About the Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel provides legal counsel and representation to Kansas State University on all legal matters.

Responsibilities of the attorneys in our office include

  • client counseling
  • legal research
  • litigation in state and federal courts and before regulatory agencies
  • advocacy and assistance in internal dispute resolution arenas
  • policy review and drafting
  • contract review and negotiation
  • legal presentations and training seminars
  • other duties concerning the full array of legal issues arising in the context of higher education

We provide advice and representation on topics including

  • employment,
  • constitutional rights,
  • discrimination,
  • tort liability,
  • intellectual property,
  • contracts,
  • immigration,
  • real estate,
  • tax and
  • other legal matters.

For purposes of litigating matters in court, the attorneys in our office serve as Special Assistant Attorneys General by appointment of the Attorney General of the State of Kansas.

Our office reports to the Office of the President.


DISCLAIMER: The materials presented here are for general informational purposes only. Nothing contained within this site and related links may be construed as legal advice from the K-State Office of General Counsel. Laws, regulations and policies change frequently. Legal advice can be provided only in the course of an attorney-client relationship with reference to all of the facts of a specific situation. This information, therefore, must not be relied on as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney. If you have legal questions or need legal advice pertaining to University matters, please contact the Office of General Counsel directly.