John Debro

Litigation and Insurance Defense
Grace, Matthews, & Debro, LLC
108 Jefferson Street North
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 534-0491

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Civil Rights Litigation
Insurance Defense
Local Governments & Municipalities
Personal Injury
Professional Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Wrongful Death


J. Mark Debro is an accomplished litigator. He began practicing law in 1999. Previously working in the areas of municipal law and personal injury litigation, Mark joined the firm in 2005 as an Associate and became Partner in 2007.  Mark has successfully tried cases across the state of Alabama in both state and federal court. His practice spans from commercial and residential construction to insurance defense and personal injury, to civil rights litigation, and subrogation.

When he isn’t litigating, Mark is also a stand-in Municipal Judge and Municipal Prosecutor, giving him a wide array of experience across multiple areas of law.

Admissions/Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
National Bar Association
American Bar Foundation, Fellow

Alabama State Bar Association
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama Lawyer's Association, Affiliate of National Bar Association
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, President-Elect


Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Supreme Court of Alabama.


J.D., 1999, Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama
B.A., 1991, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, Alabama