Stephanie K. Faris

Stephanie K. Faris

Personal, proactive, and focused estate planning and elder law.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Stephanie K. Faris is an attorney licensed to practice in North Carolina and is a member of the Chatham County Bar. She is a member of NAELA and of the North Carolina and American Bar Associations. Stephanie is also an accredited attorney for the Department of Veterans Affairs. She received her JD, cum laude, from North Carolina Central University, where she served as Symposium Editor of the N.C. Central Law Review. She also received her bachelor's degree from Duke University. Stephanie is a member of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and was a 2016-17 graduate of the Leadership Chatham Program. She is also a member of the Pittsboro Business Association, and she volunteers with the Chatham County Council on Aging, the Chatham Education Foundation, and the Chatham County PTA.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Area
  • Special Needs Planning
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney-Owner
Faris Law Firm
- Current
Volunteer Attorney
Legal Aid of North Carolina--Pittsboro
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Law Student Volunteer
N.C. Central School of Law Pro Bono Program
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Volunteer Law Student Intern
U.S. Attorney's Office--Middle District of North Carolina
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Volunteer Law Student Intern
Legal Aid of North Carolina--Pittsboro
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Education
North Carolina Central University School of Law
J.D. (2014) | cum laude; Elder Law, Estate Planning
Duke University
B.A. (2003) | Comparative Religion
Honors: Dean's List
Awards
Scholarship, Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section Annual Meeting
North Carolina Bar Association
Certificate of Achievement for Student Pro Bono Work
North Carolina Bar Association
David Jolly Award for Outstanding Student Leadership and Support of the North Carolina Central University LGBTA Resource Center
North Carolina Central University
CITI Law Scholarship
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Book Award in Torts
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Title III Law School Scholarship
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Professional Associations
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Member
- Current
Activities: Member: N.C. Chapter
State Bar of North Carolina # 47731
Member
- Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member: Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section; Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Military and Veterans Law Section; Young Lawyers Division
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member: Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; Young Lawyers Division; Senior Lawyers Division; Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
Speaking Engagements
"Estate Planning FAQ", Chapel Hill, NC
Faris Law Firm with Opus Financial Advisors
"Applied Legal Ethics", Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, Charlotte, NC
National Business Institute
"Using Special Needs Trusts", Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, Charlotte, NC
National Business Institute
"Pre-Need Medicaid Planning", Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, Charlotte, NC
National Business Institute
Certifications
North Carolina Certified Paralegal (2010-2013)
North Carolina State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Faris Law Firm website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Faris Law Firm
35 Thompson Street
Suite 101
Pittsboro, NC 27312
USA
Telephone: (919) 533-7575
Cell: (919) 533-7575
Fax: (919) 842-5775