Title IX Advisor for Hearings in North Carolina

When a college student gets accused of sexual misconduct like harassment, rape, or stalking on a campus in North Carolina, Title IX will pressure the school to come down hard by threatening to strip the school's federal funding. Accused students frequently find that this makes the hearing process unfair enough that their due process rights are impinged.

A Title IX hearing advisor and lawyer like Joseph D. Lento can help make sure your side of the story is heard, in spite of your school's efforts to ignore it and protect its own interests.

Preparing for a Title IX Hearing with a Lawyer

Building a case that highlights your innocence before the hearing is essential, and an attorney can make sure it happens. With the help of a Title IX hearing advisor, you can:

  • Analyze the facts of the case and your future interests to determine how to defend your rights
  • Gather evidence that suggests your accuser should not be trusted or that their claims are unfounded
  • Find character witnesses and experts who can testify on your behalf and in your defense
  • Predict the kinds of questions you are likely to be asked at the hearing and determine the best and most effective ways to answer them and avoid falling into a pitfall of confusion
  • Learn the proper demeanor to assume during the hearing, showing both trustworthiness and conviction in the face of serious allegations
  • Obtain the emotional support you need at this especially trying time in your college career

While these preparations are ongoing, a Title IX hearing advisor can go to your school's Title IX personnel and staff attorneys to discuss the weaknesses of their case and make them sure that the charges will face stiff opposition at the hearing. These negotiations can result in charges being reduced or even dropped before the hearing happens.

Treating the Title IX Hearing Like a Trial

With the preparation that a Title IX hearing advisor brings to your case, the trial skills of an attorney like Joseph D. Lento become even more pronounced. From delivering opening and closing statements that are tailored to the makeup of your hearing panel to a vigorous cross-examination of witnesses that leaves no stone unturned, a Title IX hearing advisor can ensure that your side of the story gets heard and that your innocence is put on display.

Appealing a Decision

In some cases, though, the Title IX process is so stilted that even the plainest evidence of innocence is left ignored. When this happens in North Carolina, though, it leaves subtle signs of unfairness that a skilled Title IX hearing advisor can see. Indications that the hearing was stacked from the beginning can be used to appeal your case on the grounds that it violated your due process rights.

North Carolina's Title IX Hearing Advisor: Joseph D. Lento

Joseph D. Lento is a Title IX hearing advisor and defense lawyer who can represent students accused of sexual misconduct in North Carolina. Call his law office at (888) 535-3686 or contact him online.

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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 North Carolina 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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