Title IX Advisor for Hearings in Illinois

If you go to college in Illinois and get accused of committing an act of sexual misconduct, Title IX will pressure your school to vigorously prosecute your case. The result of this pressure is a hearing process that seems designed to end with a finding that you did the deed. A Title IX hearing advisor like Joseph D. Lento can make sure your rights and future are protected.

A Title IX Hearing Advisor Helps You Prepare

Preparing for a Title IX hearing is overwhelming. Amassing the evidence of your innocence for a hearing that seems to be designed to ignore it can be confusing, frustrating, and difficult. Joseph D. Lento can help by:

  • Learning the facts of your case and your interests to determine the best course of action
  • Gathering evidence that the accuser's story does not line up, and that they lack credibility
  • Finding evidence of your innocence, including through character and even expert witnesses
  • Crafting an opening and closing argument that is designed to persuade the particular members of your hearing panel
  • Predicting the questions you are likely to face during the hearing
  • Coaching you to deliver answers with integrity, conviction, and a trustworthy demeanor
  • Providing the emotional support you need to make it through this difficult process

Additionally, a Title IX hearing advisor like Joseph D. Lento represents accused students in other ways before the hearing, as well. By negotiating on their behalf with the school's Title IX personnel and lawyers, attorney Lento can make it clear that you mean to protect your rights and future, and that the case against you will be challenged. In some cases, this can persuade the school to take a more reasonable approach and respect your rights to due process.

Trial Skills for a Title IX Hearing

The trial skills of an attorney come in handy at a Title IX hearing in Illinois. Starting with an opening statement that sets the stage for the subsequent evidence, proceeding with vigorous cross-examinations that bring the truth to light, and ending with a closing that hammers home your innocence, Title IX defense attorney Joseph D. Lento can ensure that your side of the story gets heard.

Appealing an Adverse Outcome

Sometimes, though, the hearing process is slanted enough that even the best defense does not win at the hearing. However, when the bias runs so deeply in the system, there are signs that a Title IX hearing advisor can see and use to file for an appeal. If successful, you will be able to make your case heard, again, this time in front of a hearing panel that takes your rights seriously.

Joseph D. Lento: Illinois' Title IX Hearing Advisor

If you have been accused of sexual misconduct on an Illinois college campus, hiring a Title IX hearing advisor like Joseph D. Lento can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. With an attorney's preparation, trial skills, and eye for the bias necessary to file an appeal, you can protect your rights and your future. Contact him online or call his law office at (888) 535-3686.

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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 Illinois 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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