Title IX Advisor for Hearings in Michigan

An accusation of sexual misconduct on a college campus in Michigan is not a trivial matter. Title IX, a federal law, can become implicated in your case and pressure your school to find you guilty. With a Title IX hearing advisor like Joseph D. Lento, though, you can fight the accusation both in the hearing room and outside of it and prove your innocence. Even if the hearing panel stills finds against you, a Title IX lawyer can still guide you into a successful appeal.

Before the Hearing: Preparing with a Title IX Lawyer

Preparing for a Title IX hearing can be confusing and overwhelming without a Title IX hearing advisor. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help accused students by:

  • Analyzing the case and determining the best course of defense
  • Providing emotional support throughout the ordeal
  • Gathering evidence of innocence through character and expert witnesses
  • Finding reasons to doubt the accuser's case, including signs that they suffer from a lack of credibility
  • Predicting the lines of questioning that an accused student is likely to face during the hearing, and coaching the proper demeanor and level of conviction to have in response
  • Drafting opening and closing statements that are geared towards the particular members of the hearing panel

Advocacy Outside the Hearing Process

In addition to preparing an accused student for the upcoming Title IX hearing, attorney Joseph D. Lento can advocate for your rights and interests with your school's Title IX office and the college's lawyers. By showing them that you mean to vigorously defend your case, your college can have second thoughts about backing an accusation that is riddled with holes, and might even consider dropping the charges.

At the Hearing: Trial Advocacy to Defend Your Rights

While the preparation pays huge dividends at the Title IX hearing, so can attorney Lento's trial skills. Between professionally orchestrated and delivered opening and closing statements, Joseph D. Lento can draw out important information from witnesses through direct and cross-examinations that show your innocence.

After the Decision: Appealing an Unfair Process

If the hearing panel still decides to find you in violation of Title IX and your Michigan school's code of conduct, there might be grounds for appeal if their decision shows signs of bias, prejudice, or other considerations. Indications that the procedure was unfair are difficult to detect without the experience that a Title IX attorney can bring to your case, though. Attorney Lento can help you see them, and can use them to create an appeal that raises your case to the next level in the process and allows you to defend against the charges, again.

Joseph D. Lento Advises Michigan Students in Title IX Hearings

Joseph D. Lento is a Title IX hearing advisor and defense lawyer who can represent you if you have been accused of sexual misconduct on campus in Michigan. With his help and insight, you can defend your rights and protect your future from a groundless accusation. Contact him online or call his law office at (888) 535-3686.

  • Adrian College
  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Alpena Community College
  • Andrews University
  • Aquinas College
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
  • Baker College of Allen Park
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills
  • Baker College of Cadillac
  • Baker College of Clinton Township
  • Baker College of Flint
  • Baker College of Jackson
  • Baker College of Muskegon
  • Baker College of Owosso
  • Baker College of Port Huron
  • Bay de Noc Community College
  • Bay Mills Community College
  • Calvin College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cleary University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Compass College of Cinematic Arts
  • Concordia University Ann Arbor
  • Cornerstone University
  • Davenport University
  • Delta College
  • DeVry University Michigan
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Finlandia University
  • Glen Oaks Community College
  • Gogebic Community College
  • Grace Bible College
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Great Lakes Christian College
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Hope College
  • International Academy of Design and Technology Troy
  • ITT Technical Institute Canton
  • ITT Technical Institute Dearborn
  • ITT Technical Institute Swartz Creek
  • ITT Technical Institute Troy
  • ITT Technical Institute Wyoming
  • Jackson Community College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Kettering University
  • Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
  • Kirtland Community College
  • Kuyper College
  • Lake Michigan College
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Lansing Community College
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Macomb Community College
  • Madonna University
  • Marygrove College
  • Michigan Jewish Institute
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Mid Michigan Community College
  • Monroe County Community College
  • Montcalm Community College
  • Mott Community College
  • Muskegon Community College
  • North Central Michigan College
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwestern Michigan College
  • Northwood University Michigan
  • Oakland Community College
  • Oakland University
  • Olivet College
  • Rochester College
  • Sacred Heart Major Seminary
  • Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Sanford Brown College Dearborn
  • Sanford Brown College Grand Rapids
  • Schoolcraft College
  • Siena Heights University
  • South University Novi
  • Southwestern Michigan College
  • Spring Arbor University
  • St Clair County Community College
  • The Art Institute of Michigan
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan Dearborn
  • University of Michigan Flint
  • University of Phoenix Metro Detroit Campus
  • University of Phoenix West Michigan Campus
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Wayne County Community College District
  • Wayne State University
  • West Shore Community College
  • Western Michigan University
  • Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit

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 Michigan 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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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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