Term Legal Department Offices
Code TD-0350.4500
Definition Offices that are responsible for handling the legal affairs of an organization. Tasks generally include drafting and reviewing legal documents, serving as legal advisors regarding the organization’s business interests and/or services, providing legal representation in actions involving the organization, ensuring that the organization is covered in terms of liability, filing patent or copyright papers with official agencies (where applicable), offering technical information about their area of expertise (e.g., insurance matters, taxation) to people served by the organization, handling customer complaints and providing support for other departments (e.g., an opinion regarding discriminatory hiring practices for a department of human resources).
Created 12/8/10
Changed 1/20/11
Use References Legal Division Offices
See Also References Legal Assistance Modalities (FP)
Legal Services (FT)
Public Counsel (FJ-6700)
External Classification Terms Management & Technical Assistance (A) (NTE A02)
Management & Technical Assistance (B) (NTE B02)
Management & Technical Assistance (C) (NTE C02)
Management & Technical Assistance (D) (NTE D02)
Management & Technical Assistance (E) (NTE E02)
Management & Technical Assistance (F) (NTE F02)
Management & Technical Assistance (G) (NTE G02)
Management & Technical Assistance (H) (NTE H02)
Management & Technical Assistance (I) (NTE I02)
Management & Technical Assistance (J) (NTE J02)
Management & Technical Assistance (K) (NTE K02)
Management & Technical Assistance (L) (NTE L02)
Management & Technical Assistance (M) (NTE M02)
Management & Technical Assistance (N) (NTE N02)
Management & Technical Assistance (O) (NTE O02)
Management & Technical Assistance (P) (NTE P02)
Management & Technical Assistance (Q) (NTE Q02)
Management & Technical Assistance (R) (NTE R02)
Management & Technical Assistance (S) (NTE S02)
Management & Technical Assistance (T) (NTE T02)
Management & Technical Assistance (U) (NTE U02)
Management & Technical Assistance (V) (NTE V02)
Management & Technical Assistance (W) (NTE W02)
Management & Technical Assistance (X) (NTE X02)
Management & Technical Assistance (Y) (NTE Y02)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (AIRS OT-600)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
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Bibliographic References "What Does the Legal Department of a Business Do?", wiseGEEK website, http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-the-legal-department-of-a-business-do.htm

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