Providing an array of Legal Services for Athletes and Coaches at all levels of competitive sport including

Collegiate and Professional Sports Representation, as an NCAA Athlete Attorney, NCAA Eligibility Attorney, NCAA Infractions Attorney, College Sports Lawyer, Athletic Scholarship Attorney, NCAA Transfer Lawyer, Collegiate Name Image and Likeness (NIL) Attorney, NCAA Dispute Attorney, Sports Scholarship Attorney, NCAA Dismissal and Suspension Lawyer, NCAA Enforcement Defense Attorney, NCAA and Sports Related Personal Injury Attorney, Collegiate Athlete Attorney, Professional Athlete Attorney, Collegiate Coach Attorney, and other NCAA Athlete and Coach Related Representation.




NCAA Advocacy and More

Jason Setchen, a lawyer for NCAA and other student-athlete representation, started Athlete Defender to work with athletes at all levels. Part of Jason’s practice is advocating for student-athletes in high school and college administrative proceedings, including, but not limited to, FHSAA, NCAA, and NAIA administrative proceedings. Jason Setchen provides student-athlete advocacy in all types of internal administrative proceedings unique to the student-athlete including investigations run by internal compliance and by the NCAA and NAIA. Do you need an NCAA Lawyer? Learn More

Professional Athlete Advocacy and More

Jason Setchen has worked with many professional athletes in all aspects of legal representation.  Jason is not a sports agent and does not provide contract advisory services with respect to professional contracts.  However, Jason has represented professional athletes in disputes with coaches, teams, and leagues and has handled player disputes against agents.  Jason has also successfully handled and defended professional athletes in investigations and administrative disciplinary actions brought forth by teams and leagues.  Athlete Defender advocates for athletes at all levels including at the professional sports level of the administrative process.

About Athlete Defender

Many times athletes find themselves being treated unfairly and feel as though they do not have “a voice” or independent support when encountering a disciplinary or administrative situation with their school, conference or an administrative governing body or league like the NCAA, NFL, NBA or other sports league.

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