Charles Nance’s practice includes trust and estate planning, estate administration, planning for family wealth transfer, and charitable gift counseling. He represents clients on such matters as asset preservation, transfer of a family business, and distribution to family members and favorite charities with a minimum of taxes, fees, and government intervention.
Prior to limiting his practice to estate planning, Charles was an in-house lawyer for a securities broker-dealer, a work-out consultant for private real estate investors, and a developer of tax-credit housing for low income families. He previously served as a legislative assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives and as an assistant to various Virginia elected officials.
Charles is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and earned
his law degree from George Mason University, where he was chosen by his peers as Rector (or chairman) of the University’s Board of Visitors. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar (Trusts & Estates Section). He formerly served on the Continuing Education Committee of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond. Charles is a frequent speaker before regional business and professional organizations, is an approved speaker for continuing education programs for insurance and accounting professionals, and has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs. He has been interviewed by CNN Financial Network on planning for multi-generational IRA distribution, and was twice selected by Virginia Business Magazine as a leading tax and estate attorney in an annual survey of the state’s “Legal Elite.” He is the author of “The Consumer’s Guide to Nursing Homes and the
Division of Assets In Virginia”.
Charles Nance served the board of the Virginia College Savings Plan as one of four citizen members, and served as its board chairman for two
years. Charles’ civic involvements include the advisory committee of the
Robert R. Moton Museum in Farmville, Virginia (the center for the history of civil rights in education) and the Church Hill Civic Association. In 2002, he was elected by Richmond voters as the city’s Second District representative to the Richmond Public School Board, and was a candidate for mayor in 2004. He and his wife live in Richmond’s historic Church Hill neighborhood where is a former member of the board pf the Church Hill Association.
In November of 2011, 2012 and 2013, Nance joined a team of 14 fellow missionaries from St. James’s Episcopal Church for his third annual volunteer visit to Haiti.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1983||09/21/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|BV (Distinguished)||Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review||2015|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2001|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2000|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||1999|
|Principal||Nance Law Firm, PLC||2002 - Present|
|Partner||Hirschler Flesicher||1999 - 2002|
|Of Counsel||Sands Anderson, PC||1997 - 1999|
|Partner||Conway & Nance||1995 - 1997|
|Attorney/Workout Specialist/Developer||Self Employed||1991 - 1995|
|Attorney||DERAND CORP||1985 - 1991|
|Attorney||Grocery Manufacturers of America||1983 - 1985|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||1983 - Present|
|Virginia College Savings Board||Member, Chair||2007 - 2011|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2002 - 2008|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2001 - 2008|
|Continuing Education Committee of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond||Member||1998 - 1999|
|Nance Law Firm||The Consumer’s Guide to Nursing Homes and the Division of Assets In Virginia||2005|
|George Mason University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|College of William and Mary||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
|Estate, Financial and Health Care Planning for Elder Client||USING SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS||2008|
|Virginia Estate Planning and Probate Practice for Paralegals||Assisting in the Probate Process||2007|
|LAW AND REGULATIONS THAT IMPACT ESTATE PLANNING||ESTATE LAW UPDATE FOR CPAs||2003|
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