Jonathan “Kaz” Espy was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama. He attended Northview High School and then went on to the University of Alabama where he majored in Psychology and History where he made the Dean’s List all four years and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Thereafter, he attended Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia, where he was on the Law Review (being twice published), clerked for the Hon. Hugh Lawson, U.S. District Court Judge, and graduated Cum Laude. After briefly working at a large firm in Atlanta, Kaz returned to Dothan to work with his father, Collier H. Espy, Jr. Kaz then went back to the University of Alabama, School of Law to attain his LL.M in taxation where he graduated Cum Laude.
Kaz is married to Matilda with whom they have two sons, Collier and Kaz. When Kaz is not working, he enjoys nothing more than to spend time with his family. As a lover of nature, Kaz loves introducing his sons to the joys of being outside including fishing, hunting, running and golf. Kaz enjoys listening to music, reading, and spending time with his wife. He also enjoys catching up with his friends, many of whom he has been close to since childhood.
Kaz has experience in both federal and state courts regarding a wide range of matters. He has represented both individual and corporate debtors against the claims of creditors, including tax claims by the IRS and Alabama Department of Revenue. Further, he has represented the interests of banks in federal bankruptcy court. With his LL.M in taxation, Kaz has also taken on the challenges of representing taxpayers before the IRS and Alabama Department of Revenue in a wide array of tax matters.