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Ruth Priest

Ruth O. Priest

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  • Trevecca Nazarene University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1996
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1999

Admitted to Bar:

  • Alabama, 2000


Ruth O. Priest, an associate with Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, primarily provides legal services in the areas of probate, corporate law, and litigation. Ms. Priest’s practice includes trust and estate management. In addition to probate law and estate administration, Ms. Priest works with businesses and corporations, providing legal assistance for the organization of business entities.

  • Community Involvement

    • Vice-President, Trevecca Nazarene University Alumni Board, 2008-Present
    • Board Member, Trevecca Nazarene University Alumni Board, 2005-Present
    • Board Member, American Red Cross, Morgan-Lawrence County Chapter, 2009-Present
    • Women's Chamber of Commerce, 2009-Present
  • Clerkship

    • Law Clerk to Judge Steven E. Haddock, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Alabama, 1999-2000
  • Professional Associations & Journals

    • Member, Alabama State Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Morgan County Bar Association
    • Member, Madison County Bar Association
    • Junior Editor, Law and Psychology Review, University of Alabama School of Law, 1998-1999
    • Environmental Law Society, University of Alabama School of Law, 1996-1999
  • Awards & Honors

    • All-School Award - Scholarship, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1995 and 1996
    • Junior Class Flag Bearer (Top 5 GPA), Trevecca Nazarene University, 1995 Graduation
    • Attorney General, Student Government Association, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1995-1996
    • Junior Class President, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1994-1995
    • Honor Society, Secretary, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1994
    • Honors Program, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1992-1994