Institutional Services

The Department of Legal Affairs represents the institution and offers guidance on a wide range of issues, including operations, transactions, litigation management, international affairs and requests for public information. Counsel supporting each of these areas are described under the specific tabs along the top of this site. In addition to these services, the department researches the law, prepares opinions, and provides advice for administrative offices and academic entities based on applicable federal and state laws and regulations, UT System Board of Regents Rules, and UTMB Institutional Policies. The department also assists in analyzing and advising on the legal implications of policy decisions. Institutional Counsel includes:

  • Regulatory and Governance Matters
  • Employee Matters
  • Student Matters
  • Civil Rights Matters
  • Participation on advisory councils
  • Policy Boards, committees and various related duties