If you have been notified of allegations of professional misconduct filed against you, understand that your license could be at risk of suspension or revocation. Your career and livelihood are at stake. As soon as you are notified that a complaint has been filed against you, contact a professional license defense attorney immediately.
Defending Your Professional License in Texas: What You Need to Know
First, you have the right to an attorney when your professional license is under attack. Understand that the longer you wait to take legal action, the harder it may be to get the results you need. Also, appealing an unfavorable ruling is far more difficult and can be costlier than properly defending allegations in the first place.
Second, understand that the licensing board is not on your side. Do not mistakenly believe that you can talk your way out of a complaint. Any information you provide can be used as evidence against you. It is in your best interest to have an attorney represent you throughout the complaint process, and during any communication you have with the licensing board.
Third, take any complaint seriously. Even if you believe the complaint to be baseless or unfounded, it is critical that you face it head-on. Do not ignore a complaint until a deadline nears, and do not wait until the final hours to hire counsel to protect your rights.
Finally, depending on the licensing board, the allegations made, and the available evidence, you may be given an opportunity to accept a proposal for sanctions. At this pivotal stage, the advice of an experienced professional license defense attorney will be invaluable. You attorney will be your advocate, and will help you make wise choices.
Hire an Experienced License Defense Attorney
If you have been notified of a complaint filed against you with a licensing board, agency, or commission in Texas, BERTOLINO LLP can help. We are experienced license defense attorneys and we know how to navigate the complaint process against any professional, medical, or vocational license. We are prepared to represent you at any legal hearing or proceeding regarding your license.
Our Firm believes that immediately consulting an experienced license defense attorney to review allegations of misconduct helps ensure the most favorable outcome in your case.
With offices in Austin, Houston, and San Antonio, we serve clients all over the state. As experienced attorneys, well-versed in state and federal laws, we know how to win. Our results speak for themselves!
Our law firm helps professionals, like you, keep their licenses when those licenses are under attack by a state agency or board.
If you are facing disciplinary action from a professional licensing board, contact us today or call (512) 717-5432 and schedule a case evaluation.
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