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Nancy Loukus Ballast

Nancy Loukus Ballast

also known as Nancy L. Ballast, Nancy Loukus

Practice areas:

Family, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Contracts & Agreements, Criminal Defense

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.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Family: 45%
    2 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael J. Cronkright

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Cronkright Child Abuse Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Ballast is an outstanding attorney, I highly recommend her legal services.


    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation 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


MIActive And In Good Standing201306/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
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

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
A. W.Successful

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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