Legal Services

Aerial Shot of SUU's CampusThe Office of Legal Affairs provides legal counsel and representation to Southern Utah University on all legal matters.

Responsibilities of the attorneys in our office include:

  • Client counseling
  • Legal research
  • Advocacy and assistance in internal dispute resolution arenas
  • Policy review and drafting
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Legal presentations and training seminars
  • Other duties concerning the full array of legal issues arising in the context of higher education

We provide advice and representation on topics including:

  • Employment
  • Constitutional rights
  • Discrimination
  • Tort liability
  • Intellectual property
  • Contracts
  • Immigration
  • Real estate
  • Tax and other legal matters

For purposes of litigating matters in court, the attorneys in our office serve as Special Assistant Attorneys General by appointment of the Attorney General of the State of Utah.