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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

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Facing disciplinary action at school is a daunting and terrifying experience for both students and parents. The repercussions of alleged misconduct can be severe, swiftly altering the course of one’s academic and professional future. From a fun-filled night gone awry, to an academic mistake, a misinterpreted encounter, or even a momentary lapse in judgment, the consequences of these actions can be devastating.

Don’t let your future be jeopardized by trying to navigate this process alone. You need an experienced attorney advisor who understands the intricacies of student discipline proceedings, someone who can provide expert advice, wise counsel, and assist in preparing a compelling defense. Todd Spodek is a nationally renowned expert in student rights and defense, having successfully defended hundreds of students facing disciplinary action in colleges and universities across the country.

Student misconduct hearings are not to be taken lightly, as the penalties for violations of the school’s conduct code or honor code can range from a reprimand to probationary sanctions, suspension, and even expulsion. These penalties can result in lost tuition, costly restitution requirements, a permanent notation on your academic record, difficulties in resuming your education and a tarnished reputation. In some cases, criminal charges may also be brought against the accused.

With the initiation of code of conduct or disciplinary proceedings taking place within days of the alleged incident, students may find themselves without the time or understanding of the situation to properly defend themselves. This is why it is crucial to seek expert advisory counsel to ensure that your rights are protected and that proper due process is followed. Don’t let one mistake or misunderstanding ruin your entire professional future. Trust the expertise of attorney Todd Spodek to defend and protect your rights in student misconduct hearings.

Navigating the student disciplinary process can be a confusing and overwhelming experience for students and their families. Every college or university has its own set of policies and procedures for dealing with misconduct allegations, but the process usually follows a similar pattern.

It begins with someone filing a complaint against you, alleging misconduct or some sort of violation on your part. The appropriate office will then review the complaint, and in some cases, you may be contacted for an informal discussion. For more severe accusations, the school’s disciplinary body will conduct an investigation. This may be a Dean, a Conduct Officer, an Honor Council, or an Academic Progress Committee. You will then be called to a formal hearing, where you’ll hear the complaints against you, any evidence presented, and have the opportunity to give your side of the story. The disciplinary body, usually a committee or council, will then review the events of the hearing and make a determination and recommendation of punishment, which is usually presented to a Dean. You will then be notified of the punishment in writing, and in some cases, have the opportunity to appeal the decision.

While the disciplinary process may resemble a court hearing or trial, it is important to understand that it is not legally required to abide by court protocols. Students are not necessarily considered innocent until proven guilty, and although schools usually provide due process to the accused student in their policies, it is not always executed in the same way in real life. This is why it is crucial for accused students and their parents to have an attorney-advisor to guide them through the disciplinary process. An attorney-advisor can help you gather witnesses for your defense, compile evidence in your favor, and advise you on how to best respond to the charges. They also help hold the school accountable to its own policies, ensuring that your due process rights are protected.

The Spodek Law Firm has an excellent track record in assisting students to obtain a better outcome in disciplinary hearings, often saving them from dismissal and rescuing their careers in the process. With their expertise and guidance, you can feel confident and prepared as you navigate this challenging process. Trust the experienced attorneys at Spodek Law Firm to defend and protect your rights and future.


At the Spodek Law Firm, we understand that facing disciplinary action or other school disputes can be a daunting and stressful experience for students and their families. That’s why we offer expert help for navigating all types of student discipline cases and other school disputes.

Our experienced attorneys have a deep understanding of the complexities of academic misconduct, code of conduct violations, Title IX issues, academic shortfalls and professionalism violations. We have a proven track record of successfully defending students facing accusations of cheating, plagiarism, falsifying data, unauthorized collaboration, impersonation, improper handling of research, drug use, hazing, stalking, cyberbullying, threatening behavior, and other related offenses.

We also provide expert guidance for students facing remediation, probation, suspension, or dismissal for alleged academic failures. Furthermore, we are equipped to help students in professional programs like medicine, nursing, dental, physician’s assistant and other students who are training for a professional field and facing professional misconduct by their specific school or department.

As a widely experienced attorney advisor, Todd Spodek can provide expert help for college and university students, including those in graduate and professional programs, in almost any and every type of case. We commonly are called upon to help undergraduate students, graduate students, medical students, nursing students, dental students, physician’s assistant students, student-athletes, students studying abroad, and college employees accused of misconduct.

At the Spodek Law Firm, we are committed to defending and protecting the rights of our clients, and ensuring that they receive a fair and just outcome in their disciplinary proceedings. Trust us to guide you through the complicated and stressful process of student discipline and help you achieve the best possible outcome

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It was my good fortune to retain Spodek Law Group for representation for my legal needs. From the beginning, communication was prompt and thorough. Todd, Kenneth and Alex were the first people I worked with and they all made me feel comfortable and confident that the team was going to work hard for me. Everything was explained and any concerns...

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After meeting with several law firms, I chose the Spodek Law Group not only for their professionalism and experience, but for the personal attention given to me right from the initial consultation. It is important to recognize how crucial having the right legal team is when faced with potentially life altering events that impact families and the lives of loved...

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