Alejandro Guarin is an attorney at Pracht Injury Lawyers who focuses his practice on representing clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others. A native of Barranquilla, Colombia, Alejandro moved to the United States at the age of 12, where he made Anderson, South Carolina his home. Since moving to the United States, Alejandro has understood the inequities that underrepresented people suffer and strives each day to “make things right” through his legal work.
Alejandro attended Mercer University School of Law, where he finished in the top 15% of his class and was a member of Mercer’s Law Review Editorial Board, Mock Trial, and Arbitration teams. He also served as the president of the Hispanic Law Student Association, where he advanced the interest of Hispanic students in law school.
During law school, Alejandro received a wide array of awards which include the Solicitor award for his outstanding work in Mercer’s Arbitration team and received awards for obtaining the highest grade in his class in Contracts I, Secured Transactions, Torts II, and Remedies. Alejandro was also inducted into the Order of the Scribe, which is given to the top legal writers in each class at Mercer.
Before law school, Alejandro attended the University of South Carolina, where he was a founding member of South Carolina’s chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first Latino fraternity in the state of South Carolina.
Prior to joining Pracht Injury Lawyers, Alejandro worked in Atlanta at one of the biggest insurance defense firms in the state of Georgia. There, he learned the ins and outs of how insurance companies and defense lawyers evaluate their cases, which he uses to this day to represent those who have been hurt by others.
Alejandro is an avid gamer and enjoys playing video games in his free time. He also enjoys exercising and playing soccer in remembrance of his long-gone collegiate soccer days.