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Bailey Liipfert of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, estate planning and elder law lawyer

Bailey Liipfert, III CELA

Director & Shareholder

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Bailey Liipfert, III CELA

Director & Shareholder

Elder law and estate planning attorney Bailey Liipfert, III, is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation and by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses on elder law, disability planning, estate planning, and fiduciary administration of special needs trusts. He is an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and a frequent speaker at national programs. He is a former president of the North Carolina Chapter of NAELA, and is a former chairman of the North Carolina Elder Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He frequently is appointed trustee of trusts for persons with severe disabilities in all parts of North Carolina.

Bailey is active in his local community and currently serves on the board of directors of Commonwealth Community Trust, a nonprofit organization enriching the lives of special needs individuals throughout the United States. He serves as treasurer of Honorbridge (formerly Carolina Donor Services), a federally designated nonprofit saving lives by recovering donated organ tissue. He is a former chair of Beyond Academics, Inc., a post-secondary school education program for people with developmental disabilities. Bailey was also the former board chairman of The Adaptables Inc., a Center for Independent Living, and former chairman of the North Carolina Eye Bank, now known as Miracles in Sight, a non-profit that helps restore sight to people with damaged corneas in North Carolina, the nation, and around the world.

Bailey Liipfert is a charter member of the Special Needs Alliance, a national, non-profit organization committed to helping individuals with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who represent them.

Bailey graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 with a B.A. in Russian Language and Soviet Area Studies. He completed his legal education, cum laude, at the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, then in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Bailey resides in Winston-Salem with his wife, Theresa, son, Stephen, and daughter, Nina.

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Special Needs and Other Trusts
  • Guardianship
  • Long Term Care
  • Medicaid Planning

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Year Joined Organization

  • 2023