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The attorneys at Wallis Law bring years of experience and a devotion to meeting each client’s unique needs.

Dee Wallis

dee wallis elder law attorney raleighDiane A. (Dee) Wallis is a partner in the Raleigh law firm of Wallis Law Firm, P.A.; in practice since 1982, she graduated from Duke University School of Law with Distinction in 1982. Her practice includes a representation of small businesses and families, with emphasis on planning and drafting for special needs such as elder law, real estate and business contracts, development of personnel policies for businesses, and advice on employment and personnel matters.

Admitted: 1982, North Carolina
Law School: Duke University School of Law with Distinction in 1982.

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Nancy J. Coppola

Nancy J. Coppola joined Wallis Law Firm in 2018, and she is currently focusing her practice on estate planning, guardianships and estate administration.  Prior to joining Wallis Law Firm, she served as in-house counsel to First Citizens Bank, a North Carolina state-chartered regional bank, where she primarily supported bank and branch operations and treasury services.


Nancy has been a resident of Raleigh for over 20 years and during that time has been active in various legal and community organizations.  Prior to obtaining her law degree, she earned her Bachelor’s degree at Gettysburg College, a Master’s in Education/Counseling at the University of Rhode Island, and an MBA at the University of Massachusetts/Boston.


Law School:  University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (2003)

Admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2003