DUI and Professional Licenses

Imagine you are and your friends are downtown for the opening of a trendy bar.  One drink turns into another, and hours pass before you finally decide it’s time to be getting home.  You locate your keys, find your car and begin to drive.  After a couple of blocks, you notice flashing lights in your… Read more »

Minnesota Social Work License Complaint – What to Expect

I have recently been asked to present information before the Minnesota Nursing Home Social Workers Association. This post will outline what a social worker can expect when facing a complaint, and what immediate steps should be taken. I’ll “pull back the curtain” on what is happening when a complaint is received, some common areas where… Read more »

What To Do If You Are Accused of Prescribing Narcotics Illegally and Need a Professional License Defense Attorney

You finally made it through. You have invested thousands of hours into rigorous preparation for your medical career. You spent numerous hours studying in school, passed the licensing exam, and finally secured a financially stable career. However, you are now under investigation for prescribing narcotics illegally and require a professional license defense attorney. Being charged with a… Read more »

Complaints Against Vets Are Increasing: Veterinarian Professional License Defense

Most veterinarians get into the business because they like animals and enjoy supporting the human-animal bond that exists between pets and their owners. They begin their practice believing that they’ll never have to defend their license to practice veterinary medicine before their state Veterinary Medical Board (VMB). Unfortunately, because the relationship between people and their… Read more »

Protect your License with an Optometry Professional License Defense

If you are an optometrist who is the subject of an investigation or complaint it is important to hire a knowledgeable and experienced optometry professional license defense counsel before making a response. Often times a professional counsel will be able to help create an effective response to the Board of Optometry. This response could result… Read more »

A Guide to Managing Your Minnesota Nursing Professional License Defense

Finding out a formal board complaint has been filed against you is nerve-wracking and frightening. However, managing  the defense of your nursing professional license doesn’t have to be too burdensome. Follow our guide, and you’ll be well on your way. First Things Review your insurance coverage (if you have it) for board complaints. Unfortunately, many nurses… Read more »

Why Do I Need a Professional License Defense Attorney?

There are state licensing boards in place for many different professions. These include pharmacists, medical doctors, nurses, physical therapists, accountants, lawyers, and many more. When these professionals enter the field, many think that the impossible will never happen: possible revocation or suspension of their license. If you are at risk of losing your professional license,… Read more »