Defending University Of Colorado Students Who Are Facing Criminal Charges
For most college students, it is their first time living away from home. Sometimes that newfound freedom results in poor decision-making. Many students get in trouble without understanding the full impact of the consequences they may face. They and their parents need to know where to turn for the legal representation they need.
At The Law Office of Mark T. Langston, P.C., a substantial number of the cases we handle involve students at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Mr. Langston focuses on ensuring that students and parents fully understand potential consequences of a given offense and their full range of legal options.
Disciplinary Actions Under The University Of Colorado Student Code Of Conduct
University of Colorado at Boulder students who are charged with violating the law very often will also face disciplinary sanctions from the University. These may include suspension or even expulsion from the University. Common violations include “nuisance part” violations, DUI/DWAI, underage possession or consumption of alcohol, drug offenses, criminal mischief, theft, assault and sexual assault.
CU students are subject to the University’s Code of Conduct, and any violation may result in a hearing before the CU Office of Student Conduct, which is responsible for enforcing the Code.
Why Hire Attorney Mark Langston?
When you are choosing a lawyer to represent you — or your son or daughter — there are important factors to consider. You should hire a lawyer who is not only familiar with the courts, but also with the process of the university disciplinary action that goes with it. Attorney Mark Langston has a firsthand understanding of the CU culture that other lawyers may not have, as he received both his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Colorado, has resided in Boulder County for more than 40 years, and has over 35 years of professional experience in this area of the law.
Common Questions Asked By Students And Parents
- Will tuition be returned if the student is suspended?
- How will a suspension affect the student’s grades?
- What happens if I withdraw before the school takes action?
- How does a plea agreement in court affect the administrative hearing?
- What conditions of University probation or suspension may be imposed?