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de la Parte & Gilbert lawyer comments in Jameis Winston AP story


dgfirm_newsThe Pinstripe public relations team connected de la Parte & Gilbert lawyer, Kristin Melton with Associated Press reporter Kareem Copeland to write his story about Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston’s student code of conduct hearing that began on December 2, 2014. Copeland’s article outlines the key details of the hearing, including the parties involved, possible sanctions, when a ruling is expected, the appellate process, and some history.

Kristin, who has experience in administrative law and representing clients involved with NCAA compliance cases, explained the difference between the code of conduct hearing and a criminal procedure.

With the worldwide reach of the AP, Kristin’s commentary was featured on nearly every television and radio news site, online publication, and daily newspaper, including USA Today, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and ESPN.