Founded in 1892, the ULC is an organization comprising more than 350 practicing attorneys, judges, law professors, legislators and other state officials appointed by every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to draft and promote enactment of uniform laws that are designed to solve problems common to all the states. Commissioners donate their time as a pro bono public service.
Trost has been a member of the Uniform Law Commission since 1997. As a Tennessee uniform law commissioner, he has served on numerous ULC committees. He is a member of the ULC Executive Committee and a member of the International Legal Developments Committee. He is also a member of the Study Committees on Trust Decanting and Trust Protectors. He chaired the drafting committee on the Uniform Wage Withholding and Unemployment Insurance Procedure Act.
He teaches tax courses at Belmont and serves as Of Counsel with the Nashville law firm of Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis LLP, where he focuses on state and federal tax law and tax litigation.