General Counsel - University of Florida

Office of the Vice President and General Counsel

The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to the University of Florida, its component units and affiliated entities, and to its employees while acting within the scope and course of their employment.

  • For assistance with a University of Florida legal matter, click here to determine which attorney can best assist you or email us at
  • If you are a student seeking legal advice, please contact Student Legal Services ( for assistance.
  • To serve a summons or subpoena, click here for our physical address.
  • For media enquiries, contact Steve Orlando, Director of Communications at
  • If you have a public records request, please visit Contact: John Hines; Records custodian (FS 119.12); Phone: (352) 294-1904; Email: