University Counsel

The University of Alabama System

Office of Counsel

222 Rose Administration

Box 870106

Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0106


Tel:  205-348-5490









BS – Auburn University

JD – Cumberland School of Law


Professional Memberships:

Alabama State Bar

American Bar Association

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Florida State Bar

Tuscaloosa County Bar Association


Norma Lemley joined the Office of Counsel in 1989, focusing initially on desegregation and other employment litigation. As University Counsel, Norma presently provides compliance assistance and legal advice on a variety of matters, including employment, tenure and promotion, benefits and ADA compliance; HIPAA Privacy and Security; FERPA; and bankruptcy and collection. Norma is a 1993 graduate of Leadership Tuscaloosa.