Office of Legal Affairs



Welcome to the UWM Office of Legal Affairs website. We have recently expanded and updated this site to make it as useful as possible for the UWM community. We encourage you to explore this site and would appreciate your Comments on how we can continue to improve it. In particular, please see our About Us page to learn more about our mission and the services we offer. 

The information on this site is provided for information purposes for the UWM community, and should not be construed as legal advice. To seek assistance from our office, please go directly to our Need Advice? page. We look forward to working with you.

Thank you.

Joely Urdan

Interim Director & Senior University Legal Counsel



Copyright and Permission to Use

Users of this website may copy, distribute, and display the materials on this page for any educational, non-commercial purpose without seeking permission as long as appropriate attribution is given to the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. To the extent we have linked to materials of others, this license to use may not apply — separate permission may be needed from the author of the work.  Legal Affairs expresses particular gratitude to the UW System General Counsel's Office.  Many Legal Topics are linked to the UW General Counsel's excellent and helpful web site, and some content has been borrowed directly from that site.