B. Howard Pearson

B. Howard Pearson

Development Legal Counsel and Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Stanford University

326 Galvez St.
Stanford, CA 94305
hpearson@stanford.edu

Mr. Pearson received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1976 and his law degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1979.  He clerked for a federal district court judge for a year and then practiced at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison from 1980-1995, focusing on all aspects of estate and charitable planning, trust, will, probate and gift matters.

In 1995, Mr. Pearson joined the legal staff of Stanford University and is currently the Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Development Legal Counsel at Stanford.  He also teaches estate planning as well as trusts and estates in the Stanford Law School.

Mr. Pearson is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust and, among other law related activities, was an editor of Matthew Bender’s California Probate Practice and on the Practicing Law Institute faculty for many years.