You worked hard to obtain your education, credentials, and license to do your job. When allegations of misconduct are lodged against you, your license, reputation, and career are at stake. We understand this is a difficult, even traumatic ordeal. We strive to assert your rights, protect your ability to work, and reduce your stress as much as possible when your professional license is under attack.
The Right to Defend Your License
You always have the right to defend your license. You always have the right to an attorney.
No matter which Texas licensing board, agency, or commission you are under investigation by, you have the right to an attorney. Hiring an attorney to help you mount a strong defense serves to protect your license, reputation, fiscal interests, and your career; it does not make you look guilty.
During any investigation, there are many opportunities to defend your license. Most investigations begin by requesting information from the license holder. At this stage, an attorney knowledgeable in license defense can help you prepare a strong Response Packet. When handled well, it is not uncommon for allegations to be dismissed at this early stage. We invite you to read a few of our success stories here.
If a settlement conference, show compliance proceeding, or other legal hearing becomes necessary, you have the right to be represented by an attorney at any of these proceedings. Your attorney will know how to navigate the complaint process, gather evidence, question witnesses, and prepare powerful defenses against allegations of misconduct.
However, we caution you on relying solely on your attorney to speak for you. At any proceeding, it is important that you speak on your own behalf. The licensing board may be swayed by hearing your side of the story directly from you. When you work with us, we will ensure that you thoroughly understand the facts of the complaint and are well-prepared to convey your story, answer questions, and refute any challenges made by the board.
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 (800) 210-0126 and schedule a case evaluation.
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