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Counselor. Teacher. Lawyer. Dale Stone wears many hats when he assists clients in developing and implementing plans for the effective and efficient disposition of their assets. Dale has over forty years of experience guiding clients through the personal and practical aspects of estate planning and estate administration as well as the legal, economic and tax issues involved. For owners of family businesses, Dale coordinates planning for the preservation and continuation of the business itself with the owner’s personal wealth transfer plan.

Dale is designated by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils as an Accredited Estate Planner. For fifteen years, Dale was an Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning at the University of Alabama School of Law and continues to serve his profession presenting seminars on topics related to estate planning, estate administration and wealth transfer. Dale is a Fellow and current member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2019 by Woodward/Wright, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) and Super Lawyers Alabama in the area of Trusts and Estates, Dale has been voted by Birmingham lawyers on multiple occasions as “Best in Estate Planning” in the Birmingham Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” poll and frequently recognized in B-Metro Magazine as a Top Attorney in Birmingham. Dale is ranked as an AV Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®.

An adult education teacher and past Senior Warden at St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church, Dale is married to Pam and has an adult son, Jeff.

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 
  • Birmingham Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” – “Best in Estate Planning”
  • Super Lawyers Alabama – Trusts and Estates
  • Mid South Super Lawyers- Estate Planning & Probate
  • B-Metro Magazine as a Top Attorney in Birmingham
  • AV Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Accredited Estate Planner – National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
  • Fellow, Board of Regents Member, and Past Alabama State Chairman – American College of Trust and Estate Council
  • Member and Past President – Birmingham Estate Planning Council
  • Member – Birmingham Bar Association (Probate Section)
  • Member – Alabama State Bar (Tax Section)
  • Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning Law (1997-2011) – University of Alabama School of Law

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