Dizon & Shedden, P.C. is routinely called upon to investigate allegations of civil rights violations, including Title IX, Title VI and Title VII claims and workplace misconduct. We serve as independent investigators and neutral fact-finders so cl… Read More

Title IX/Gender-Based Misconduct

Dizon & Shedden, P.C., works with colleges, universities, and school districts to investigate allegations of sex- and gender-based misconduct, including those that fall under Title IX. When a school receives a report or complaint alleging such mi… Read More

ADA/Section 504

Schools, colleges and universities, and public and private employers across a wide range of industries frequently receive notice of disability discrimination claims based on alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section… Read More

Title VI & Title VII

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Specifically, Title VI prohibits institutions, agencies and programs that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis o… Read More

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

The Dignity for All Students Act, known as DASA, is an anti-bullying law that requires New York schools provide an educational environment that is safe, supportive, and free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying. DASA… Read More

Workplace Misconduct

Various situations can trigger the need for a workplace investigation. These include allegations of discrimination or harassment, workplace bullying or abuse, theft of company property, policy or statutory violations, and inappropriate use of the int… Read More

Hearing Officer Services

With a reputation for high ethical and professional standards, Dizon & Shedden, P.C. is regularly upon to assist colleges, universities, and school districts by serving as hearing officers in Title IX and school disciplinary proceedings. As exper… Read More

Title IX Advisors

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that bans sex-based discrimination in any educational institution or activity that receives federal funding. When there is a complaint of sexual harassment, sexual violence, or any sex-based discrimination, an i… Read More


Guardianship allows a family member or another responsible adult or entity to make important life, healthcare or financial decisions for someone who is unable to make these decisions alone, whether due to functional incapacity or developmental or int… Read More

Other Legal Services

At Dizon & Shedden, P.C., we represent clients in diverse practice areas, including residential real estate transactions, business formation, and other mental hygiene matters, such as treatment-over-objection, involuntary retention and assisted o… Read More