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Nancy Black NORELLI


NANCY NORELLI, American Lawyer, Partner of KENNEDY COVINGTON LOBDELL & HICKMAN, specializing in the field of Carolina (Bachelor of Science, 1979; Master of Science, 1981; Juris Doctor, with honors, 1988). Order of the Coif. Member, North Carolina Law Review, 1986-1988. Estate Planning and Administration.


Norelli, Nancy Black was born on October 29, 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Hampton and Beulah (Howell) Black.


Bachelor with honors, Wellesley College, 1972. Juris Doctor, Northeastern University, 1976.


Special assistant attorney Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, 1976-1977. Associate Helms, Mulliss & Johnston, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1977-1983. Partner Kennedy Covington, Lobdell & Hickman, 1985-1992.

Senior vice president, general counsel Norelli & Company, 1992-1997, Norelli Law Firm, 1997-2000. Judge 26th Judicial District Court, since 2000. Chairman Volunteer Lawyers Program, Charlotte, 1982-1984.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1977, North Carolina 1977.


Chairman board trustees Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, 1987-1988. Board directors Hospice at Charlotte, Inc., 1988-1990. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association (chairman legal services planning committee 1987-1990, estate planning and judiciary law council 1989-1993, board governors 1991-1994, co-chairman centennial celebration committee 1998-2000), Mecklenburg County Bar Association (president 1999-2000, chairman professionalism committee 1997-1999, executive committee 1980-1983, chairman law day 1980, 84).


Married Ronald Allen Norelli, September 5, 1971. Children: Andrew, Margaret, Lee.

James Hampton Black

Beulah (Howell) Black

Ronald Allen Norelli

Andrew Norelli

Margaret Norelli

Lee Norelli