spent most of the semester running a special education class, focusing primarily on high-conflict autistic high school students.

In their search for law schools, Jacy's goal was to escape the oppressive heat of Missouri summers and the cold winters. After receiving an offer for a Portland law school to fly them out to tour the school, they set their sights on learning about the University of Oregon and the small town of Eugene as well. Jacy had heard of Eugene in her youth while attending Kansas City Royals games with her grandfather. During the seventh inning stretch, farm team scores would flash on the screen with the last one always being the short-season rookie team, the Eugene Emeralds. On their tour Jacy fell in love with Lane County and they decided it would be a great place to raise a family.

During her first year of law school, Jacy was the only student to work a job while attending classes. While clerking for a small firm in Cottage Grove she quickly fell in love with the practice of law and eagerly anticipated the end of law school. The next firm she clerked at had a contract for Cottage Grove city prosecution. There she got her first taste of trial, prosecuting a DUII case. She has been at home in the courtroom ever since.

Employment History

After graduating from law school in 2001, she worked for a small family law firm in Eugene. She quickly learned that in order to get more courtroom experience she had to be the lead trial attorney on the case. Her impatience led her to establish Arnold Law Office in 2002. She quickly became the recipient of high-conflict custody cases that other attorneys referred to her when they couldn't settle. Her first year with Arnold Law Office, she worked a break-neck litigation schedule having two to three trials set every single week. She tried a family law case every week for well over a year, and as luck would have it, she never lost one of them.

She credits her awesome trial record with luck; however, it really comes down to her ability to value a case for settlement. She has an uncanny nack for sizing up clients, opposing parties, and witnesses and can usually predict the outcome of a case with a higher-than-average degree of certainty. This allows her to counsel clients on the risks of trial and encourage settlement when appropriate. If she advises a client that a position is meritorious and trial is the only solution, then her legendary work ethic and hard-driven trial preparation kicks in.

Her stellar reputation with the judges and other seasoned trial attorneys is due to her being the most knowledgeable and most prepared person in the courtroom. That's what sets her practice apart. It's not fancy trial tactics but hard work and compassion for her clients and their children.

Professional Organizations & Activities

  • Junior League of Eugene (President 2008-2009; President Elect 2007-2008)
  • Oregon State Bar Family Law Executive Committee - 2009-present
  • Public Defenders Services of Lane County Board Member - 2007-present
  • Lane County Bar Association Board Member - 2006-2009
  • Family Law Committee, Lane County Bar Association - 2003-2004 Chair
  • Program Committee, Lane County Bar Association - 2004-2006 Chair
  • Roland K. Rodman American Inn of Court - Secretary - 2002-2008
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Lane County Bar Association
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Oregon Mediation Association
  • Lane County Women Lawyers
  • Professional Women's Forum

Hobbies and Interests

Jacy enjoys gardening and farming with her husband and daugther.

Contact a Eugene Criminal Defense Attorney Today

To speak with a trial attorney about your important legal issue, contact our firm today at 541-303-2257. To learn more about the other attorneys at Arnold Law Office, visit our "Attorneys" page.

Managing partner Mike Arnold on what sets Arnold Law Office apart:


Arnold Law Office, LLC, represents clients throughout western, central and southern Oregon including Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Medford, Salem, Albany, Creswell, Junction City, Veneta, Glendale, Harrisburg, Brownville, Cottage Grove, Elkton, Sutherlin, Roseburg, Monroe, Lowell, Newport, Winston, Myrtle Creek, Florence, Newport, Oakridge, Klamath Falls, Medford, Ashland, Bend, and other towns in Lane County, Josephine County, Jackson County, Deschutes County, Multnomah County, Washington County, Clackamas County, Linn County, Douglas County, Marion County, Coos County, Lincoln County and Benton County.