HUNTINGTON -- Bruce Stout, a partner at Huddleston Bolen, was recently named to the West Virginia University College of Law Dean's Development Council for a second term.

The Dean's Development Council is charged with raising awareness and support for the College of Law.

Stout has been an adjunct lecturer at the College of Law for three years, where he teaches a course in estate planning to third year students. Upon receiving the invitation, Mr. Stout said, "I am honored to be part of an organization responsible for supporting this outstanding institution. The success of the West Virginia University College of Law is critical to the success of our State and region."

Stout has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. His work in trusts, estate planning, and trust litigation has been recognized in several legal publications, including The Best Lawyers in America and West Virginia Super Lawyers. In November, he was recognized by Best Lawyers as 2010 Trust and Estate Lawyer of the Year for Charleston.

Stout is a 1982 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law. He is licensed by the West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky Bar Associations and has been provided an AV rating by the lawyer rating service, Martindale-Hubbell.

Huddleston Bolen is a law firm with offices in Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia and Ashland and Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, visit the firm's website at

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