Welcome

The offices of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and the General Counsel are located in Stewart Hall on the downtown campus in Morgantown. Legal Affairs provides in-house legal counsel for West Virginia University; Potomac State College of WVU; WVU Institute of Technology; the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center – Charleston Division; Cooperative Extension Offices in all 55 counties; the State Conference Center at Jackson’s Mill; and WVU branch offices across the state.

The purpose of this website is to provide information about the Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel; access to WVU policies, procedures and frequently asked (FAQs) legal questions; and links to other sources of legal and governmental information.

Please note WVU attorneys cannot provide personal legal service for University employees. If you are in need of personal legal advice, please contact the West Virginia State Bar Association at 304-558-2456.

Mission Statement

The Vice President for Legal Affairs through the Office of the General Counsel provides quality legal advice, guidance and service in support of West Virginia University’s mission as the flagship institution of the State of West Virginia.



Email: legalaffairs@mail.wvu.edu