The Office of Legal Affairs is the University of Georgia's in-house legal counsel. Attorneys in the Office of Legal Affairs provide legal advice and counseling to the University through its administrators, faculty, and staff in the course of their duties on behalf of the University.
In addition to providing legal counseling to the University, other areas of responsibility for the Office of Legal Affairs include administration of the University's grievance and dispute resolution procedures, compliance and risk management, contract review, and -- in conjunction with the Attorney General -- management of actual or threatened litigation in which the University is involved. The Office of Legal Affairs also provides a variety of training and informative programs addressing legal issues applicable to units of the University.
The Office of Legal Affairs consists of six attorneys and three administrative staff. Representatives of the Office of Legal Affairs can be contacted by calling 706-542-0006. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.