General Counsel

Welcome to Lone Star College System's Office of General Counsel web page. The Office of General Counsel provides information and related services to the Lone Star College System and its component campuses and centers. To best meet the needs of our complex constituency, our office assumes a variety of roles.

The Office of General Counsel strives to provide timely and responsible legal advice regarding the expansive array of legal issues that face a thriving, modern, public community college system, such as Lone Star College. Our office addresses existing and potential legal matters in order to help the System continue to be the premier institution of higher education.

All matters requiring legal advice or legal action should be referred to the Office of General Counsel.

Important Information

Latest Newsletter: The General Counsel Briefing

Notice: This site is intended to be used by employees of Lone Star College System in their official capacities. It is not intended to provide personal legal advice to any individual or entity. 

Contact Information

Brian S. Nelson
General Counsel
Vitae - Brian S. Nelson

April Odell
Paralegal II and Personal Assistant
to the General Counsel

Amy Harper
Assistant General Counsel
Vitae - Amy Harper

Gloria M. Forster
Administrative Assistant
to the Senior Associate General Counsel

Amy M. Benya
Assistant General Counsel

Karen K. Vance
Program Coordinator


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