What should a student athlete in Idaho do when facing a disciplinary violation or administrative issue at their college or university or with the NCAA? VIDEO

Student athletes in Idaho are uniquely situated at their college, university, or high school. Student athletes put their blood, sweat, and tears into their sport and their academics and that is why it is troubling when they are treated unfairly or do not receive independent support when facing a disciplinary violation, such as academic misconduct or Title IX sexual misconduct, or an administrative issue with their school conference or sport's governing body.

Coaches, athletic directors, and NCAA administrators for example, often do what's in the programs or their best interest, and not what's in the student athletes best interest. Student athletes must have an experienced attorney advocate to guide them when a disciplinary or compliance issue arises, and the student-athlete faces an investigation or administrative proceedings with their Idaho school or sport's governing body.

Issues unique to student athletes can include sports-related dismissals or suspensions, inappropriate or abusive behavior by coaches, eligibility hardship and scholarship issues, transfer disputes, NCAA administrative appeals, and issues related to injuries, concussions, and sports litigation. You must take the necessary precautions before discussing any issues or concerns with your school or administrators. You must also understand your rights and responsibilities. An experienced attorney advisor will level the playing field and they should be in your corner from as early as possible in the process.

Idaho colleges and universities where Joseph D. Lento can help as your or your student athlete's advisor during investigations, hearings, and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following schools:

  • Boise Bible College
  • Boise State University
  • Brigham Young University Idaho
  • Broadview University
  • Brown Mackie College Boise
  • College of Southern Idaho
  • CollegeAmerica Stevens Henager College
  • Eastern Idaho Technical College
  • Idaho State University
  • ITT Technical Institute Boise
  • Lewis Clark State College
  • North Idaho College
  • Northwest Nazarene University
  • Stevens Henager College
  • The College of Idaho
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Phoenix Idaho Campus

Idaho high schools where Joseph D. Lento can help as your student athlete's advisor during investigations, hearings and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following school districts:

A

  • Aberdeen School District
  • American Falls School District

B

  • Bear Lake School District
  • Blackfoot School District
  • Blaine County School District
  • Bliss Joint School District
  • Boise School District
  • Bonneville Joint School District
  • Boundary County School District
  • Buhl Joint School District
  • Butte County Joint School District

C

  • Caldwell School District
  • Cascade School District
  • Cassia Joint School District
  • Challis Joint School District
  • Coeur d'Alene Public Schools
  • Cottonwood Joint School District
  • Culdesac Joint School District

D

  • Dietrich School District

E

  • Emmett Independent School District

F

  • Filer School District
  • Firth School District
  • Fremont County Joint School District
  • Fruitland School District

G

  • Garden Valley School District
  • Genesee Joint School District
  • Glenns Ferry School District, Idaho
  • Gooding Joint School District
  • Grace School District
  • Grangeville Joint School District

H

  • Highland School District
  • Homedale Joint School District

I

  • Idaho Falls School District

J

  • Jefferson School District
  • Jerome School District
  • Joint School District

K

  • Kamiah Joint School District
  • Kellogg Joint School District
  • Kimberly School District
  • Kootenai School District
  • Kuna School District

L

  • Lake Pend Oreille School District
  • Lakeland Joint School District
  • Lewiston Independent School District

M

  • Madison School District
  • Marsh Valley Joint School District
  • McCall-Donnelly Joint School District
  • Melba School District
  • Meridian School District
  • Middleton School District
  • Midvale School District
  • Minidoka County School District
  • Moscow School District
  • Mountain Home School District
  • Mullan School District

N

  • Nampa School District
  • New Plymouth School District
  • North Gem School District

O

  • Oneida School District
  • Orofino Joint School District

P

  • Parma School District
  • Plummer-Worley School District
  • Pocatello-Chubbuck School District
  • Post Falls School District
  • Potlatch School District
  • Preston School District

R

  • Ririe School District
  • Rockland School District

M

  • Maries School District
  • Salmon School District
  • Shelley School District
  • Shoshone Joint School District
  • Snake River School District
  • Soda Springs Joint School District
  • South Lemhi School District
  • Sugar-Salem School District

T

  • Teton County School District
  • Troy School District
  • Twin Falls School District

V

  • Valley School District
  • Vallivue School District

W

  • Wallace School District
  • Weiser School District
  • Wendell School District
  • West Bonner County School District
  • West Jefferson School District
  • West Side Joint School District
  • Whitepine School District
  • Wilder School District

Student athletes at Idaho schools have more to lose when facing disciplinary or administrative proceedings at their school or with a sport governing body such as the NCAA.   Student athletes' academics, eligibility to play, scholarships, and future professional sports opportunities can all be negatively affected by a school's or the NCAA's actions.  That is why it is critical to address any school or sport-related issue or concern affecting student athletes as best as possible and Joseph D. Lento and the Lento Law Firm have unparalleled experience passionately fighting for the future of their student athlete clients at colleges, universities, and high schools in Idaho and throughout the nation.

Attorney Joseph D. Lento does not settle for a participation trophy - He fights to win.  He also prioritizes the needs and well-being of the student athletes he represents, with an eye towards the unique circumstances of student athletes which must be carefully considered in addressing and resolving school and administrative body issues and concerns.

Joseph D. Lento is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as an advisor for student athletes facing disciplinary and administrative cases in Idaho and throughout the nation.  Make certain your or your student athlete's rights and interests are protected – Contact National Student Athlete Attorney Joseph D. Lento today at 888-535-3686 for help.

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