Nancy L. Wallace
Social Security and Medicaid
Office on Aging
Nancy Wallace practices primarily in the areas of elder law, estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, probate, Medicaid, special needs trusts, disability trusts, and related Social Security matters. Nancy has been practicing law in Colorado, her native state, since 1982 when she graduated from the University of Wyoming Law School. Prior to her admission to the Colorado bar, she worked as a paralegal for Colorado Legal Services for more than five years.
Nancy focuses most of her professional work on areas of interest to seniors, including Medicaid and Medicare, disability planning (guardianship, conservatorships, powers of attorney), estate planning, long term care and probate issues. She enjoys working in the elder law area because she can make a huge difference in client’s lives with creative troubleshooting.
Nancy’s advice is often sought by other attorneys because of her expertise in the area of elder law. She has spoken on elder law topics at numerous functions, seminars, and university gerontology classes. For two decades she has held the contract with the Larimer County Office on Aging to provide legal services to seniors.
Nancy is very active in the community. She participated on the committee to bring the new Justice Center (courthouse) to Larimer County, and on the committee to establish the open space tax. She serves on the Larimer County Planning Commission and on the Open Lands Advisory Board for Larimer County. Nancy is a past president of the Larimer County Bar Association and has been awarded its highly respected professionalism award. She is a past vice-president of the Colorado Bar Association. Nancy and her husband, George, were in the Peace Corp in Panama and spent two years in Costa Rica. She speaks Spanish fluently. They own a farm north of Fort Collins.