MEET OUR TEAM
L. Keith Hance
Keith Hance practices primarily in the area of real estate law. A native of Gaston County, he graduated from North Gaston High School in 1985. He has been in private practice in Gaston County for 28 years. Mr. Hance is a member of the North Carolina State Bar; the North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section; and the Gaston County Bar Association. Mr. Hance is also the attorney for the Gaston Association of Realtors, and is a past GAR Affiliate of the Year. Mr. Hance regularly addresses realtor groups about real estate issues. Mr. Hance is especially skilled at title searches. He does all of the firm’s title work.
Outside the office, Mr. Hance likes to go hiking, garden, and spend time with his children and grandson.
Julie Moser Hance
Julie Hance is the managing partner of Hance & Hance, PA. Ms. Hance practices almost exclusively in the areas of commercial real estate law and corporation and LLC formation. Ms. Hance graduated from college at the age of 19 with a Bachelor of Science degree in a pre-med program. Admitted to both the North Carolina and Ohio State Bars, Ms. Hance has been in private practice since 1996. Ms. Hance is a member of the North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section; and the Gaston County Bar Association. Ms. Hance has experience closing apartment complexes, fast-food restaurants, medical offices, and commercial and investment property large and small.
Ms. Hance has 3 grown children. She enjoys traveling with them and having adventures with her grandson.
Jessica Huffstickler is the lead paralegal at Hance & Hance. She has been with the firm since 2018. Jessica works closely with the attorneys to assist in handling closings from start to finish. Jessica is the main point of contact for clients and realtors and works to finalize all documents and title issues prior to closing. Jessica has a passion for real estate and a passion for helping people. She cares for every client and will be sure to give your closing the time and attention it deserves.
Jessica grew up in Cherryville, where she now resides with her husband and son. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling to the beach.
Savannah Hance is a legal assistant with over two years of experience working in our firm. She is able to support lawyers and other legal professionals with various tasks, such as drafting legal documents, conducting legal research, and managing client files. Savannah is also adept at using technology to improve efficiency and accuracy in her work. In addition to her technical skills, Savannah is an excellent communicator and is able to work collaboratively with colleagues and clients.
Outside of our office, Savannah enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and taking her dog, Beans, to the dog park.
Sushma Bissoonnauth is the legal assistant at Hance & Hance, PA. She is the first point of contact for clients, realtors and others who visit our office. Sushma answers the phone and will gather, organize and maintain all necessary information for closing. Sushma is the central point of communication throughout the closing process, making sure clients are confident that their closing is being handled efficiently.
Sushma is originally from Asheville. She enjoys hiking, being a cat mom, and eating sushi.