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William S. Huff, American lawyer, legal educator. Bar: Arkansas, 1957, Colorado 1962. Rhodes scholar, England, 1957. Served to captain United States Army, 1958-1961; Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel; member Denver Estate Planning Council, American Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association.

Background

Huff, William S. was born on October 24, 1934 in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Karl and Inez (Jester) Huff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Law., University Arkansas, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1957. Diploma in Law, Oxford University, England, 1958.

Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Worked at Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (Denver, Colorado) specializing in General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Corporations, Real Estate, Securities, Intellectual Property, Natural Resources, Health Care, Tax and Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Municipal and Finance, Environmental and Hazardous Waste Litigation, Labor and Employment, Banking, Water Rights, Telecommunications, International Business and International Tax. Admitted to the bar, 1957, Arkansas.

1962, Colorado.

Editor-in-Chief, Arkansas Law Review, 1957. Professor, University of Denver College of Law, 1965-1979. Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law, 1980-1986.

Member: Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations. Denver Estate Planning Council. Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Overview: Holme Roberts & Owen LLP was founded in 1898, only 40 years after Denver's birth, by two experienced litigators whose primary clients were railroad and mining companies. Today the firm still represents such interests, among them Southern Pacific Railroad and Newmont Gold Company, but now its lawyers number 180 or more and its clients also include local and national leaders in such industries as telecommunications, banking, corporate finance, health care, electronics and oil and gas.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army, 1958-1961. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member Denver Estate Planning Council, American Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association.