Unparalleled Knowledge & Experience

At Norelli Savage Law, we have more than six decades of combined experience representing individual and family clients.  We provide comprehensive estate planning services, elder law counsel, representation in estate and fiduciary disputes and advice on guardianships.  We also assist clients with mediation services to help them achieve a resolution in the most cost-efficient and timely manner.  

Meet Our Team

Based in Charlotte, our attorneys are seasoned legal advocates with more than sixty years of combined legal practice.  By focusing our practice on estate planning, probate, elder law and related areas, we are able to offer high-quality legal representation to help meet our clients’ needs.  We are dedicated to our clients, going above and beyond to ensure that they achieve the best possible resolution to their legal matter.

Our founding attorney, Nancy Black Norelli, served as a District Court Judge for eight years, handling cases in fifteen counties.  She presided over dozens of civil jury trials, 1,000 family court matters, 300 juvenile cases and 7,000 driving while intoxicated cases during this time.  Her service as a North Carolina judge gives her a unique perspective on the law, which she puts to use in advising her clients on a variety of estate, probate, elder law matters, and inter-family disputes. 

Principal attorney Donna Parker Savage is similarly skilled, having practiced in the field of estate planning, probate, guardianship and estate and fiduciary litigation for more than thirty years. She has lectured other North Carolina attorneys on legal issues including estate, real estate, predatory lending, landlord-tenant law and Title IX matters.

Together with a skilled, compassionate staff, Nancy and Donna have the knowledge, experience, and skill to effectively and efficiently guide their clients toward intelligent futures.  

Trust Us To Guide You

The attorneys of Norelli Savage Law are highly regarded by their peers, many of whom refer their clients to our firm for advice and guidance on estate planning, asset protection, and probate matters. Nancy Norelli is ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating by fellow attorneys. These factors give our clients confidence that when they hire our firm, they are retaining high-quality, well-respected attorneys.

Customized Solutions for Complex Legal Matters


Step-by-step Instruction

As your estate planning and probate attorneys, we will guide you through the legal process, ensuring that you understand your legal rights and options at each step.  We want our clients to understand the financial, personal and business ramifications of their decisions, and educate our clients to help them make informed choices.


Personalized Care

When it comes to estate planning, probate, elder law, and guardianships, we know that there is no single solution that will work for all of our clients.  That is why we provide personalized legal advice for each of our clients.  Whether your legal matter is simple or complex, we will formulate a plan to help you achieve your ultimate goals.  


Constant Communication

Our focus is on you as a client, and how we can meet your needs in a caring and efficient manner. We work hand-in-hand with our clients to understand their legal dilemma or concern and communicate regularly with them to make sure they know their rights and options. Working together, we will achieve the best possible outcome for your case.