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Addressing the new Title IX Rules
Proposed new regulations from the Biden Administration mean schools may have to comply with new requirements on addressing sexual misconduct. Our expert panel will discuss the new rules, what proposed changes are most likely to be the focus of the comment period and what the changes will mean for complainants and accused individuals, as well as offer advice for universities and schools on what they need to do to prepare.

Oct 11, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Susan A. Bocamazo
Senior Group Publisher | Moderator @BridgeTower Media
Susan A. Bocamazo serves as the Senior Group Publisher for Massachusetts, Virginia, Michigan and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, Finance & Commerce and Minnesota Lawyer. Prior to joining the predecessor to Bridgetower Media, Susan was a litigation associate at Boston law firm Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault. Before moving into her current role, she served as a news reporter, editor, and publisher.
Jen Zuccola
Vice President of Student Affairs @Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD)
Jen Zuccola is the the Vice President of Student Affairs at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) as well as the Title IX Coordinator. In her position, Jen oversees a number of student support areas including Student Counseling and Wellness, Academic Advising, and Student Success Coaching and Accommodations. Jen is passionate about student success, especially in the arts. Since starting at MCAD in 2004, Jen has implemented a number of student resources to support students in their academic careers. Her research and presentations include "MCAD's Wellness Program", "Emotional Support Animals on Campus", and "Peer Mentor Programming." She holds a BA in Studio Arts from the College of St. Benedict and a MA in Education Leadership from St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Phyllis Karasov
Labor and Employment Attorney @Larkin Hoffman
Phyllis Karasov, is a labor and employment attorney who advises colleges and universities on labor and employment matters, student issues, and general business matters. Phyllis is an experienced and trained investigator of Title IX complaints and provides training on investigations and the processing of Title IX complaints. She advises on matters relating to student affairs, including student discipline, reasonable accommodation in education, and student handbooks. Phyllis also assists clients in all areas of human resources including hiring, handbooks, regulatory compliance, discrimination, discipline and termination, Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA rules and the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Charles Clas
Criminal Justice Attorney @Wilson Clas Law
Minneapolis defense attorney Charles S. Clas, Jr. has exclusively practiced criminal defense since his admission to the Minnesota and Federal bars. Clas is an experienced and proven criminal defense litigator having defended against state and federal criminal charges of all levels. Clas is an experienced trial attorney having achieved a number of significant trial victories and not guilty verdicts in felony cases alleging assault, criminal sexual conduct and attempted murder. Clas also specializes in OFP/HRO defense as well as University misconduct allegations (aka "Title IX Defense").