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Emergency After-Hours Help Line

Stanford community members in need of immediate legal assistance outside of regular office hours may call 650-736-7808. Please note that this line is reserved for emergency situations.

Emergency situations could include:

  • any major incident at Stanford involving the police or fire department (the police and fire department can be contacted at 9-911)
  • a law enforcement officer or government official demands:
    • a search of university or hospital space
    • to review university or hospital records
    • to interview university or hospital employees about a business matter (even if the officer arrives at the employee’s home)
  • the need for advice regarding whether to make a citizen’s arrest on behalf of the university
  • other similar matters demanding immediate legal attention

To contact an attorney directly, please refer to the Attorneys directory.