Karen (Kacey) Robins Carnegie is the Managing Member and lead attorney at Karen Robins Carnegie, PLC. Kacey handles a variety of legal matters, including all types of family law matters, estate planning and probate, probate litigation (including will contests), guardianships and conservatorships and small business formation and transactions. She also serves as a Guardian ad litem for both children and adults.
Kacey was born and raised in the Deep Creek area of Chesapeake and graduated from Deep Creek High School. Kacey graduated, cum laude, in 2008 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond after receiving her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, in Sociology and Accounting in 2004 from Longwood University. After graduating from law school, Kacey joined Dominic P. Lascara, PLC as an associate attorney. In September 2012, Kacey made the decision to fulfill her lifelong dream of giving back to the Deep Creek community by starting her own practice in the heart of Deep Creek. It was at that time that she opened Karen Robins Carnegie, PLC.
Kacey has served her community as a member and officer of the Deep Creek Ruritan Club and a Girl Scout Leader. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and Chesapeake Bar Association. Kacey has given numerous presentations regarding estate planning, the probate process and small business formation. In January 2021, Kacey was appointed by the first judicial circuit to serve as a substitute judge.
When not working, Kacey enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Kacey lives in Chesapeake with her husband, Adam, and two daughters, Elsi and Piper.
“Growing up, I always knew that I wanted to return to my hometown and make a difference. It is an honor to be able to stand up for the Chesapeake community on a daily basis.”