Strategic Partners

The Lento Law Firm has close relationships with strategic partners throughout the United States who assist in addressing the school-related issues and concerns clients of the Lento Law Firm face.  One such strategic partner is Derek M. Nelson.  Mr. Nelson is a law school graduate, certified intelligence analyst, certified expert in multiple investigative disciplines, the founder of the Verity Investigative Group, and a strategic partner with The Lento Law Firm.

Over the course of his twenty-five year career as an investigator and intelligence analyst for the private sector, Derek M. Nelson has played a pivotal role in the defense of those facing disciplinary action at colleges and universities nationwide.  His success in doing so is built upon a simple philosophy: relentlessly fight for the best interests of his clients by speaking with integrity, acting with nobility, and pursuing all investigative avenues efficiently, effectively and thoroughly. 

Derek M. Nelson believes that every experience his clients have with him should be one that exceeds expectations. He does not measure success through achievements, awards or notoriety, but by forging long-term relationships with clients who know and trust that he will do what it takes to accomplish their specific case objectives.

By proficiently synthesizing and organizing vast amounts of unstructured information through his global network of resources, he is able to effectively discern, identify and separate the focused information that our clients seek.    From conception to completion, all tasks are carried out with confidence in this rapidly changing academic environment.   

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If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact our offices today, and let us help secure your academic career.

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