For general information or to be referred to an attorney, contact our office at (650) 723-9611 during regular business hours. Those hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Mailing Address

Office of the General Counsel
Building 170, Third Floor, Main Quad
P.O. Box 20386
Stanford, CA 94305-2038

Mail Code: 2038

Main Telephone Numbers

(650) 723-9611
(650) 723-4323 Fax

Emergency After Hours Help Line

Stanford community members in need of immediate legal assistance outside of regular office hours may call 650-736-7808. Please note that this line is to be reserved for emergency situations only.

Emergency situations could include:

  • any major incident at Stanford involving the police or fire department (the police and fire department can be contacted at 9-911)
  • a law enforcement officer or government official demands:
    • a search of university or hospital space
    • to review university or hospital records
    • to interview university or hospital employees about a business matter (even if the officer arrives at the employee’s home)
  • the need for advice regarding whether to make a citizen’s arrest on behalf of the university
  • other similar matters demanding immediate legal attention

To contact an attorney directly, please refer to OGC Attorneys or Outside Counsel Directories.