Legal Counsel Referrals and Communications

Type: 
Procedure
Category: 
Institutional Integrity
Department: 
President’s Office
Phone: 
(541) 463-5301
Primary Contact: 
Donna Zmolek
Contact Email: 
Responsible Executive Authority: 
President
Purpose: 

This procedure names individuals authorized to make referrals, and the process for requesting such consultation.

Narrative: 

Considering the number and variety of college issues with legal implications, the following procedures for communication with the college legal counsel are outlined below.  

  • All matters requiring the attention of college legal counsel are to be coordinated through the President's Office. Persons authorized to make direct referrals to legal counsel are:
    • The college president;
    • The assistant to the president;
    • The vice presidents, executive deans, and officers
    • The budget analyst.

The President's Office must be notified of all referrals.

  • All correspondence to legal counsel is to include a copy to the President's Office (attachments not required).
  • After the initial correspondence has been forwarded to counsel, counsel will communicate directly with initiator.
  • All opinions and other correspondence from college legal counsel shall be sent to the college president directly.

Date Adopted: 
Saturday, May 1, 1999
Date Last Reviewed: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014