Gary K. Grace is the founder of Grace, Matthews & Debro, having initially opened his own firm in 1988. Gary is the son of an early Redstone Arsenal Engineer, and enjoyed growing up in Huntsville. After attending the University of Alabama, earning a degree in mechanical engineering in 1970, Gary furthered his education at the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating in 1974. Gary’s early career introduced him to several areas of practice including criminal law and real estate. He eventually delved into litigation as his primary field of concentration.
Gary has long been an active runner and boater. He currently enjoys spending his free time with his family, running races with his grandchildren and introducing them to the world of boating. A naturally inquisitive and conversational person, Gary thoroughly enjoys traveling and meeting people from all walks of life.
Gary has tried numerous cases in both state and federal courts and is pleased to serve as a licensed mediator, as well as a hearing officer for the City of Huntsville. Gary’s vast litigation experience and natural negotiating skills has made him a sought-after attorney in fields of product liability, professional liability, premises liability, personal injury, civil rights litigation, zoning law, trucking litigation and boundary disputes. Gary is also privileged to serve as counsel for the American Board of Funeral Service Education, providing advice and counsel in matters involving accreditation and educational services.
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama State Bar Association
Huntsville – Madison County Bar Association
Alabama Super Lawyers
All Alabama State Courts
United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
J.D., 1974, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
B.S., 1970, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Civil Rights Litigation
Local Governments & Municipalities