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Legal Counsel


Afshin Afrookhteh, PhD, JD, currently serves as Alliant International University General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. In his role, Dr. Afrookhteh provides legal services, including representation, advice, legal research and training, to the University, including legal guidance to the administration, faculty, staff and others acting on the University's behalf. He is also responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures, processes and reporting necessary to ensure that the University meets federal, state, and professional accreditation requirements and is responsible for gaining and maintaining state authorization approvals and ensuring compliance with state regulations pertaining to on-site and distance learning programs.

Dr. Afrookhteh joined Alliant after serving for nearly 20 years in various capacities at Trident University International including Associate VP of Academic Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer. 

Dr. Afrookhteh's credentials include: PhD in Health Sciences, TUI University Juris Doctor, Whittier Law School Bachelor of Science in Health Science, CSU Dominguez Hills

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