About the Faris Law Firm
North Carolina Central University School of Law
University of North Carolina Paralegal Program
Miami University Graduate Department
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Stephanie K. Faris is an attorney licensed to practice in North Carolina and is a member of the Chatham County Bar. She is also an accredited attorney for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Stephanie established the Faris Law Firm to provide local elder law and estate planning services to residents of Chatham County and the surrounding counties. The firm is located in downtown Pittsboro at 35 Thompson Street in an accessible office with convenient parking.
As a solo practitioner, Stephanie is dedicated to individualized service. She enjoys working with her clients, not just for them. She also believes in proactive planning to help her clients achieve their desired goals. She invites prospective clients to contact the firm for an initial consultation.
Stephanie graduated from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, with a degree in Comparative Religion. Before attending law school, she continued her religion studies at the Master’s level at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
More recently, Stephanie was a proud Legal Eagle at North Carolina Central University School of Law, and she graduated cum laude. After serving as a Staff Editor of the North Carolina Central Law Review for one year, Stephanie was elected to the editorial board. As Symposium Editor during her third year, she spearheaded “The Changing Face of North Carolina.” In addition, she was actively involved in OutLaw and in the Women’s Law Caucus.
Pro bono work is also very important to Stephanie. As a law student, she performed over 350 hours of pro bono service, and she earned the North Carolina Bar Association’s Certificate of Achievement for student pro bono work. This included over 50 hours for North Carolina Central’s Elder Law Pro Bono Project. Stephanie interned on a volunteer basis with both the United States Attorney’s Office and Legal Aid of North Carolina. Recently, Stephanie has assisted more than 35 Legal Aid clients with their criminal record expunction petitions as a volunteer attorney.
On a personal note, Stephanie has lived in the Tarheel State for 21 years, and she has been a resident of Pittsboro since 2008. She recently started volunteering with the Chatham County Schools. In her free time, she enjoys cooking with her husband, playing with her children, and making pesto with basil from her family’s garden.