About Legal Affairs

Office of Legal Affairs

The Office of Legal Affairs provides legal advice to UNC Charlotte administrators  on a wide variety of issues affecting the University.* 

Who We Are

A directory of all the attorneys and staff in the Office of Legal Affairs.

Attorney Practice Areas

While all the attorneys in the Office of Legal Affairs are generalists, each attorney in the Office of Legal Affairs has specific subject areas in which he or she regularly practices. The Attorney Practice Areas pages provide brief descriptions of the Office of Legal Affairs practice areas and indicate the attorneys in the Office of Legal Affairs that are best suited to provide legal advice in those areas.

Practice Areas Chart

This quick-reference indicates which attorneys handle specific legal subject areas. 

University Policies

The Office of Legal Affairs maintains UNC Charlotte's University Policies, a series of policies of general applicability to members of the University community.

Training Sessions for Faculty & Staff

The Office of Legal Affairs offers monthly open training sessions to UNC Charlotte staff and faculty on a variety of legal topics.  Click here to see upcoming sessions.

Legal Symposia

Each year, the Office of Legal Affairs presents a free one-day symposium on a variety of legal topics in higher education law. Click here for links to past symposia and presentations.

Notaries Public

For the convenience of the UNC Charlotte community, the Office of Legal Affairs also maintains a current list of Notaries Public on campus who offer their services to members of the University community.

James E. S. (Jesh) Humphrey IV, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and General Counsel

Sam Sears, Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel

For more information, visit legal.uncc.edu/

* NOTE: The Office of Legal Affairs does NOT advise administrators, faculty, staff, or students on any personal legal matters. The Office of Legal Affairs provides comprehensive legal advice and assistance  to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, the other senior administrators of the University, and through them, to the University‚Äôs faculty and staff, only on legal matters involving or affecting the institution.  For more information, click here.