Charles M. Bennett
Charles M. Bennett is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law. He teaches Trusts and Estates and Legal Profession. He also is a private practice attorney and a member of Blackburn & Stoll, LC in Salt Lake City, Utah. His practice is limited to the area of probate and trust litigation and fiduciary breach litigation. He also acts as a mediator of disputes and has been an expert witness and consultant in these areas.
Mr. Bennett received his Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law in 1977 and his LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami (Florida), 1978.
Mr. Bennett has served on numerous state and national legal committees, including the Utah State Bar and the American Bar Association. In 1989, Mr. Bennett was elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). He has been a State Chair for Utah, a Regent of the College, the Chair of the Professional Responsibility Committee, a member of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee, and he currently serves as a member of the Professional Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Bennett has published a number of scholarly articles and is a former columnist for Practical Estate Planning, published by CCH, where he wrote on ethical issues facing estate and trust lawyers.