Nancy L. Grace

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Wake Family Law Group
 | 4350 Lassiter at North Hills Ave, Suite 360
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-694-8416
Fax: 919-787-4811
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Certified as a specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization since 2003, Nancy L. Grace focuses her practice exclusively on that area of the law. A principal at the Wake Family Law Group located in Raleigh, North Carolina, she provides representation to clients throughout Wake County. Highly regarded by her fellow attorneys, Ms. Grace has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2014, and she has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Grace is a past president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and she is a former chair of both the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. In addition, she is the president-elect of the 10th Judicial District Bar, and she has been a member of the board of directors of the Wake County Bar Association.

In her matrimonial practice, Ms. Grace assists clients who are going through a divorce and who need to deal with issues such as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of assets and debts. Her background in arbitration and mediation allows her to use those alternative dispute resolution methods when appropriate. Other family law matters that Ms. Grace has experience in include the preparation and review of prenuptial and postmarital agreements, and she helps to obtain protective orders for domestic violence victims.

Ms. Grace received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1982 and a master's degree in teaching from that same institution in 1986. After teaching Spanish at the collegiate level, she decided to pursue a legal education and enrolled at the University of North Carolina School of Law, obtaining her Juris Doctor with honors in 1996.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Marital Property

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Marital Property


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020

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About Nancy Grace

Admitted: 1996, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • Lawyer of the Year, Family Law, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014 - Present
  • Super Lawyer, Family Law, North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008 - Present
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Family Law, NC State Bar Board, 2003
  • Family Financial Mediator, NC Dispute Resolution Commission

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Communications Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association, CLE Committee
  • Chair, NCBA, Family Law Section, CLE Committee
  • Tenth Judicial District, Grievance Committee
  • Wake County Bar Association/Tenth Judicial District, Board of Directors
  • Former Chair, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, Family Law Section
  • Former Chair, North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Past President, North Carolina Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • President, Tenth Judicial District Bar, 2019
  • President-Elect, Tenth Judicial District Bar, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Teacher, Spanish, North Carolina State University
  • Former Editor, NCBA, Family Law Section

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina, Teaching, 1986
  • University of North Carolina, B. A., Spanish, 1982
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Office Location for Nancy L. Grace

4350 Lassiter at North Hills Ave
Suite 360
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-694-8416

Fax: 919-787-4811

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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