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Office of General Counsel

The Legal Services Department provides legal counsel to the Maricopa County Community College District which includes 10 community colleges, two skill centers, Maricopa Corporate College, and two Communiversities in the greater Phoenix area.

Public Stewardship, EEO/AA (coming soon), and Compliance are also housed within the department.


  • All information contained on the Office of General Counsel web site is Copyright Maricopa County Community College District. All rights reserved. None of the information contained on this site may be reproduced in any way without express permission of the copyright holder.
  • The information contained in the Office of General Counsel web site is based on laws and court rulings but should not be relied upon as legal advice on specific facts. Visitors to this site are urged to consult legal counsel regarding any particular situations or legal inquiries.
Each year, the Legal Services Department drafts, negotiates, and approves over 2,000 contracts. Community members will work with District and College employees whenever they want to contract with the MCCCD. Agreements include (but are not limited to): Clinicals, Educational Service Agreements, Licenses, Facilities Use Agreements, Experiential Education Partnership Agreements, Contracts for Professional Services, Employment Contracts, Contracts for Services, Memoranda of Agreement, Memoranda of Understanding, and third-party agreements from third-party suppliers.
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The Privacy Office oversees MCCCD's legal process review for contractual matters involving security and privacy practices to mitigate risk for the institution.
Links to information about laws, policies, and regulations that most directly affect students' college experiences and some specific resources for faculty.