The Office of the General Counsel assists the University community by providing a wide variety of legal services. These include:
Principal areas of practice include the following:
In addition to providing legal services to the University community, the Office of General Counsel offers a broad spectrum of training sessions and seminars on a wide range of legal subjects and assists departments in designing and implementing policies and procedures. Training sessions can be tailored to a department’s specific needs. We encourage departments to take advantage of these training opportunities, which, like most of the services provided by the Office, are offered free of charge.
The Office of General Counsel cannot provide legal advice to students or employees about personal legal issues or to persons with claims adverse to the University. Students requiring legal advice should contact theStudent's Attorney located in the Student Services Building.