Nancy Grace

Wake Family Law Group



University of North Carolina School of Law, 1996, JD

Admitted to Practice


AAML Position(s) Held

  • Chair, Webinar Committee
  • President

Legal Organizations

  • Tenth Judicial District State Bar Councilor
  • Tenth Judicial District: President, 2019
  • NC Chapter of AAML:President, 2014, President-Elect, 2013, Membership Chair, 2012
  • North Carolina Bar Assn., Family Law Section: Chair, 2007-2008, Vice Chair, 2006-2007, Family Law Council, 2004-2007, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2005-Present (Chair, 2009-2014), Editor, Family Forum, 2001-2002, Secretary, 1999-2003
  • North Carolina Bar Assn.: Communications Committee, 2002-Present, CLE Committee, 2013-Present
  • Wake County Bar Assn/10th Judicial District: Board of Directors, 2012-2014, Grievance Committee, 2009-2011
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice (formerly North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers), Family Law Section: Chair, 2002-2003, Vice Chair, 2001-2002, Continuing Legal Education Committee Chair, 2000
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice: Board of Governors, 2003-2006
  • North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts: Family Court Advisory Committee, 2005-2011
  • Wake Women Attorneys: President, 1999-2000, Vice-President, 1998-1999
  • North Carolina Assn. of Women Attorneys: Board of Governors, 1997-1999.

CLE Presentations

  • The Modern Family: Basics of Family Law, -Alternative Dispute Resolution,” NCBA, Cary, NC, November 9, 2012
  • Family Law Basics, -Alternative Dispute Resolution,” Wake County Bar Association, Raleigh, NC, August 8, 2012
  • The Modern Family: Basics of Family Law, -Identification and Division of Various Types of Retirement Benefits,” NCBA, Cary, NC, November 14, 2008 and November 12, 2010
  • The Uh-Oh Moments- Intensive Equitable Distribution Seminar, -Til Death Do Us Part – Dealing with Retirement Survivor Benefits in Equitable Distribution,”  NCBA, Asheville, NC, October 29, 2009
  • Family (Un)Ties: The Basics of Family Law, “Identification and Division of Various Types of Retirement Benefits,” NCBA, Cary, NC, November 17, 2006
  • Family Law for the Estate Lawyer, “Woe is Me, Meeting the 2 “D’s”…Death & Divorce in North Carolina,” NCBA, Asheville, NC, September 15, 2006
  • How Attachment Relationships Inform Custody Evaluators (presented w/ Dr. Margaret Lee & Dr. Ginger Calloway), AFCC Conference, Tampa Bay, Florida, June 2, 2006
  • Family Law Appeals, Lorman’s “The Nuts and Bolts of Divorce in North Carolina,” Raleigh, NC, November 29, 2005
  • The Division of Governmental Benefits in Equitable Distribution, Wake Forest University’s “Practical Family Law 2005,” Raleigh, NC, September 30, 2005
  • Collaborative law Agreements, NCBA’s “Perils and Pitfalls in ADR-A Family law Perspective”, Chapel Hill, NC, September 16, 2005
  • Settlement of Domestic Disputes Through the Collaborative Law Process, “General Practice Symposium” sponsored by Wake Forest University, Raleigh, NC, November 11, 2004
  • The Alienated Child: A Family Systems Model and Reformulation of Parental Alienation Syndrome Panel Discussion (moderator), NCATL, November 3, 2004
  • You’ve Passed the Bar…Now What?-Practical Skills for New Lawyers, NCATL, Raleigh, NC, September 11, 2003
  • September 9, 2004
  • Family Law Appeals, NCATL “The Nuts & Bolts of Appellate Practice” CLE Program, Raleigh, NC, May 16, 2003
  • Tips and Traps of Federal Retirement Survivor Annuities, “Updates, Downloads, Pitfalls and Practical Magic,” NCBA Family Law Section Annual Conference in Wrightsville Beach, NC, May 2, 2003
  • Agreements and Enforcement, ABA/NCSB Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) CLE Program, Raleigh, NC, November 15, 2002
  • Collaborative Family Law “Improving Your Negotiating Skills,” NCBA Family Law Section Annual Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC
  • joint presentation with Diann Siegle, April 26, 2002
  • Can Alimony Be Terminated?, “Family Law 2001” CLE Program, Wake Forest University CLE, Raleigh, NC, October 4, 2001
  • Effective Use of a Custody Evaluation Panel Discussion, NCATL Family Law CLE Program, Raleigh, NC, September 7, 2001
  • Collaborative Family Law: Where It Is, Where It Came From and How It Worked In Wake County, “Mediating on the Edge: Cutting Edge Issues and Methods of Dispute Resolution” CLE, NCBA Dispute Resolution Secion Annual Conference, Boone, NC, May 19, 2001.

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