Stuart C. Bear is a lawyer and the President of Chestnut Cambronne PA and holds a national reputation for providing the highest level of succession planning services for individuals and businesses. His practice specializes in wills, trusts, disability planning, powers of attorney, living wills, asset protection, and Medical Assistance planning.
Stuart received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.
Stuart is distinguished as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and has served as the Chair of the Governing Council. He also is a member of the Probate and Trust Law Section, and Real Estate Sections. He is also a member of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA). Stuart is a frequent speaker at legal education seminars for attorneys, accountants, financial planners, and community organizations. In addition, he is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, located in Minneapolis, where he teaches courses on wills and estates. Stuart has also authored articles for a number of law reviews, legal journals, and publications.