Dustin Key is a Staff Attorney in Maynard Cooper’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group. He focuses his practice on advising corrections professionals in both public and private sectors on issues involving health, safety, security, housing, transport, and more. Prior to law school, Dustin served in law enforcement and has first-hand knowledge of the challenges and intricacies of the corrections industry.
Before joining Maynard Cooper, Dustin worked as an Associate Attorney specializing in civil litigation matters including defense of mortgage lenders and commercial banks, representing clients in real property disputes, ejectment/eviction actions, collections, personal injury claims, construction litigation, and contract litigation arising from residential transactions and complex commercial transactions. Dustin served as a Patrol and SWAT Officer in North Alabama.
Dustin obtained his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law. He earned his M.A. in Religion and B.A. in Biblical Studies from Freed Hardeman University.
Cumberland School of Law (2017, J.D. cum laude, Judge Abraham Caruthers Research Assistant (2015-2016); Junior Editor, Cumberland Law Review (2015-2016); Senior Editor, Cumberland Law Review (2016-2017))
Freed Hardeman University Graduate School of Religion (2004, M.A., New Testament)
Freed Hardeman University (2001, B.S., Biblical Studies)