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Counseling on Legal Topics

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Student Legal Services provides counseling on legal topics (as well as education and referrals) for registered UCSD students and student clubs and organizations.

About counseling at Student Legal Services

  • All initial sessions are scheduled by appointment only, as we must verify student status by checking your valid student ID card.
  • To make a counseling appointment, contact Student Legal Services, (858) 534-4374.
  • All counseling sessions are confidential. We won't tell anyone that you consulted with our office, nor will we reveal to anyone the details of what was discussed.
  • You may bring a friend, parent, or another person to the session, but we'll ask you to sign a confidentiality waiver that allows us to discuss the facts of your case with another person.
  • Please be aware that Student Legal Services does not provide ongoing representation to students. Should you need representation, our attorneys can refer you to a private attorney and/or identify resources to help you get the assistance you need. Before you meet with a Student Legal Services attorney or a private attorney, read about how to talk with an attorney.

Counseling for individuals

Counseling for clubs and student organizations

  • Members may meet with someone on our staff to discuss any legal problems or concerns facing the organization.
  • We also offer a preventive legal education series. Some regularly scheduled topics may be of interest to your group. We can also design workshops for your specific student organization. For example, we can conduct a patent and intellectual property law workshop for the Computer Engineering Club. Learn more about planning a custom workshop designed for your group's needs.

If you have questions, or to schedule a counseling appointment:

Contact Student Legal Services, (858) 534-4374.