Chief University Counsel

The University of Alabama System

Office of Counsel

347 Shelbie King Hall

Huntsville, AL  35899


Tel:  256-824-6633









BA – Willamette University

JD – Duke University


Professional Memberships:

Alabama State Bar

National Association of College and University Attorneys


Bob joined the Office of Counsel in 1976. As Chief University Counsel, his areas of practice include employment, risk management, construction and land matters. In addition, he manages legal issues related to the Clery Act, Title IX, FERPA and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Bob has authored a number of legal articles and speaks frequently to professional and higher education groups.