About Us

The staff of the Office of the General Counsel is responsible for preparation and review of University contracts and agreements and policies, representing the University in legal proceedings, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, providing legal advice to the University, and providing general support consistent with the University mission.

Staff

Avis Marie Russell, Esq. –  General Counsel
Adebola Aina, Esq. – Assistant General Counsel
Jefferey Zinn, Esq. – Assistant General Counsel
Marie Jeanty – Administrative Assistant
Monica Price-Thomas – Administrative Assistant

Office of The General Counsel

Office Location
Building 39, Room 301 R
p | 202.274.5400

f | 202.274.5320

Avis Marie Russell, Esq.,
Acting General Counsel
avis.russell@udc.edu

Adebola Aina, Esq.,
Associate General Counsel
adebola.aina@udc.edu

Jeffery Zinn, Esq.,
Assistant General Counsel
jeffery.zinn@udc.edu

Marie Jeanty
Monica Price-Thomas
Adminstrative Assistants
Executive Services Unit
executiveservices@udc.edu