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Stacey R. Walters

Stacey R. Walters

A compassionate attorney driven to help families prepare for the unexpected.
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • North Carolina
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Biography

Born and raised in Hillsborough NC, at an early age I found that I l loved helping people. By the age of 16 I was working at Duke Medical Center part-time.
I graduated from Orange County High School, and began attending Elon University to study Biology. My plan was to go to medical school, but after serving on a murder trial at 19, I became enamored with the legal arena and the challenges of representing others.

I graduated Cum Laude from Elon in 1992 and married my high school sweetheart, Roland. While he farmed, I spent my time volunteering with Make-A-Wish foundation. We left the farm for Lansing Michigan, where I attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While there I volunteered in the Elder Law Clinic and was a member of the Student Government Association. I worked hard and graduated in the top one-third of my class. After passing the Michigan state bar I worked as a clerk for an amazing judge who taught me all about being a lawyer. In 2005 We left Michigan and I began practicing law in Greensboro, NC at the law firm of Teague, Rotenstreich, Stanaland, Fox & Holt.

I also gave birth to my son Evan in 2005 and my beautiful daughter Shayla in 2008. Shayla was born with a congenital heart defect and her heart stopped at 5 months old. She was left with a brain injury, rendering her disabled. This was a calling for me to focus my practice on helping families prepare for the unexpected.

I left the firm in Greensboro to open my own firm in Mebane, and later joined the Law firm of Rabalais law. In 2016 I left with several of my partners and reorganized our practice to form Thomas-Walters, PLLC.
We are focused on making estate planning and settlement comprehensive, but simple, In order to ensure a family does not suffer through life changes.

In 2018, we unexpectedly lost our daughter Shayla. Nothing will replace a lost loved one, but this has only strengthened our commitment to helping people ensure they find peace of mind before the unexpected occurs.

Education
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
J.D. (1998)
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Activities: Volunteer at the Elder Law Clinic, Student Government Association, Assistant Editor- Law Review, Successfully argued on two National Moot Court teams
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Elon University
B.A. (1992) | Biology
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Founding Member, Epsilon Sigma Alpha Service Sorority
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Rabalais Law
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Attorney
Teague, Rotenstreich, Stanaland, Fox & Holt
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Frozen: The Hoops Mary Had to Jump Through When John Died
Senior Lifestyles Magazine
Awards
10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Legal Counsel
10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Legal Counsel
10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 36128
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
ID Number: 36128
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Thomas-Walters, PLLC.
Website
Better Business Bureau listing
Contact & Map
Thomas-Walters, PLLC.
1777 Fordham Blvd
Suite 101
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Toll-Free: (888) 787-1913
Telephone: (984) 203-7703
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Thomas-Walters, PLLC
8801 Fast Park Dr.
Suite 301
Raleigh, NC 27617
Toll-Free: (919) 230-0755
Telephone: (919) 424-8277
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours