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Zachary L. Guyse

Huntsville, Alabama
Associate
phone 256-534-2205
fax      256-533-4682
email: zguyse@wolfejones.com

Mr. Guyse was born and raised in Decatur, Alabama. He received his undergraduate degree in History from Birmingham-Southern College in 2011, and was a Harrison Honors Scholar. He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate in 2014 from the University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Guyse was on the managing board of the Alabama Law Review, and was a member of the school’s ABA National Moot Court competition team and Campbell Moot Court Board. Since joining the firm, Mr. Guyse has litigated cases across the state involving car accidents, workers’ compensation, and business litigation. In his first jury trial, Mr. Guyse was part of a trial team which secured a $4.2 million dollar verdict against the State of Alabama after the state used its power of eminent domain to seize private property from a family in Limestone County without just compensation.

Before joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Guyse’s work experience included his time serving as a judicial intern for U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor, as well as a law clerk for the law firm of Turner & Turner in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Mr. Guyse lives in Madison with his wife, Marie, and two children, Theodore and Adelaide.

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury Litigation
Workers’ Compensation

General Civil Litigation

Wills, Trusts, & Estates
NFA Gun Trusts

Bar Admissions:
Alabama

Education:

The University of Alabama School of Law, 2014, J.D.
• Alabama Law Review – Managing Board Member, Special Works Editor

• ABA National Moot Court Team
• Campbell Moot Court Board
              Best Appellant’s Brief

              Quarter-finalist

• Bench & Bar Legal Honors Society

Birmingham-Southern College, 2011, B.A. magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Sam Stayer Award – Given to the student graduating with the highest GPA in history courses

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
Member

Alabama State Bar
Member

Board of Directors, Orchestra Sul Ponticello

American Bar Association
Member

Alabama Association for Justice
Member

American Association for Justice
Member

Past Employment Positions:
Law Clerk – Turner & Turner, PC, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Judicial Intern – U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor, Northern District of Alabama
Intern – U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.)

Publications:
Alabama’s Original Sin: Property Taxes, Racism, and Constitutional Reform in Alabama,
Vol. 65 Alabama Law Review 519 (2013)