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Legal Services

Section Title:Administrative
Policy Number:619
Policy Name:Legal Services
Approval Authority:President’s Cabinet
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:Vice President for Administration and Finance
Responsible Unit:Administration and Finance
Date Adopted:February 13, 2009
Date Revised:September 2013; January 2014



Legal services are provided to Ramapo College of New Jersey by the Office of General Counsel. The Office of General Counsel provides and coordinates a full range of legal services including legal advice on contracts, employment, statutes, regulations, policies and practices, and other legal issues of significance to the College.

Campus representatives authorized by the President and the appropriate division vice president to obtain legal services may contact the General Counsel for assistance. All College legal services must be coordinated through the Office of General Counsel.

The College retains the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office as its primary outside counsel. As such, a deputy attorney general (DAG) is assigned to the College to assist with legal services, including but not limited to, litigation matters. Services provided by the Attorney General’s Office shall be coordinated through the Office of General Counsel.

In very limited circumstances, other outside counsel may be retained by the Office of General Counsel, the President or the Board of Trustees to meet specialized College needs.

Reason for Policy

To set forth a policy that coordinates the delivery of legal services at the College.

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

All College personnel who communicate with the General Counsel

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Vice President and General Counsel