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Mary Katherine is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. During her time at Auburn, she was involved in the Auburn Pre-Law Scholars Program. Upon graduating from Auburn in August of 2014, Mary Katherine attended Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. While in law school, Mary Katherine served as class Treasurer, a member of the Student Bar Association, the law school representative for the Samford University Graduate Student Council, an instructor for the Street Law Program, and was selected as a member of the Harvey S. Jackson Excellence in Teaching Award Committee. After passing the Alabama Bar Exam in July of 2017, Mary Katherine began practicing in Randolph County, Alabama. She joined Akridge & Balch in June of 2023 and her primary focus is criminal defense, family law (divorce, custody, adoptions, termination of parental rights, child support), and juvenile delinquency and dependency. Mary Katherine has zealously represented hundreds of criminal clients, ranging from simple traffic citations to attempted murders, and everything in between. She serves Lee County, Randolph County, and all surrounding areas.

Mary Katherine is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and a member of Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Lee County Bar Association, Randolph County Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar Association. Mary Katherine and her husband, Matt, reside in Opelika, Alabama with their two sons, Wally and John Henry, and their two dogs, Waylon and Ophelia. During her free time, Mary Katherine enjoys all things live music, reading, and chasing after her wild boys. She and her family are active members of Church of the Highlands. 

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Deliquency
  • Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Adoption)


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Major: Sociology

Bar Admission

  • Alabama, 2017

Past Positions

  • Mary Katherine Alemany, LLC, Owner/Attorney, 2022 to 2023
  • Tindal Alemany, LLC, Owner/Attorney, 2020 to 2022


  • English

Professional Associations

  • Randolph County Bar Association, Member, 2017 to Present
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2022 to Present

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Guardian Ad Litem, State of Alabama, 2018

Mary Katherine Alemany

Attorney Mary Katherine Alemany
  • Associate Attorney

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