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Office of General Counsel|University of Wyoming

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Office of General Counsel
Rick Miller, Vice President and General Counsel
Old Main 204
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3434
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-4997
Fax: 307-766-2993

Office of General Counsel

What We Do

The University of Wyoming's Office of General Counsel is responsible for serving the legal needs of:

  • the University's Board of Trustees
  • the University's Administration
  • the Employees when acting in the course and scope of employment

What We Don't Do

The Office of General Counsel cannot provide legal advice or representation to employees or students about legal issues of a personal nature (e.g., divorce, wills, and landlord/tenant issues). 

In addition, the Office of General Counsel does not provide advice in matters unrelated to University business or to individuals whose interests are or may be adverse to the University.  Students are directed to the ASUW Student Legal Services.

When You Should Contact Legal

Members of the University of Wyoming community should contact the legal office about any and all legal issues involving the University. 

The Legal Office provides legal advice in a wide variety of practice areas including:

  • Contracts and agreements
  • Copyright and trademark
  • Employment law
  • Ethics and conflicts of interest
  • Governing regulations
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation
  • Policy development and interpretation
  • Public records and open meetings
  • Regulatory compliance


DISCLAIMER -- The Office of General Counsel does not intend the information on this site as a substitute for legal counsel and advice. It is intended solely as an informational resource. University personnel should contact the Office of General Counsel when matters of serious legal consequence are at issue.

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