The Office of Legal Affairs strives to promote the mission of Suffolk County Community
College by providing services related to all legal matters and specializing in laws
affecting institutions of higher education.
The Office of Legal Affairs is responsible for providing support and advice to the
College's Board of Trustees, President, administration, faculty and staff on a broad
range of issues having legal significance through counsel and representation, litigation
and risk management, interpretation of and compliance with state and federal laws,
formulating and issuing legal opinions and reviewing and/or drafting contracts and
The Office of Legal Affairs does not provide legal services to employees or students
in their personal capacities.