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The Office of Counsel (OC) serves as legal counsel to the Board of Regents, the Commissioner of Education and the State Education Department. OC's mission is to provide the Regents, the Commissioner and Department staff with legal counsel and services that enable them to establish education policy and comply with the law.

Questions or comments may be directed to legal@mail.nysed.gov
NOTE: This office is counsel to the Board of Regents, the Commissioner of Education and the State Education Department. We cannot provide legal opinions, advice or research services to the public. Such requests should be directed to your attorney.  We regret that we cannot respond to e-mails to this office seeking such advice.

Last Updated: February 13, 2009