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College Student Disciplinary Defense

Due to the strict confidentiality and privacy rules that apply to college disciplinary hearings, case descriptions will be summary in nature. The following are a sampling of cases I have handled.

Graduate student accused of stealing exam answers

Client found not responsible after hearing

Sexual assault accusation

Client found not responsible

Sexual assault Title IX investigation

Client exonerated – hearing avoided

Plagiarism charge

Client advised to accept responsibility – written warning given; no notation on Transcript

Vandalism allegation

Client advised to accept responsibility – written warning given; no notation on Transcript

Forged doctor's letter submitted to graduate school to postpone final exam

Expulsion avoided – no notation on Transcript

Violation of stay off campus Order

After hearing and post-hearing efforts, expulsion avoided – no notation on Transcript

Substance abuse charges

On appeal, suspension reduced to disciplinary probation – no notation on Transcript