Legal Affairs

50 Phelan Avenue, B619, San Francisco CA 94112 Tel (415) 239-3556



The Legal Affairs Department provides professional legal services and advice to the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, and the College administration, faculty and staff; drafts, reviews and interpret policies and procedures in areas of law affecting the administration, legislation and related activities of the District; reviews all contracts or other legal documents; represents the District in arbitration and coordinates with Outside Counsel on litigation involving the District. 

The Department is in charge of the Office of Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance which handles investigation of unlawful discrimination and harassment complaints against the District.  It also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants in compliance with disability laws.

      Steve Bruckman
      General Counsel


Students with Disabilities


Employees with Disabilities

If you are a prospective or current student seeking ADA information or accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) at 415 452-5481 or 415-452-5451 (TDD). For general information about the DSPS, please visit the DSPS web site.

If you are an employee of City College of San Francisco seeking Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) information or accommodations, please contact Dr. Leilani Battiste of the Office of Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance at 415 452-5053, or visit the website 5/EEO/ADA Compliance.

If you or someone you know is experiencing sexual harassment or sexual violence, email All messages will be regarded as confidential. If you or someone you know has experienced any form of sexual violence, including sexual assault or rape, please report the incident to the Campus Police at (415) 239-3200.
If you have any questions or require additional clarification, please contact the Title IX Coordinator, Lani Battiste at (415) 452-5053.