Bailey Liipfert, III of Winston-Salem, North Carolina is firm principal of Liipfert Law Group, PLLC. He is of counsel to the firm of Walker, Lambe, Rhudy, Costley & Gill, PLLC, Durham, North Carolina. Bailey is a Certified Elder Law Attorney 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 the immediate past 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. He is active in his local community and currently serves as vice chairman of Beyond Academics, Inc., a post-secondary school education program for people with developmental disabilities, and was formerly the board chairman of The Adaptables Inc., a Center for Independent Living. He is the Immediate past chairmen of the North Carolina Eye Bank, now known as Miracles in Sight, a non-profit that help restore sight to people with damaged corneas in North Carolina, the nation and around the world.
He 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. Wiggens Law School at Campbell University, then in Buies Creek, North Carolina.
Bailey resides in Winston-Salem with his wife Theresa, son Stephen and daughter Nina.