Welcome to the Office of the Counsel.
The office provides a wide variety of legal services and support to the President, Lehman College officials, departments and related entities. Dennis DaCosta, the Counsel to the President and Labor Designee, is the College's Records Access Officer, Ethics Officer and also carries out the function of secretary to both the College Committee on Faculty Personnel and Budget, and the Lehman College Senate.
Lehman College is a constituent College of The City University of New York (CUNY). Consequently, the Counsel Serves as liaison to several of CUNY's offices, namely the Office of the General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs; the University's Office of Human Resources Management; and the Office of Labor Relations.
We hope that this Website and the links we provide will be useful to the College community. Contact us immediately if you receive a legal document such as a complaint, subpoena (for documents or to appear in a proceeding), or a notice of hearing.
We may be reached by phone at 718-960-8155 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that student complaints should first be addressed by the academic department chair.
The link to the CUNY student complaint procedures:
Disclaimer: The material contained on this site is provided for informational purposes to the Lehman College community. Nothing contained in this site and its related links may be construed as legal advice from the Special Counsel’s Office. Members of the Lehman College community should consult this office directly on specific legal issues.
Last modified: Feb 10, 2017