Will Pylant is an associate with the firm, primarily practicing in the areas of probate & estate litigation, estate planning, will contests, power of attorney disputes, guardianship and conservatorship matters, elder law, and heirship property litigation including sale for division. He also routinely advises small businesses on formation, governance and succession planning.
Will is a board member for the North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless, the Young Lawyers section of the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association and serves on the Alabama Bar Association’s Senior Lawyer-New Lawyer Task Force. He is also an active member of Huntsville Rotaract.
Will holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was recognized by the National Alumni Association as one of ten outstanding seniors for the class of 2014. While at UA, Will was elected as SGA Executive Vice President and Vice President for Student Affairs. He received the Lister Hill award for his work with student government which included leading projects promoting the baseball team, the arts, veterans’ affairs, parking and campus diversity. He was a member of the honor societies Omicron Delta Kappa, Blue Key, Order of Omega, and Pi Sigma Alpha. He also volunteered his time with tornado relief and free tax preparation.
Will received his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where he was a Caruthers Fellow, Research and Writing Editor for The American Journal of Trial Advocacy and President of the Cumberland Republicans. Additionally, he was also the Scholar of Merit (best paper) in Constitutional Law II and American Law Practice and Procedure. In his third year, Will was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. He also served in the Student Bar Association as a class representative.
He is active in local and state politics, having served as an intern in the Governor’s office, the campaign aide and driver to Mayor Battle, and as a United States Page appointed by United States Senator Richard Shelby. He has assisted with several successful local and state campaigns.
In his spare time, Will enjoys spending time with his friends and family playing softball and tennis. He attends Cove Methodist in Hampton Cove, and is a proud product of Huntsville City Schools, having graduated from Huntsville High School in 2010 as class president.
Practice Areas & Education
- Probate & Estate Administration
- Trusts & Estates
- Guardianships & Conservatorships
- General Civil Litigation
- Real Estate Law
- Business, Commercial Corporate Law
- Juris Doctor, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 2017
- B.A. in Political Science, University of Alabama, 2014
Jurisdictions Admitted To Practice
- Alabama, 2017
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2017
Professional & Bar Memberships
- Huntsville Madison County Bar Association
- Alabama Bar Association
- Huntsville Young Lawyers Section
“I contacted Martinson & Beason to schedule an appointment to have a simple will drawn up. I was very fortunate to have Mr. Will Pylant as my attorney. He is very personable while maintaining a professional demeanor. He listened attentively to my requests and answered my questions fully, asking pertinent ones of his own and valuable guidance to insure that the will would be what I wanted…”