Vice President for General Counsel | University Administration | Kent State University

Vice President for General Counsel

Willis WalkerWillis Walker

Vice President for General Counsel
Office of General Counsel


  • B.A., Political Science, The University of Akron
  • J.D., The University of Akron School of Law
  • L.L.M., Boston University School of Law

Job Description

Vice President General Counsel Walker is responsible for overseeing the legal affairs of the university. The Office of General Counsel provides legal counsel, litigation and legal risk management, contract drafting and review, compliance oversight, preventative advice, and training to deans, chairs and managers in matters of potential legal risk to the university.

Direct Reports

  • Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, David L. Ochmann
  • Associate Counsel, Michael Pfahl
  • Associate Counsel, Douglas Kubinski
  • Assistant Counsel, Nichole DeCaprio

Contact, 330-672-2982

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