Title IX Investigations and Proceedings

Jason Thompson has represented many students of institutions of higher education in a variety of contexts. Mr. Thompson has reached favorable outcomes in many of these cases. But, most importantly, Mr. Thompson routinely advises students regarding rights and potential pitfalls in a Title IX investigation.

What is Title IX?

Title IX is a federal law passed in 1972, ensuring all male and female students and employees are treated equally and fairly specifically in educational settings.

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Why is it necessary to have legal representation for Title IX cases?

Federal law allows you to choose an “advisor” to represent and accompany you through the school’s processes. These cases will often lead to criminal investigations, or are parallel to criminal investigations, and, as such, students being contacted by anyone regarding a Title IX investigation should contact Mr. Thompson immediately. Mr. Thompson strongly suggests you do not let your son or daughter begin this process without representation.

Jason Thompson has extensive knowledge and experience with these cases. With his help, the likelihood of not compromising future options is significantly enhanced. Contact Mr. Thompson today for a consultation.

Oregon colleges and universities where Jason Thompson can help as your student's Title IX advisor during investigations, hearings, and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following schools: