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University Counsel

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Providing legal tools and resources to best serve you in your efforts to serve the University.

The Office of University Counsel (UC) is responsible for the provision of legal services to the University in conformity with state law, and the uniform legal policies set by the Attorney General of Virginia.

UC represents the University in civil proceedings and provides advice and counsel in connection with the University's activities and transactions.


Some of the services our office provides as related to University business are:

 Legal advice on court papers and subpoenas

 Counter potential lawsuits and grievances

 Review and revision of contracts for outsourced services

 Conflict of Interest training (COIA) and Certificate of Completion form

 Assistance to the University FOIA Officer with FOIA requests