Tracey L. Young, RP®
Tracey L. Young, RP®, NYSCP is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology magna cum laude. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University and a paralegal certificate from the American Institute of Paralegal Studies. In December 2000, Tracey passed the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE®), earning the designation PACE Registered Paralegal (RP). In 2021, she earned the credential of New York State Certified Paralegal (NYSCP).
Tracey has more than 30 years of experience as a paralegal. She has worked in a variety of areas of law, including criminal law, family law, real estate, collections, estates, personal injury and civil litigation. At LaMarche Safranko Law, Tracey is a litigation paralegal focusing in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice.
Tracey is active in local, statewide and national paralegal associations. She served as President of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA®) for the 2010-2012 term and as Board Advisor for the 2012-2014 term. Tracey previously served as NFPA’s Vice President and Director of Positions and Issues and as Director of Region V. Prior to joining the NFPA Board of Directors, she served as NFPA Regulation Review Coordinator.
Tracey joined the Albany Legal Assistants Association in 1995 which later became the Capital District Paralegal Association (CDPA). Tracey served two terms as president, vice president and treasurer of CDPA as well as six years as delegate to NFPA.
Currently, Tracey is the Chair of the Certification Committee for the Empire State Alliance of Paralegal Associations (ESAPA) certification program. Launched in 2021, the New York State Certified Paralegal Program is a voluntary certification program developed and managed by ESAPA to recognize paralegals who have met superior qualifications which include defined levels of education and experience. Paralegals certified by ESAPA are authorized to use the credential “New York State Certified Paralegal” or “NYSCP”.
Tracey has lived in Clifton Park, New York since 1990 where she raised her two sons, Rick and Greg, who are both graduates of Shenendehowa High School. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
LaMarche Safranko Law Testimonials
“The arrest of my husband in 2008 was an extremely difficult and emotional time for our family. The arrest turned our lives upside down. It was sudden and unexpected and had tragic emotional as well as financial consequences. I had no idea what to do under the circumstances….
“The staff at LaMarche Safranko Law took care of whatever I needed, it was just fabulous. It was top shelf, if I called, I got George. If he was in a meeting, they left him a message. He called me right back after the meeting. Everybody was very courteous and very nice there. If I left a voicemail, everybody got back to me quickly. The level of service was very, very good and I would Highly recommend them.”
“Dear Mr. Safranko,
Thank You so much for answering my question, and so expediently!
The dedication, respect, and consideration with which you treat your clients, current and past, is remarkable. It is why I reached out to you when searching in my time of need, and why I would highly recommend…
“I wanted to express my deepest appreciation to Mr. Andrew Safranko for the exceptional job he did in regards to my legal representation. Mr. Safranko displayed the utmost in professionalism and discretion during the entire court process, and took the time to explain each and every step….
“I can honestly say that the best decision I’ve ever made was retaining George LaMarche as my attorney. I was in a situation where everything wasat risk; my career, livelihood, and the ability to provide for my family. In desperation, I contacted over a dozen attorneys. The majority of the lawyers I spoke with promised results without seeing paperwork or knowing valuable facts….
“I am an attorney who found himself in the middle of a serious, personal legal matter that compromised not only my personal life but my professional life as well. I immediately contacted Andrew (Andy) Safranko, Esq. Andy worked tirelessly and extremely hard to bring my legal situation to a very favorable resolution. In so doing, Andy not only saved certain aspects of my personal and professional life…
“My family and I cannot thank George and his staff enough for all of the support and guidance they have given us over the past six months. Anyone who has ever suffered a personal injury knows how difficult they are to overcome, but I’m glad we had such an intelligent and hardworking attorney on our side so I could focus on my recovery rather than on the details of the case….
“Dear Andrew and George,
I cannot thank you enough for your hard work, diligence, and selfless manner that you put towards my legal difficulties in Colonie. From the first moment I met you, you helped reassure me that things were going to turn out in a more favorable manner than I originally thought. Clearly, the final result of my court case displays the quality of time and work that you put into this….
“Throughout the attorney client relationship regarding my personal injury lawsuit, George and his staff continually exhibited tremendous amounts of legal knowledge, skill, and a vast amount of expert resources that ultimately resulted in a final judgment in my favor. George was there every step of the way to explain where we stood and what to expect next and there was never a need to question his professional judgment…
“No one likes to be in a bad situation, but if you need a lawyer George is your man. Not only does he point you in the right direction he offers good advice for your future. As much as we bring him business he does not encourage that next time anticipation….
Thank you so much for everything you have done for our son over the last three years. This has been a very challenging time for our family and the knowledge that our son has an attorney as capable and amazing as you are has given us peace of mind!
“Dear George, Andy and Staff,
Thank you all for your kindness and all your help in getting back to my wellbeing and life. I could not have done it without you all. Everything is going so well again. I recommend you highly. Thanks Again!”
“I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your excellent representation on my recent matter. I have worked with lawyers, and in law firms much of my professional life, but I have never encountered the rare mix of skill, integrity and humanity in one individual—you….
“I cannot thank George E. LaMarche lll and his team for the excellent legal work they provided for my son, and in extension, our entire family. His experience, knowledge of the law, networking ability and communication is second to none. In our case, our son was wrongly accused by a small town police officer and charged with 5 tickets…