Legal Referrals

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:

If you are a participant in the Hyatt Legal Plan and need assistance, please go to:

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 -
(585) 546-2130

How to Choose a Lawyer -


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.  To schedule an appointment with this attorney or to get more information, please call:  (585) 475-4043 or go to: