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Office of the General Counsel

Mission Statement

The Office of the General Counsel provides advice on a wide range of issues in a timely, professional, practical and ethical manner. Our goal is to assist our clients with developing sound legal approaches to address actual legal problems and anticipate potential problems. We inform our clients with knowledge of the law to enhance sound independent decision-making. The Office of the General Counsel is also responsible for hiring and supervising all persons and firms who render legal advice to the institution, including outside counsel. We accomplish our mission through a highly dedicated staff committed to excellence in every aspect of its service to Lincoln Memorial University.