Daniel J. Umlauf Esq.

Daniel J. Umlauf Esq.

Attorney, Founder 2010


Daniel was introduced to estate planning during law school at Wake Forest University while writing a grant to help prevent North Carolina farming families from losing their farms due to poor planning. He began Salem Law in 2010 and practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning, wills, trusts, Medicaid planning, probate, powers of attorney, veterans benefits and elder law. He has two beautiful boys, lives downtown, attends Salem Presbyterian Church, serves as the president of the Rotary Club of Stratford, does yoga and is active in the arts community of Winston-Salem.


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyers with Purpose, Advisory Board


  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020 – 2022

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Probate
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Elder Law
  • Powers of Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Salem Presbyterian Church, Deacon, 2005 to 2017
  • Piedmont Land Conservancy, 2019
  • Stratford Rotary Club, President, Present