STUDENT-ATHLETE ISSUES

We pride ourselves on passionately representing the interests of college and high school student-athletes nationwide. Our attorneys work collaboratively with colleges and universities and their athletics compliance offices to make sure student-athletes are able to remain eligible or get back on the field of play as quickly as possible. We have experience on issues, including NCAA initial and continuing eligibility, two- and four-year transfers, legislative relief, amateurism, eligibility extensions, and student-athlete reinstatement. Collaborating with our team when encountering these types of issues will ensure you receive a fair and complete opportunity to present your case.

CAPABILITIES​​

  • Student-Athlete Reinstatement Requests

  • Drug-Testing Appeals

  • Initial Eligibility Waivers

  • Two-Year Transfer Eligibility Waivers

  • Four-Year Transfer Eligibility Waivers

  • Legislative Relief Waivers

  • Progress-Towards-Degree Waivers

  • Eligibility Extensions

  • Amateurism Issues

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE​​

  • Completed an extension of eligibility waiver on behalf of an NCAA Division I institution for a football student-athlete seeking a sixth year of eligibility

  • Completed a student-athlete reinstatement request on behalf of an NCAA Division I institution's men's basketball program relating to the receipt of impermissible benefits by a student-athlete

  • Completed an initial eligibility waiver on behalf of an NCAA Division I institution's football student-athlete involving core course verification issues

  • Provided consulting advice to numerous student-athletes and parents on eligibility-impacting issues.

 

PARTNER WITH SIEVERT LEGAL

Contact Info

Justin Sievert, Founder

Direct Line: (786) 265-8649

Email: Justin@SievertLegal.com

Justin's Full Bio

Justin's College Sports Highlights

10+ years of legal experience in the college sports industry, including the representation of institutions and coaches in NCAA infractions matters, providing proactive counsel on Title IX-related issues and assisting student-athletes with eligibility matters.

 

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