The Office of Legal Affairs will not provide legal advice to any individual members of the RIT community relative to personal legal issues. If you need assistance with a personal legal matter, the following resources are being provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as an endorsement of any personal legal service by the RIT Office of Legal Affairs:
Hyatt Legal Services
RIT offers employees an opportunity to participate in MetLife's Hyatt Legal Plan, a leading provider of group legal services. Hyatt Legal Plan is now available at over 300 organizations in the U.S. and provides legal services to over a million plan participants.
If you do not currently participate in the Hyatt Legal Plan and would like more information, please see: http://finweb.rit.edu/humanresources/benefits/supplemental/grouplegalplan.html
If you are a participant in the Hyatt Legal Plan and need assistance, please go to: https://info.legalplans.com/Home/
If you want to contact Hyatt Legal Services by telephone, please call: (800) 821-6400/voice or (800) 821-5955/TTY.
Service representatives are available Eastern time as follows:
Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monroe County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service - https://www.mcba.org/for-the-public/find-a-lawyer.aspx
How to Choose a Lawyer - https://www.mcba.org/for-the-public/how-to-choose-a-lawyer.aspx
New York State Bar Association
Referral Service: (800) 342-3661
Students with Personal Legal Matters
The Student Government Office has retained a private attorney to assist students with their personal legal matters. RIT students may schedule appointments as follows:
- Open CampusGroups app and scan QR Code for SG Legal Aid
- For one of the appointment dates for Student Government Legal Aid, click on Register, then follow question prompt
- Log in to CampusGroups on a computer or mobile device
- Go to Student Government Events Page
- Click on Student Government Legal Aid for one of the appointment dates
- Click on Register, then follow question prompts