Welcome to the Office of Legal Counsel

Photo of UK's Main Building, home of administrative offices and the Visitor Center

The Office of Legal Counsel provides high quality legal services to the University and its affiliated corporations. By advising administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders in a timely and proactive manner, we minimize the legal risk and potential liabilities facing the institutions. More significantly, we develop innovative legal solutions to achieve the University's path breaking strategic initiatives while maintaining compliance with the Constitution and all applicable statutes and regulations.


Our Services

Our legal team provides a wide range of legal services including:


  • Risk and liability evaluation and prevention
  • Advice on the legal implications of proposed policies and actions
  • Counsel on compliance with state and federal laws and administrative regulations
  • Drafting or reviewing of University contracts
  • Coordination of the University’s real, personal, and intellectual property interests.


If you have legal questions, certainly do not hesitate to call (859) 257-2936 or email us.


Campus location:
301 Main Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: (859) 257-2936
Fax: (859) 323-1062


Medical Center location:
317 Wethington Building
Lexington, Kentucky 40536
Phone: (859) 323-1161
Fax: (859) 257-5123