PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
G. Alley
Kizer & Black, Attorneys, PLLC
329 Cates Street
Maryville, TN 37801-4903
Work Phone: (865)980-1643
Fax Phone: (865)980-6143
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After graduating from Hixson High School in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1989, Mr. Alley went on to study neurobiology as an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1992, Mr. Alley obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Virginia and returned to Tennessee to begin studying law at the University of Tennessee College of Law. While in law school, Mr. Alley focused his studies on trial advocacy and contracts, actively served as a Knox County General Sessions Court mediator, worked in both the civil and criminal clinics offered by the law school and volunteered his time by helping local high school students with their mock trial programs. In 1995, Mr. Alley obtained his Juris Doctorate and remained in Knoxville, Tennessee to begin the practice of law. Mr. Alley's volunteer work with high school mock trial programs led him to begin the practice of law in Anderson County, Tennessee. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Alley worked for an Anderson County law firm practicing both civil and criminal litigation throughout twelve (12) East Tennessee counties. In 2002, Mr. Alley formed his own law firm with offices in Anderson County and Sevier County and served as that firm's primary litigator. From 2002 to April 2007, Mr. Alley’s practice expanded to include more areas of civil litigation including extensive construction litigation. In April 2007 Mr. Alley joined Kizer & Black, Attorneys, PLLC to expand his practice to include litigation in additional East Tennessee counties and litigation involving contested wills and conservatorships. Mr. Alley's areas of practice currently include almost all areas of civil litigation, contract review and drafting and limited areas of criminal defense. Mr. Alley’s practice routinely finds him in courts in Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union Counties representing both Tennesseans and out-of-state clients. In addition to being licensed to practice law in all Tennessee state courts, Mr. Alley is currently admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Alley currently enjoys a Preeminent AV® Rating for ethical standards and legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell’s rating system. Mr. Alley also enjoys an overall Peer Rating of a 4.9/5.0 in the areas of litigation, personal injury and construction law as recorded by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Alley maintains an active membership in the Anderson County, Blount County, Knox County, Loudon County, Sevier County and Tennessee Bar Associations. Recently, Mr. Alley served as the President Elect and then President of the Loudon County Bar Association. Mr. Alley is a current member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, serves as a volunteer member and Vice-Chair of the Town of Farragut Board of Zoning Appeals and serves as a Board Member and the Secretary of Legal Aid of East Tennessee.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: Tennessee College of Law
Year Licensed: 1996
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1996
Section Membership(s): Construction Section, Tort and Insurance Law Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Construction Law, Creditors Practice, Criminal Law - Defense, Insurance Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Litigation - Commercial, Real Estate Law, Tort & Personal Injury