A formal complaint can be filed against your professional license for alleged violations of the law, alleged violations of the rules of your licensing board, breaches in your duties owed to the public, or other malfeasance. All Texas licensing boards receive complaints against licensees. Each licensing board has its own rules that dictate the complaint resolution process and disciplinary actions that may be imposed.
Defending Your Professional License Against Allegations of Misconduct
Regardless of the merits of the allegations, it is critical that you defend your professional, medical, or vocational license against allegations of misconduct. Even a complaint that is untrue warrants a response. Licensing boards exist to protect the public, not the individuals it licenses. As such, the board will not take the position of defending you or work toward disproving allegations. When facing a complaint allegations, defending your professional license is your responsibility.
Further, even if a complaint may have merit, it is important to mount a proper defense to protect your license and mitigate damage to your career. Even the most seasoned professionals can sometimes make errors. There are ways to respond to allegations that can demonstrate to the licensing board that you are competent and worthy of continued licensure.
If you receive notice of a complaint filed against your medical, professional, or vocational license, remember:
- It is important to mount an effective defense strategy.
- The licensing board is not on your side.
- You have the right to an attorney when your medical, professional, or vocational license is under attack.
- Facing a licensing complaint is challenging – remember that this situation is temporary and you will come out the other side of this difficult situation.
Hiring An Attorney to Defend You Against Allegations of Misconduct
You do not have to face your licensing board alone. You can and should have an advocate by your side, zealous representation― an attorney experienced in professional license defense.
If you have received a licensing complaint, BERTOLINO LLP can help. Our honest, experienced attorneys will fight aggressively on behalf of your license and reputation. We know how to build a strong case to protect your license, career, and livelihood. Our results speak for themselves.
If you are facing allegations of professional misconduct or disciplinary action from a Texas licensing board, contact us today or call (512) 476-5757 and schedule a case evaluation.
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