Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013
Receipt of Legal Papers Served on the Institution
From the Vice President for Finance and Management
The SUNY Office of General Counsel advises that all college offices be notified of the procedures to follow regarding the receipt of legal papers of any kind by a campus employee. Accordingly, Buffalo State’s procedures are as follows:
The associate vice president for finance and management/comptroller is the institution’s official liaison to the Office of General Counsel for the purpose of receipt or service of legal papers on Buffalo State and is responsible for coordinating a campus response, notifying the appropriate campus and external parties. When legal papers of any kind are served upon a campus employee or Buffalo State, the campus liaison should be contacted immediately and the legal papers should be forwarded to the liaison. If the associate vice president for finance and management/comptroller is unavailable, the referral should be made to the assistant vice president for finance and management.
This procedure is especially important when legal papers request personnel files or information on stu