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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A close family member had worked hard to get accepted into a top school. Close to graduation and with next steps in life set, we were beyond belief when the school sent notification that a Title IX investigation would be taking place. We hoped that the school would be fair in its approach towards…

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  • Mr. Lento,
    I would like to express my sincerest appreciation for all of your work and effort with my case throughout these several months. Thank you very much for guiding my family and I throughout this process and fighting for this favorable outcome. 
    I would like to also thank you for the com…

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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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  • Joe helped guide me through the most stressful circumstances I’ve ever encountered. The first thing he did was believe me. Once he got more details regarding my situation, he was able to highlight relevant facts to my school showing that I was being accused of something that was simply false. He …

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  • If you’re looking for the best then I ask you to you look no further. Our story is like many others who have found themselves facing a Title IX investigation for false allegations. The difference for our family is that we found the Lento Law firm! We searched for other lawyers and I found Mr. Len…

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  • Our son was charged with a Title IX situation. Mr. Lento worked extremely hard for my son and was extremely dedicated to his case. He was always available for consultation with us either in person, by email, by phone or by texts. His advise during the entire process was invaluable. He made a very…

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  • My family and I reached out to Mr. Lento for a conduct issue with my University. Not only did he respond promptly with consideration, he went above and beyond to ensure that we covered all grounds. Mr. Lento took the time to explain the legal process, what to expect, and how/ what he could do to …

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  • When we saw the email that our son was charged with academic dishonesty, we panicked. The possible punishments included everything from a zero on the final to expulsion including a special dishonesty/failing grade for the course which would be a permanent mark on his transcript. We called Joe Len…

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