Fleming Law Office in Central Illinois

Thomas L. Norman, Jr.

attorney at law

Thomas L. Norman Jr. has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 2012, and is licensed in both the State and Federal Court systems. Tom practices primarily in the defense of civil litigation claims in courts throughout Illinois, including personal injury claims, declaratory judgments on insurance coverage issues, fire damage claims, slip and falls, and other contract disputes.

Tom has represented individuals, businesses and business owners, insurance companies and their insureds, homeowners and property owners, employers, and municipal corporations throughout the State of Illinois.

Tom Norman joined the firm in 2019. Tom received his law degree from the University of Illinois in May 2012. Tom received his bachelor’s degree from Wabash College in 2009, where he was a member of the Little Giant varsity baseball team and a broadcaster for the football and basketball teams. Tom has courtroom experience trying civil litigation cases before juries and judges in Central Illinois. Tom also has extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) including traditional settlements, mediations, court-ordered settlement conferences, contractual arbitrations, and judicially mandated arbitrations. Tom’s record includes multiple favorable summary judgment rulings in his clients’ favor, as well as hundreds of favorable dispute resolutions for his clients.

Outside of his work in the firm, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenny, his two sons, Finnick and Spencer, and his dog, Wrigley. Tom is an avid bowler who has 6 perfect games, 2 800 series, and was the Peoria City Tournament champion for 2015. Tom has also served as a Director for the Great Peoria Bowling Association. Tom also enjoys cooking, running, and traveling the world with his wife.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2012
  • Federal (Central District of Illinois)—2015

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Peoria County Bar Association (PCBA)


  • B.A. (cum laude), Wabash College, 2009
  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Illinois College of Law, 2012

Focus Practice Areas

  • General Trial Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability – Trip and Fall
  • Automobile Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • General Contractor Liability – Defense
  • Residential Fire Damage Claims – Defense


Tel.  309.676.7657

416 Main Street Ste 300
Peoria, IL 61602

Practice Areas Include

Alternative Dispute Resolution



Appellate Work

Assault & Battery

Automobile Accident Liability

Bad Faith & Section 155 Claims

Civil Rights Claims – Defense

Complex Injury

Contractor Liability

Declaratory Judgments

Diminution in Value

Dog Bite/Animal Control Act & Animals Running At Large

Dram Shop Act

Emotional Distress Claims

Examinations Under Oath (EUO)

Federal Civil Practice

Firefighters & EMT Liability

General Civil Defense

General Trial Practice

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Insurance Defense

Insurance Law


Judicial Settlement Conferences

Jury Specialists

Liquor Liability

Municipal Liability

Municipal Officers


Nursing Home Defense

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Police Officer Liability

Policy Coverage Analysis

Premises Liability

Premises Security Claims

Probate Approvals for Minors and Estates

Products Liability

Professional Liability

Property Damage Cases and Claims

Settlement Review

Sewer Back-up and Overflow Claims

Slip and Fall

Sports Injuries and Sport Liability Claims

Survival Action Claims

Trip and Fall

Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorist Claims

Utilization Review and Evaluation of Medical Billing Practices

Willful & Wanton Claims

Wrongful Death Claims

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