Recommendations

Attorney Joseph D. Lento has helped countless students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional level, parents and families, and also professors and others in academia, through their most difficult times in life at more than a thousand colleges and universities across the United States.  A sample of his dedication on behalf of clients follows:

  • We contacted Mr. Lento about a family situation, and he practically became a part of our family. He got back to us immediately. Mr. Lento stayed in touch with us through every step of a very difficult process. Best defense attorney ever. I am still crying as I write this, because he defended a fa…

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  • When I first learned that I was the subject of a Title IX investigation it was at the worst time in my life, especially since it was during finals week. I didn’t want to take any risks because I knew what the stakes can be in these situations. If you are considering whether it is worth it to get …

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  • If you are reading this review I am assuming you are put in a situation where some serious actions are needed to the extent of which a lawyer is required to aid you in your troubles. I will make this short and simple, working with Joseph has been an absolute pleasure and I would not hesitate to h…

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  • When my son (who’s standing here with me while I’m typing up this review just to make sure his appreciation of Mr. Lento comes through in these words) and I got thrown without warning into the confusing waters of trying to navigate a false Title IX accusation for the first time, we honestly felt …

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  • If a college student has been accused of violation of a Title IX violation, the accused (and their parents) should take the most logical step in addressing the charges by seeking excellent legal counsel and considering methods towards informal resolution, when possible. It should be noted, again,…

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  • Mr. Lento and his team have truly changed my life. I highly recommend Mr. Lento to anyone in need of an attorney, especially regarding an issue with higher education. The decision to seek an attorney was not an easy one for me. I did not think I had a case and the idea of possibly going to trial …

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  • When an innocent young guy was wrongly charged in a Title IX we luckily found Joe. It was a difficult process and Joe helped us through the steps with confidence, openness and great strategies. The case was dropped and he made all the difference. Thank you Joe.

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  • I called the Lento Law Firm over winter break about an issue I was facing at an academic institution. Attorney Joseph D. Lento personally returned my call the same day and assured me that he could help. His entire team is extremely dedicated, professional and confident. Everyone is highly educate…

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  • Hiring Joseph Lento was by far my son’s most important step in his college career. Facing a potentially ruinous false accusation of assault and a subsequent Title IX suit, when we hired him and his team, we knew we were in good hands from the get-go. We had retained someone else for some time, bu…

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  • Joe and his colleague helped me through a very difficult time with my school. I made a few mistakes in a graduate program and was facing very serious sanctions. They helped prepare me each step of the way and I ended with a favorable outcome.

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  • If you need help with any of the services that he provides, do yourself a favor and reach out to the Mr. Lento and his firm. I know that it is sometimes difficult to put your trust in a third party, but there are not many attorneys that have the combination of knowledge, guidance, and superb cust…

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  • We were devastated when we learned that my daughter was falsely accused of academic misconduct by her school. She had worked too hard and sacrificed too much to get into a top university to allow her efforts to be derailed by false allegations. She was planning on going to graduate school and to …

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  • Words can not describe how much Mr. Lento helped me in my darkest hour. Because of a “racist” comment that I made on social media according to my classmates, they reported me to the dean of the school to get me expelled one month before graduation. They took my comment out of context and sent it …

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  • Mr. Lento pays great attention to detail and genuinely cares about his clients. He will provide you with honest, realistic insight and works extremely diligently to have the outcome be the best possible one. For me personally, I was able to get the result that I wanted, despite this outcome being…

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  • Mr. Lento was our advisor in a title ix case. We were defending against numerous false allegations. Because of Mr. Lento’s guidance, we were successful in debunking all allegations.
    Mr. Lento helped us to prepare and present our facts clearly to the investigator. During the meetings, Mr. Lento n…

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  • I initially contacted the Lento Law Firm on Christmas Eve a few years ago. I could not believe it, but Joe answered my call! We talked for more than an hour. He helped our family to resolve a complex Title IX issue with a local university that we had no idea how to address. We are extremely grate…

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  • I was accused of academic misconduct in my PhD program. I had worked too hard and invested too much money to have my career put at risk. I contacted Mr. Lento’s firm and Mr. Lento personally followed up with me. We discussed options, potential consequences, and how to best address the charges aga…

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  • I made initial contact with Joseph Lento after reading positive reviews on his website. I had a case of “violating honor code of the university” and had my conduct meeting in two days with the Dean. I was very nervous since this was the first instance and I did not know what were the repercussion…

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  • I made a desperate call on a Sunday night and couldn’t believe a live person answered the phone, listened to me and Mr. Lento got right back to me. Probably the best call I ever made. Mr. Lento and Mr. Altman were unbelievable. They were honest, gave us incredible guidance, answered ALL our quest…

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  • Our son was accused of a Title IX violation in his freshman year of college. Though it seemed like the actual accusation was minor, we were concerned about possible repercussions and outcomes. We found Mr. Lento’s number online, left a message for him in the evening and he called back that same e…

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