B. W. Stone
After graduating with merit from the United States Naval Academy, our founding attorney B.W. Stone served ten years on active duty as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot at multiple duty stations both ashore and afloat. After service that included deployments on the aircraft carriers USS George Washington and USS Nimitz, as well as a tour as a flight instructor teaching F/A-18 Hornet combat tactics, B.W. left active duty and joined the reserves, where he served a further six years as a professional adversary "bogey" pilot.
B.W. graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he earned honors including the Dean's List, the Order of the Coif, and the Hugh B. Muir award for excellence in tax law. He is admitted to practice law before the New Mexico state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the United States Tax Court.