Welcome to Legal Services


PLEASE NOTE: With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in support of both Federal and Provincial initiatives to help mitigate the spread of the virus, the Department of Legal Services is working remotely. The University remains open, but services have been reduced. If you need to reach the Department of Legal Service, please contact us by email at:

To reach Richard Taylor: Richard.Taylor@uwindsor.ca;

To reach Julie Laforet: Julie.Laforet@uwindsor.ca; and,

To reach Michelle Briden: Michelle.Briden@uwindsor.ca.

Thank you for your patience.


The Department of Legal Services provides legal advice to the President, administration, faculty, and staff on legal matters involving or affecting the University of Windsor. This Office provides assistance to University Vice Presidents in the formulation of administrative policies, as well as legal advice to all Deans, Directors, and Department Heads, as needed.

The Office engages in risk and opportunity management and preventative counseling, including the identification of high risk activities and enterprises conducted by the University and the articulation of methodologies or strategies for coping with the risks.