The Maryland Higher Education Commission is pleased to announce that the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault is holding a training for Maryland attorneys on representing college students in Title IX Sexual Assault Disciplinary Proceedings on Maryland college and university campuses.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission is creating a list of attorneys who are trained and willing to represent students in these proceedings pro bono or at reduced cost. More information on the Attorney List and fee payment can be found at: https://mhec.maryland.gov/Pages/Title-IX-Campus-Sexual-Assault-Proceedings.aspx.
The training will cover:
- The neurobiology of trauma and trauma-informed representation of both complainants and respondents
- State and Federal laws governing Title IX cases
- Anatomy of a Title IX case and tips for representation
- Registering for MHEC's Attorney List and procedures for reimbursement
The training is provided by the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, in partnership with criminal defense attorney Shawn Sukumar, Esq., from Price Benowitz LLP (washingtondccriminallawyer.net/, PriceBenowitz.com)