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Bringing 25 Years of Legal Experience to the BUSINESS World

Insightful and Thorough Business Legal Services in Greensboro, NC

The Law Firm of Paula A. Wells, PLLC, is the source for clear and insightful business legal services in Greensboro, NC. Paula Wells and Jeff Workman bring their wealth of business and corporate law experience to bear for all her clients.

If you’re starting a company or looking for help with other matters, you’ve made the right choice. We are very skillful with business purchases and sales, shareholder and operating agreements, creditor and debtor matters, commercial leases, and governance issues in churches and religious organizations.

Important Areas of Practice

Recent changes to regulations and the unpredictable trajectory of Raleigh's matters make your choice of legal representation even more critical than ever before. Understanding the landscape for a potential new business or an acquisition is essential to success. Their peers have recognized the attorneys at our law firm for their service to the community and their in-depth knowledge of small business owners' issues.

When you manage the negotiations with a merger or a lease review, you need attorneys with a solid background in education and connections to the business world. Our firm is an active part of the legal community and the business world.

Each of our attorneys is licensed to practice here in North Carolina and other states on the east coast, where you are likely to do business. The firm provides legal services for clients that understand the importance of compliance and due diligence.

Reasoned Representation

Thomas Jefferson once said, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse in any country." Business owners in this state and beyond should understand why it is critical to have effective representation when negotiating any commercial agreement. Our attorneys have the right mix of education and real-world experience arguing cases and negotiating contracts for clients across the community.

Paula wells: Active in Her Profession and Community

Like all good attorneys, Paula Wells is very active in professional organizations and her community. She is a member of the Greensboro and North Carolina Bar Associations and licensed to practice in Maryland and Massachusetts. She has shared her corporate law knowledge through several articles on that topic in the American Jurisprudence 2d series and frequently gives talks on small business topics. Her peers recognized her expertise and work ethic by voting for her as one of Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite. 

She is a past president of the Greensboro Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and active in the Crescent Rotary Club.  She has been a member of Women's Professional Forum for many years.  

Experience Plus Education

You need a business law attorney to form a professional relationship and build a successful enterprise. Attorney Wells is ready to help with business elements from agreements to mergers to lease reviews to partnership disputes to loan applications. Along with more than 25 years’ worth of experience, she has the credentials to back up her skill set, such as:

  • A member of the Greensboro and North Carolina Bar Associations
  • Licensed in Maryland and Massachusetts
  • One of 2012’s Legal Elite in the business category of Business North Carolina magazine
  • A graduate of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary
  • A bachelor’s degree recipient from Marshall University
  • A master’s degree recipient from the University of Virginia
  • A master’s of divinity recipient from Wake Forest University

With Paula Wellsand Jeff Workman on your team, your business will get the advice and guidance it needs. She ensures you are informed of the laws and regulations that apply to your business. When it comes time for meaningful decisions, she’s there to help you steer your company in the direction it needs to go. All of our services are efficient and accessible.

Whether you’re seeking legal services for a startup, or you are an experienced business person looking to expand your operation, you can rely on The Law Firm of Paula A. Wells, PLLC. It’s the smart choice for all business owners.

Educational & Personal History

A graduate of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, where she was project editor of the ABA's Administrative Law Review, Paula also holds a bachelor's degree from Marshall University, a master's degree from the University of Virginia, and an M. Div. from Wake Forest University. She lives in Greensboro with her husband, Jim, and is a mom, ordained minister, and avid film fan. Her bucket list includes learning to ride a unicycle.


Jeff advises and represents businesses and their owners in the formation of corporations and limited liability companies, the purchase and sale of businesses, the preparation and negotiation of contracts, and the resolution of disputes between and within businesses. He has a wide range of litigation experience representing businesses in matters involving contracts, commercial disputes, lien enforcement, fraud and unfair trade practices claims, and leasehold interest disputes concerning defaults, constructive evictions, and guarantor liability. Jeff also counsels business owners concerning business insolvencies, restructuring and personal asset protection planning.


A native of Greensboro, Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. In the community, he has served on the Board of Directors of Buckled With Love, Inc., a local nonprofit advocate for child safety seat protection, and has volunteered his professional services to other nonprofit organizations including Triad Health Project and the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina.

Make an appointment to discuss your legal needs regarding transactional work at reasonable rates.

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Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(336) 314-8499

(336) 217-8587

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Appointments Outside of Regular Hours Available

806 Green Valley Road, Suite 200
Greensboro, NC 27408

Serving Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Burlington, NC

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