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The Office of University Counsel

East Tennessee State University

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The Office of University Counsel provides legal counsel and advice to the University and the administration.

Other duties include the preparation of official documents, legal opinions and advisory papers on legal issues, serving as liaison with the offices of the vice presidents and the Affirmative Action office regarding all legal matters within the University.  Legal counsel is also responsible for principal coordination of university contracts and agreements with external government and commercial entitles, and serves as the university representative to federal and state civil rights agencies.

Edward J. Kelly, Esq.
University Counsel

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