September 10, 2014

I am a physician and was stopped and arrested at a DUI checkpoint. What are the implications toward my medical license?

You are correct, this can have an impact on your professional license. You should have an attorney look at every aspect of the situation – including a review of the licensing issues – to reach the best possible outcome. A full review of the cast with an experienced attorney is the best option.

September 10, 2014

Have you previously been convicted of a crime and now want to apply for a professional license?

There are numerous things you can do to increase your chances of successfully applying for a professional license. These include petitioning the court to have a felony conviction reduced to a misdemeanor. You also have the right to seek expungement of a criminal conviction for which you successfully completed probation.

September 10, 2014

Is it necessary to hire a local attorney for a professional licensing matter?

No. Unlike a criminal case, which often involves multiple court hearings, the vast majority of the work performed by your professional licensing attorney is performed in the office by letter and by telephone. A large portion of the matters in which a board files an accusation is resolved by a settlement, rather than by having […]

September 10, 2014

Can the same attorney handle your criminal and professional license matter?

If you have been charged with a crime, it may be beneficial for the same lawyer to represent you in the criminal matter and the matter before the licensing board. Due to geographical limitations, however, it may not be practical to do so. Criminal cases often involve numerous court appearances, and it may not be […]