Up until his retirement on July of 2020, Jim Stone was of counsel to the firm, practicing in estate planning, wills and trusts, estate administration and general corporate law.
Mr. Stone served on the Board of Directors and as secretary of Evapco, Inc.; on the Board of Directors and as president of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Foundation; and as a member of the University of Pennsylvania Secondary Schools Committee. In the past, Mr. Stone has also been active with the Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland, as a member of its Board of Trustees (1983-1985) and as its vice president (1990-1992) and treasurer (1988-1990); and with the Valleys Planning Council, as a member of its Board of Trustees (1985-1990).
Mr. Stone was a member of the Maryland Bar and was admitted to practice before the Maryland Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for Maryland. He was educated at the University of Maryland School of Law (LLB 1966) and the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1962).
Before coming to Bowie & Jensen, LLC, Mr. Stone practiced with Hill, Foley, Stone & Miles-Attorneys as a partner (1989-2002); and with White, Mindel, Clarke & Hill-Attorneys as a partner (1975-1989) and as an associate (1972-1975).
Previously, he practiced with the First National Bank of Maryland (1969-1972) and was a law clerk for Judge Wilson K. Barnes of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore (1964-1965).
Mr. Stone served in the U.S. Army in the Special Operations, 116th Military Intelligence Group (1966-1969). Mr. Stone was a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Baltimore County Bar Association.
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