Defending NYC Students' Rights
Need criminal defense in New York City?
Anyone charged with a crime faces potential criminal penalties. However,
a charge during college can have serious additional consequences that
may affect a student's college, career, and future choices.
College is the first time young adults are on their own, making independent
Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C., we understand that the college environment puts students in new situations
that occasionally result in police involvement and
We can defend you from charges such as:
Schedule a confidential case evaluation.
New York College Disciplinary Action
As the result of an accusation or an arrest, college and university administrations
may seek to impose penalties on students for violating the institution's
code of conduct. These proceedings are separate and distinct from the
legal system. A student may find him or herself facing disciplinary action
even before any outcome to criminal charges has been reached.
Disciplinary decisions by the college can threaten a student's right
to continued attendance, among other penalties. It is critical to have
experienced counsel who understands the complexities of the various issues
pertaining to the investigation or prosecution of a student.
Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C.
Arrests of students frequently involve alcohol or drugs and / or allegations
of sexual misconduct. These serious accusations may have permanent and
irreversible consequences if they are not defended by a professional from
In order to protect your college career, future employment options, and
to prevent the ongoing stigma of a criminal conviction and / or registration
as a sex offender, it is essential that you secure the highest quality
Mr. Bederow, a former Manhattan assistant district attorney, has vast experience in
scrutinizing the credibility of complaining witnesses and conducting investigations
which may serve as the basis for achieving a favorable outcome.
For a thorough understanding from both sides of a criminal case and experience
with college disciplinary actions,
contact us at (212) 256-9491 to schedule a consultation.