Norma J Cantu

Norma J. Cantu

Of Counsel

Practice Description

Ms. Cantu started her legal career as an Assistant Potter County Attorney handling Child Protective Services cases in the Civil Division. In 1999, Ms. Cantu became an associate at the Underwood Law Firm in Amarillo, Texas. Her practice included primarily Family Law cases. While there Ms. Cantu served on the Board of Directors of various organizations, including AAYLA (Amarillo Area Young Lawyer's Association), CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the BRIDGE Children's Advocacy Center, the Amarillo Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and was a participant in Leadership Amarillo. She has also served as the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle and as a HOST mentor.

In 2004, Ms. Cantu applied her passion for advocacy for children to the classroom as a teacher. She taught bilingual elementary education until joining the law firm of Brim, Arnett, Robinett & Conners, P.C. where she draws upon her legal experience as well as experience as a classroom teacher to represent school employees throughout the state of Texas in personnel matters at administrative levels and in litigation.

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • State Administrative Law
  • Contracts

Educational and Professional Background

  • Baylor University, B.A. (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
    (Board of Advocates, Children's Rights Clinic, Best Oralist & Brief/ Whittier National Juvenile Moot Court, Criminal Law Journal)
  • Bilingual EC-8 Generalist Certification (Standard Certificate)
  • Member of the School Law Section - Former Board Member (3 year term)
  • Mediation Certification (Dispute Resolution Center-40 hr training)

About our firm

Brim & Brim, P.C. is a boutique law firm based in Austin, Texas, that focuses its practice on representation and counseling of employees in education and employment matters, in civil litigation and appeals, and in administrative and regulatory cases. Our lawyers have over 120 years of combined experience in these areas, representing individuals and governmental entities in a wide variety of administrative hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals throughout Texas.




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