Lucas Moomaw is an associate in the Van Winkle Law Firm’s Trust, Estates, and Elder Law Practice Group. He focuses his practice on probate law, trust and estate planning, and trust and estate administrations.

Lucas works closely with clients to determine their goals and develops a customized plan to meet their individual needs. This often involves working with clients who own businesses, have minor children, have blended families, or have another unique set of circumstances. In addition, Lucas works with clients to maintain, preserve, protect, and transfer wealth from one generation to another. Regardless of the level of complexity, Lucas takes pride in ensuring that his work is straightforward and understandable to his clients.

While earning his law degree, Lucas spent two years serving as a teaching assistant for a first-year legal research and writing class.  He also worked as a research assistant in the Wake Forest Elder Law Clinic and wrote two student comments which were selected for publication in the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy. 

Lucas is licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Publications

“Keep Out: Pre Dispute-Arbitration Provisions and Home Healthcare Agencies” Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy.

“Eliminating the Scarlet Letter: Registered Sex Offenders in N.C. Long-Term Care” Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy.

Education

Wake Forest School of Law – Juris Doctor, 2020, Cum Laude

Belmont University – B.A. (Commercial Music), 2007, Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section
    • Elder Law and Special Needs Section
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Buncombe County Bar
  • Land of Sky Estate Planning Council

A native of Boone, North Carolina, Lucas attended Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he studied commercial and classical music with an emphasis in percussion and drum set performance.  While in school, he participated in a variety of jazz and world music ensembles.  After graduation in 2014, Lucas spent two years touring and recording with a professional country music band. In his free time, Lucas still enjoys playing music, as well as paddle boarding on Beaver Lake with his dog, and creating tile mosaics.