Angela Redmond Debro has over 20 years of progressive legal experience in various governmental agencies (state and federal). Currently, she serves as the General Counsel to her beloved alma mater, Alabama A&M University, in Huntsville, Alabama, where she has been serving for the past several years. As the General Counsel, she is responsible for managing all of the legal affairs at the university. She handles matters dealing with compliance with accreditation standards, NCAA compliance, employee grievances, EEOC charges of discrimination, including those under Title VII, Family Medical Leave Act compliance, real estate acquisitions, issues surrounding federal grants and contracts and patent and trademark issues. She appears as counsel of record in cases filed against the University and manages outside litigation through the use of outside legal counsel. Periodically, she meets with students on campus through seminars and mini meetings to discuss current events.
Angela is a 1991 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Alabama A&M University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. In 1994, she obtained a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University. She has also received training in various areas such as Grand Jury Practice, White Collar Crimes, Federal Strategies, Financial Investigations, Money Laundering, Intellectual Property Crimes, and Higher Education Law & Practice. Angela has attended Harvard University and received certificates in Educational Management and Crisis Leadership in Higher Education.
Angela’s professional affiliations include membership in the Alabama State Bar, Alabama Lawyers Association, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Inc., the Dean’s Advisory Board at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, First Missionary Baptist Church, Jack and Jill of America, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Junior League of Huntsville and Leadership Huntsville-Madison County (Focus 27).
A native of Greenville, Mississippi, Angela is the wife of J. Mark Debro, Esq. and the proud mother of son, John Mark, II, and daughter, Lara Page.