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General Counsel

  • Our mission is to provide and ensure responsive and accurate legal services in an ethical and timely manner that enables St. Petersburg College to achieve its vision and goals.The Office of the General Counsel oversees the legal affairs of the college, managing external litigation and representing the college in various administrative forums. In addition, our office:

    • Provides legal advice to the Board of Trustees, president and senior administrators
    • Represents the college and Board of Trustees in legal forums
    • Manages the administration of contracts and other binding agreements
    • Facilitates and promotes institutional compliance
    • Oversees policy development and administrative rulemaking pursuant to state law
    • Receives and responds to legal requests, subpoenas and court orders

    This office handles the management of outside counsel who may be retained to assist with particular matters requiring specialized expertise. College staff should not contact outside counsel concerning college business without prior consultation with the Office of General Counsel. All communications from outside attorneys should be referred to the General Counsel.

    In most cases, our office does not represent individual students, faculty or staff. Employees and students should consult a personal attorney for legal advice. No information in this website may be construed or relied upon as legal advice. Email communications to our office may not be confidential as Florida law considers them public records.