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Why College Students Need Lawyers

 Export to Your Calendar 3/13/2019
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
12:00 PM until 1:30 PM
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Rutgers Club
85 Avenue East
2nd Floor
Piscataway, New Jersey  08854
United States
Presenter: See description below
Contact: Jonathan Cowles
732.828.3433, x. 102

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Why College Students Need Lawyers

 

Moderator:


Tina Martins Cruz, Esq.

Office of Student Legal Services - Rutgers University

 

Rutgers University Panelists:


Jackie Moran, JD

Director of Compliance for
Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator


Anne Newman, PhD

Asst Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Dean of Students

Donald C. Heilman, EdD, JD

Director/Attorney
Office of Student Legal Services

Colleges and Universities have recognized the value of providing legal assistance, representation, guidance and advice for their students. The typical college student body now includes more non-traditional students coming from all sorts of backgrounds and professional experience. The number of international students, as well as students with disabilities and/or pre-existing mental health concerns is also on the rise.

 

Today’s students have legal concerns such as matrimonial, tax, landlord/tenant, and contract issues as well as, criminal and quasi-criminal matters. Being cognizant of the diversity of the college student population, the wide variety of legal issues they face and the impact these issues have on their academic development is critical to attorneys providing legal assistance to this population.

 

This year’s presentation will provide attorneys with the tools necessary to become aware of the types of legal issues prevalent amongst college students and how to best provide them with legal assistance. More specifically, the discussion will include a focus on:

  • Proposed Changes in Title IX (Lowering Standard of Proof)
  • Changes to Student Conduct
  • Expansion of Attorney Advocacy Options as a Result of These Changes
  • How Attorneys Can Make Title IX and Student Conduct a Part of Their Practice

This program has been approved by the BCLE of the Supreme Court of NJ for 1.0 hour of total CLE credit (Recognized for NY CLE Credit).

 

Cost: Free (includes lunch & parking)

 

RSVP to (848)932-4529 or lynn.mendez@echo.rutgers.edu.

 

Then register you vehicle at:  http://rutgersclub.rutgers.edu/parking/

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