Burr & Forman

John F. DeBuys, Jr.

John F. DeBuys Jr. Headshot
  • J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers In America, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Land Use & Zoning (2007-2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Birmingham, Alabama (2015)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Land Use & Zoning (2008-2012)
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (2009-2015)

Retired Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Real Estate

Before retiring, John practiced in the firm's Construction, Business, Real Estate, Environmental and Litigation sections, focusing on land use and development, zoning, environmental litigation, mineral development, business torts and general real estate litigation.

Now that John is retired from practicing law, he is raising honeybees, working in his church’s cabinet shop (Carpenter’s Hands) and participating in the Master Gardeners Program.