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Office of the General Counsel

Administration 208
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4730





Office of the General Counsel

The Office of the General Counsel reports directly to the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors and works closely with the President of the University in providing legal advice and consultation on a broad range of legal issues.  The office provides legal representation for the entire university and has the responsibility of retaining and managing outside legal counsel for the University.

On a day-to-day basis the General Counsel works closely with University administration, faculty and staff to review and prepare contracts, ensure compliance with governing documents of the UCM Board of Governors and University, as well as playing an active role in policy development and coordination.  The Office of the General Counsel advises campus constituents on legal matters including real estate, risk management, academic and employment issues, compliance with Federal and State laws, Sunshine Law, as well as a host of other legal matters and strategies.