Title IX Advisor for Hearings in Alabama

College students in Alabama can be accused of violating Title IX through an act of sexual misconduct. These cases are severe because Title IX pressures colleges in Alabama to vigorously prosecute the case, or risk losing their federal funding. The result is often a hearing process that gives short shrift to a student's due process rights.

Joseph D. Lento is a Title IX hearing advisor and defense lawyer who can fight on your behalf and ensure that your side of the story gets heard.

Preparing for the Title IX Hearing

Preparing for the Title IX hearing is critically important. It is also overwhelming if you are trying to do it alone. A Title IX hearing advisor like attorney Lento can help to:

  • Conduct an independent investigation into the allegations to find evidence of your innocence
  • Determine the best course of action, based on the facts and your personal interests
  • Create an effective opening and closing argument that aims to persuade the particular members of the hearing panel
  • Predict the questions you are likely to face during the hearing and identify traps or pitfalls
  • Coach you to deliver your answers with conviction, integrity, and a trustworthy demeanor
  • Provide the emotional support that even the most stoic accused student finds useful during this frustrating and intense process

Additionally, attorney Lento can seek out negotiations with your college's staff attorneys and its Title IX office to see if a deal can be made. In some cases, these negotiations lead to charges being dismissed as the college realizes that you mean to vigorously defend your rights and that their case is riddled with doubts.

Treating the Title IX Hearing Like a Trial

The Title IX hearing is where attorney Joseph D. Lento's trial advocacy skills are on display. From strong opening and closing statements to intense cross-examinations, attorney Lento can elicit evidence from even hostile witnesses that tend to show your innocence or the accuser's lack of credibility.

Appealing an Adverse Outcome

Despite the clearest evidence of your innocence, a biased process can still lead to a finding of guilt. However, many of these hearings show signs of a process that is so unfair that it can impinge your due process rights. With an eye for these signs, Title IX hearing advisor Joseph D. Lento can draft an appeal that uses them to get your case reheard in front of a more neutral tribunal.

Alabama Title IX Hearing Advisor Joseph D. Lento

Joseph D. Lento is a Title IX hearing advisor and defense attorney who can represent students accused of sexual misconduct on a college campus in Alabama. Having an attorney at your side for these types of proceedings is essential because it shows your school that you mean business and that they will not be able to trounce all over your rights without repercussions. Contact attorney Lento online or call his law office at (888) 535-3686 to get the legal advice you need to fight these groundless charges of sexual misconduct that so threaten your future.

  • Alabama A & M University
  • Alabama Southern Community College
  • Alabama State University
  • Amridge University
  • Auburn University
  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Bevill State Community College
  • Birmingham Southern College
  • Bishop State Community College
  • Brown Mackie College Birmingham
  • Central Alabama Community College
  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College
  • Columbia Southern University
  • Concordia College Selma
  • Enterprise State Community College
  • Faulkner University
  • Fortis College Mobile
  • Fortis College Montgomery
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • George C Wallace State Community College Dothan
  • George C Wallace State Community College Hanceville
  • George C Wallace State Community College Selma
  • H Councill Trenholm State Technical College
  • Heritage Christian University
  • Herzing University Birmingham
  • Huntingdon College
  • Huntsville Bible College
  • ITT Technical Institute Bessemer
  • ITT Technical Institute Madison
  • ITT Technical Institute Mobile
  • J F Drake State Technical College
  • Jacksonville State University
  • James H Faulkner State Community College
  • Jefferson Davis Community College
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • John C Calhoun State Community College
  • Judson College
  • Lawson State Community College Birmingham Campus
  • Lurleen B Wallace Community College
  • Marion Military Institute
  • Miles College
  • Northeast Alabama Community College
  • Northwest Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals
  • Oakwood University
  • Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc
  • Reid State Technical College
  • Remington College Mobile Campus
  • Samford University
  • Selma University
  • Shelton State Community College
  • Snead State Community College
  • South University Montgomery
  • Southeastern Bible College
  • Southern Union State Community College
  • Spring Hill College
  • Stillman College
  • Talladega College
  • The University of Alabama
  • Tri State Institute
  • Troy University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama at Huntsville
  • University of Mobile
  • University of Montevallo
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of Phoenix Birmingham Campus
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of West Alabama
  • Virginia College Birmingham
  • Virginia College Huntsville
  • Virginia College Mobile
  • Virginia College Montgomery

Winning a Title IX hearing can mean the difference between achieving one's academic and professional goals or having these goals upended.  When accused of sexual misconduct, it is critical to not take the matter lightly and to instead vigorously defend against the allegations.  Title IX cases can be won, and Joseph D. Lento has a decade of experience passionately fighting for the future of his clients at colleges and universities throughout the nation and winning. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead, prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. Joseph Lento is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as a Title IX advisor and educational consultant to students facing disciplinary cases in Alabama and throughout the nation. Make certain your or your student's interests are protected - Contact National Title IX attorney Joseph D. Lento today.

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