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Nancy Loukus Ballast

also known as Nancy L. Ballast, Nancy Loukus

About me

I'm thrilled to go to work in the morning to help people with their legal problems. It's really what I was meant to do. In my free time I like to lift weights, read, and do crafts. I'm also a parent to a middle-schooler with special needs who is the light of my life.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 60%
    3 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Eliot Albert Sasson

    Nancy is a bright, ethical, and caring attorney. I highly recommend her.

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    Eliot Sasson Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Patrick Hanrahan

    Nancy Ballast is a very driven and motivated attorney. In the time I have known Nancy, she consistently demonstrates her advanced knowledge of the law as well as an empathy that is essential to the practice of family law. I would be pleased to endorse her as a reputable attorney in the area.

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    Michael Hanrahan Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Office of Nancy L. Ballast PLLC

29 Pearl St. NW, Suite 410
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-2713

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing201301/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Atticus Finch (Ethics) AwardThomas M. Cooley Law School2012
Participation - Associate EditorThomas M. Cooley Journal or Practical and Clinical Law2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Research AttorneyGary Segatti and Associates2013 - 2013
ClerkKent County Circuit Court2013 - 2013
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Michigan Solo and Small Firm Practice NetworkSecretary2014 - Present
West Michigan Special Hockey AssociationBoard member2014 - Present
State Bar of MichiganCommittee for Libraries, Legal Research and Legal Publications2014 - 2015
Family CrossroadsBoard member2012 - 2013
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
P. F.Successful
R.S.Successful
A. W.Successful
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Bar JournalMarijuana Law Update2016
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
Western Michigan UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning and Special Needs childrenEstate Planning and Special Needs children2013
Constitutional DaySeparation of Powers - Constitutional Law2013