Office Fax: (859) 256-3127

Michael Murray
General Counsel

Pamela M. Duncan
(859) 256-3217
Associate General Counsel

Terri DeAtley
(859) 256-3294
Director of Policy Administration & Legal Analysis

Valerie Parks
(859) 256-3466
Director of Employment and Employee Relations

Zachary Hale
(859) 256-3187
Paralegal Administrator

Brian Higgs
(859) 753-8794
Senior Internal Auditor


Comprised of the Legal Services Department, Employee Relations Department, and Audit Services Department, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Office of General Counsel provides proactive legal and compliance guidance, representation, employee relations assistance, and internal audit services to support KCTCS operations. Our internal stakeholders include the sixteen colleges of KCTCS, the System Office, the Kentucky Fire Commission, and the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services.  At the core of our mission, we provide thoughtful, timely advice and guidance on a wide array of complex operational and compliance issues facing the System, its faculty, staff, and administrators as they strive to meet and exceed the needs of students, citizens, employers, and communities throughout the Commonwealth.

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