Ex Officio Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Ex Officio, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Ex Officio?

a (ex oh-fish-ee-oh)dj. Latin for “from the office,” to describe someone who has a right because of an office held, such as being allowed to sit on a committee simply because one is president of the corporation.