Nancy L. Ballast

Nancy L. Ballast

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Law Office of Nancy L. Ballast PLLC
 | 80 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 301
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-406-6451
Fax: 616-825-5936
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

From her law firm, The Law Office of Nancy L. Ballast, PLLC, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, attorney Nancy L. Ballast offers a full range of legal services to help individuals, families and business owners with virtually any legal issue they may have. Serving clients throughout Kent County and across West Michigan, Ms. Ballast uses her extensive legal knowledge and experience to provide quality representation to those facing legal challenges involving any of the following:

  • Family law, including divorce, child custody and support, property division, spousal support, paternity, prenuptial agreements and more
  • Criminal law
  • Real property law
  • Business law, including entity formation, contracts formation and reviews, and other related areas
  • Estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and probate representation

A Grand Rapids native and 1994 graduate of Western Michigan University, Ms. Ballast obtained her Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2013. The State Bar of Michigan admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Ballast served as a legal clerk for Kent County and as a research attorney for another area law firm before establishing her own private practice.

While in law school, Ms. Ballast served as associate editor for the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, and she received the Atticus Finch Award for her high ethical standards.

Committed to both her practice and her community, Ms. Ballast is active with the State Bar of Michigan as well as the Grand Rapids Bar Association, and she currently serves as secretary to the West Michigan Solo and Small Firm Practice Network. She is a former board member for Family Crossroads and the West Michigan Special Hockey Association.

Well-versed in her practice areas, Ms. Ballast has conducted lectures and published articles on a variety of legal topics.

About Nancy Ballast

Admitted: 2013, Michigan

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Michigan, Committee for Libraries, Legal Research and Legal Publications, Member
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • West Michigan Special Hockey Association (WMSHA), Board Member

Educational Background:

  • Western Michigan University
Office Location for Nancy L. Ballast

80 Ottawa Ave. NW
Suite 301
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Last Updated: 4/16/2019

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