About the Office

The University of the Pacific Office of General Counsel provides comprehensive advice in all legal matters affecting the university. We work together to provide responsive, measured and accurate counsel to Pacific’s Board of Regents, administration, faculty and staff.

Among our responsibilities, the university’s legal team monitors federal and state legislation to ensure compliance with legal obligations; assists in formulating and implementing institutional strategies to avoid future legal problems; oversees litigation or claims involving the University; reviews contracts between the University and outside vendors or agencies; coordinates the response to subpoenas and other legal requests for information; reviews proposed policies and procedures; provides labor and employment advice; oversees the legal issues concerning Pacific’s real estate, zoning, tax, investment and other issues. Our goal is to support a stable and predictable legal environment in which members of the Pacific community can thrive.

Contact Us

The Office of General Counsel is located on the Stockton campus on the second floor of Andersen Hall. You can call our general office number anytime at 209.932.3009, and alternatively may find individual contact information for all OGC staff in the Campus Directory.

Should you receive any legal document or notice relating to University business (such as a subpoena, a complaint, a hearing notice or any document or notice relating to a legal proceeding), please forward the document to our office immediately.

Please be aware that we cannot provide legal advice or representation to individual members of the University community on personal matters or in connection with matters against the University.