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Practice Areas

The General Counsel, Jose Padilla, offers strategic counsel on all legal issues affecting DePaul, and oversees the OGC attorneys in their provision of day to day legal services. Their practice areas are as follows:

Practice Area Primary Attorney
Academic Integrity Marla Morgen

Mary Devona Stark  
Marla Morgen

Advancement (Development) Rick Raguse
Athletics Laura Warren
Bankruptcy Marla Morgen
Board of Trustees Jose Padilla
Canon Law Mary Devona Stark
Clery Act Compliance Marla Morgen
Contract Review All (please contact Anastasia Katinas with questions)
Compliance Anastasia Katinas
Disability Issues Marla Morgen (Students)
Kathy Stieber (Faculty & Staff)
Distance Learning Mary Devona Stark
Diversity Marla Morgen (Students)
Kathy Stieber (Faculty & Staff)
Employee Benefits Kathy Stieber
Employment Kathy Stieber
Facilities Rick Raguse

Mary Devona Stark
Marla Morgen
Laura Warren

Financial Aid Mary Devona Stark
Governmental Affairs Laura Warren
Grants & Research Compliance Anastasia Katinas
HIPAA Laura Warren
Housing Marla Morgen
Information Security Laura Warren
Information Technology Mary Devona Stark
Immigration Mary Devona Stark
Insurance/Risk Management Anastasia Katinas
Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patents, Trademarks) Mary Devona Stark
International Programs (Study Abroad) Marla Morgen
Litigation Jose Padilla (all)
Online Learning Mary Devona Stark
Privacy Laura Warren
Real Estate Rick Raguse
Sexual and Relationship Violence Marla Morgen
Student Affairs Marla Morgen
Student Organizations Marla Morgen
Subpoenas Mary Devona Stark
University Governance (Corporate Matters) Jose Padilla​
Wage Garnishments Mary Devona Stark​
Taxation Rick Raguse​