April Wise

Balch & Bingham, LLP

April Wise

Balch & Bingham, LLP

April Wise

Balch & Bingham, LLP

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April Dunaway Wise concentrates her practice in the area of estate and tax planning and estate and trust administration.  She also handles other probate court matters including guardianships, conservatorships, and adoptions.  April received her bachelor’s degree in accounting, cum laude, from Auburn University in 2004 and her juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law in 2008.  A native of Enterprise, Alabama, April served on the Editorial Board of the Cumberland Law Review as the Symposium Editor and served as an Abraham Caruthers Fellow for Cumberland’s Legal Research and Writing program.  While in law school, April also served as President of the Christian Legal Society.

In addition to the practice of law, April is an adjunct professor at Auburn University Montgomery where she teaches Estate Planning to upper-level under-graduate students and graduate students. April actively serves in numerous civic organizations, including the Montgomery Capital Rotary Club and Montgomery Junior League. April is a member of the Montgomery Emerge Torchbearers Leadership Class IV.

Publications and Lectures

April Dunaway Wise, Analysis of the Alabama Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act: the Changes, the Reasons, the Differences, the Planning, and the Unresolved, Alabama State Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Section, http://www.alabar.org/sections/real%20property_probate_trust/newsletters.cfm (2008).

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

  • Montgomery Emerge Torchbearers Leadership Class IV
  • Montgomery Capital Rotary Club
  • Montgomery Estate Planning Council
  • Montgomery Junior League
  • Vaughn Forest Baptist Church
  • Symposium Editor, Cumberland Law Review
  • Alabama State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Wills for Heroes Volunteer
  • President, Christian Legal Society
  • Alpha Omicron Pi Social Sorority

Firm Description

  • Estate Planning 
  • Wills and Trusts 
  • Long Term Planning 
  • Guardianships 
  • Conservatorships 
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Special Needs Planning


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