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A practicing attorney since 2002, she has extensive civil litigation and trial experience, Denise has represented clients in both state and federal court. She received her law degree in 2002 from the University of Alabama, School of Law, where she was a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Birmingham-Southern College. Denise has been a member of the Alabama Bar Association since 2002 and the Georgia State Bar Association since 2005. She previously served on the Executive Board of the Birmingham Bar Association (2010) as Chair of the Solo/Small Firm Section and on the Executive Board of the Birmingham Bar Foundation (2011), where she served as Chair of its Grants Committee.

In her spare time, Denise enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and supporting the visual and performing arts.

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court, admitted 2010

  • United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, admitted 2007

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, admitted 2008

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, admitted 2017

  • Alabama State Bar, admitted 2002

  • Georgia State Bar, admitted 2005



  • Birmingham-Southern College, B.S. (1997)

  • Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (2002)

  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

Birmingham, Alabama attoryney Denise Wiginton pictured in the Zarzaur Law Firm office


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