Experience, Knowledge & Dedication
Prince Chestnut has made his mark in the legal community. He has represented clients in the civil and criminal courts. He has written articles for The Selma Post Herald concerning legal issues in his column entitled “Laying Down The Law”. He has spoken and lectured at various institutions. Chestnut has nearly twenty years of legal experience and has represented judges, county commissions, water boards, head start, industrial boards, personnel boards, school boards, etc. He practices primarily in the areas of government, business, nonprofit and personal injury. He has served as an Appraisal Umpire to resolve insurance appraisal disputes between insurance carriers and their insured. He has also served as a mediator.
Chestnut was appointed as an inaugural member of the Indigent Defense Review Panel, which considers the delivery of indigent defense services in the State of Alabama. In addition, he served on the board of directors for the Alabama Lawyers Association, United Way of Selma & Dallas County and the Selma & Dallas County Chamber of Commerce, respectively; for years, Chestnut has participated in the Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program and been recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll. Chestnut was featured in the June 2013 edition of Selma The Magazine “Top 20 under 40”. Chestnut writes a column for several newspapers entitled "Representing" where he discusses politics and educates the public on how to effectively participate in their own government.