Welcome to the Office of Legal Affairs

The Legal Affairs Office supports The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA) in achieving its goals in a manner consistent with the law and University policy. Services furnished by UTHSCSA's Legal Affairs Office include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing legal advice, counsel, and training to University faculty and staff
  • Assisting in developing University policies and procedures
  • Reviewing contracts and other legal documents
  • Providing legal advice regarding patient care, compliance, and medical staff matters
  • Providing advice on proposed collaborations with external entities
  • Assisting with resolving disputes, claims, and litigation
  • Coordinating Healthcare Risk Management
  • Securing and coordinating the services of outside legal counsel when necessary

Communications between the UTHSCSA's Legal Affairs Office and its clients are generally subject to the attorney-client privilege of confidentiality. Office personnel cannot provide legal advice to employees, faculty, or students on personal legal matters. None of the information contained on this web site is intended to be construed as legal advice.

 
Contact: WebTeam@uthscsa.edu
Updated: 7/16/2014
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