Office of the General Counsel

Welcome to Colorado State University System’s Office of the General Counsel website.  The Office of the General Counsel provides legal services to The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System and each of its institutions: Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, and Colorado State University Global. This website will familiarize you with our office, its functions and operations, and provide general legal information and resources.

Please note material and links presented on this site are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice from the Office of the General Counsel. Links to non-Colorado State University System webpages are provided solely for your convenience. The Office of the General Counsel does not accept responsibility for nor does it ensure the validity of the content on the linked webpages. Please contact the Office of the General Counsel directly regarding any legal issue involving or affecting the Colorado State University System.

**Service of Process update**

In light of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, for service of process, please contact the Office of the General Counsel directly by e-mail.  The General Counsel of the Colorado State University System is authorized to accept service on behalf of The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System, the CSU System and its institutions, as well as the Chancellor.  Also, the Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel in Fort Collins is authorized to accept service on behalf of Colorado State University and its President.  In addition, the Deputy General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel in Pueblo is authorized to accept service on behalf of Colorado State University – Pueblo and its President.  

Please contact the appropriate person listed below by e-mail to inquire about accepting service of process.  Please understand that simply sending an e-mail to one or more of the persons below does not constitute effective service.  A formal waiver of service is required.  Also, when sending an e-mail requesting a waiver of service, please include as attachments to the e-mail all of the documents that are sought to be served as well as a waiver of service form.  These forms are available at various websites, including here and here.

Finally, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office may be contacted about service of process at the following address:

Attorney General
Colorado Department of Law’s Office
Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
1300 Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80203