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The Office of the General Counsel represents the university in all forms of litigation and/or legal disputes including lawsuits, administrative hearings, bid protests, arbitration, mediations, contract disputes, etc. Although the Office of the General Counsel chief responsibility is to represent the university, the OGC also provides representation for individual employees who have legal actions brought against them for actions they have taken that were within the course and scope of their employment.

The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for providing a full range of legal services to the university. Attorneys work in a variety of practice areas across campus, including the College of Medicine, Advancement & Partnerships and the Office of Research. Practice areas include labor and employment, business matters, contract review, intellectual property, healthcare, athletics, conflicts of interest, public records, rules and regulations, student and faculty issues, litigation and much more.

The Office of the General Counsel is available to provide legal advice to faculty and staff on issues relating to university business. We are not authorized to render personal legal advice to faculty or staff.

No, we are not authorized to render legal advice to students. Students may contact Student Legal Services at (407) 823-2538 or or visit their website at

Please call us at (407) 823-2482 or email us at

To find out more information on who has the authority to sign contract please review UCF Policy 2-107 at and visit our Legal Services page for the delegation form and the list of personnel who have authorized signature authority.

Subpoenas or summons can be served at our office at 4365 Andromeda Loop N., Millican Hall, Suite 360, Orlando, FL 32816.

Please contact our office (407) 823-2482 or email us at so that we may assist you.

No, only the Office of the General Counsel may retain outside/external legal counsel or law firms to represent the university or any college, department, unit or related entity, or university or related entity officer or employee in their official capacity. Please visit UCF Policy 2-104 Retention of External Legal Counsel at for more information or contact the Office of the General counsel at 407-823-2482 or for assistance.

Please visit the About page for each individual practice area within the university under the Area of Responsibility.

Please see our Legal Services page for more information on public records request.