Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who does the Office of the General Counsel represent?
  • Can I obtain personal legal advice and services from the Office of the General Counsel?
  • Is my conversation with an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel confidential?
  • Can I retain outside counsel for a University matter?
  • What should I do if someone tries to serve me with a subpoena, complaint or other legal document?
  • What should I do if I receive a phone call or letter from a lawyer wanting to discuss the University or a University matter?
  • What do I do if I receive a letter requesting records maintained by the University pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act or the California Public Records Act?
  • Who is authorized to sign contracts for the University?
  • What should I do if I have a contract that needs to be signed by someone in my department?

Contact Information

Office of the General Counsel
Hughes Administration Center, Room 320
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-7974
Fax: (619) 849-8219