Attorney-Client Privilege

Communications and correspondence with attorneys in the Office of General Counsel are protected and regarded as confidential under the attorney-client privilege provided the communications are made for the purpose of seeking or providing legal advice on behalf of the University. These communications may be shared with other University officials on a need-to- know basis.

Communications and correspondence with attorneys on non-legal matters, or on personal legal matters, are not confidential or privileged. If you are unclear whether your matter is University- related or personal, check with the Office of General Counsel through a meeting or phone call before sending us any written communication – including email -- you may wish to remain confidential.

Website Disclaimer


This website is provided as a resource for learning basic legal competencies on a variety of topics that affect the university.

Disclaimer Notice: These materials are presented here for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice on a particular matter. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific facts and circumstances relating to an issue. For legal advice on a particular university matter within your official responsibilities, please consult with a member of the Office of General Counsel.