Ken Guin

Ken Guin

City of Carbon Hill
  • Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Divorce...
  • Alabama
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Summary

Ken Guin is an attorney with a practice in Jasper, Alabama located on the historic courthouse square. Guin’s practice serves North Alabama from Birmingham and Tuscaloosa through the Tennessee Valley. Ken Guin represents clients who have suffered Personal Injury and work related injuries. Additionally, he represents clients seeking Social Security Disability, Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Bankruptcy Protection and Probate Court. Ken Guin has significant experience in Municipal Courts. He is a former Cordova City Prosecutor and currently serves as Municipal Judge in Carbon Hill. Ken Guin is a registered Mediator. He registered as a mediator for Civil Actions, Divorce (including Domestic Violence) Actions and Appellate Court Mediation. As a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1994 – 2010, Guin served as Rules Chairman and House Majority Leader. Guin’s district included parts of Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston counties. Guin also serves as a member of the Committee on Constitution and Elections, County and Local Government, State Government and the Committee on Tuscaloosa County Local Government Committee. Additionally, Guin served as a member of the Alabama Law Institute Review Committee and Legislative Council. Guin graduated from Carbon Hill High School in 1980 where he was Alabama State 4-H President and Vice President of the Alabama National Honor Society. In 1984, he graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in English. He has a juris doctorate from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He is a private attorney with a law office in Jasper, Alabama. He lives with his wife and two children in Carbon Hill. His wife, Tanya McGough Guin, is the principal of Carbon Hill Elementary and Junior High School. He and his wife founded and run The Corridor Messenger, a weekly newspaper in Walker County. They have a son, J.K., and a daughter, Emma Grace.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Divorce
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Probate
  • Municipal Law
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Claims Court
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U.S. District Court - Middle Alabama
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U.S. District Court - Northern Alabama
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Municipal Judge
City of Carbon Hill
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Prosecutor
City of Cordova
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Education
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D. (1987) | Law
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Honors: Best Advocate Southeastern U.S. Trial Competition Deans List 4 of 6 Semesters
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Auburn University
B.A. (1984) | English (Major)
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # ASB-1243-N77J
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys
Member
Current
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Walker County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Ken Guin Website
Blog
Ken Guin Blog
Contact & Map
229 19th Street West
Jasper, AL 35501
USA
Telephone: (205) 512-0304