We are California's premier professional license defense firm. We have
the knowledge, experience, and skill to help you.
Ray & Bishop PLC is a boutique law firm practicing one kind of law:
professional license defense. Our office consists of four full-time attorneys
who practice before nearly every state agency in California. Our clients
and colleagues know us for our dependability, experience, skill, and integrity.
We are hired because of
. Every case we handle receives the value of many years of professional
professional license holders from
of licenses (often by contesting a Statement of Issues),
adverse licensing agency decisions, and offer complete license law service
from the filing of an application to the completion of a long, successful career.
Whether your matter concerns the California Medical Board, the Board of
Registered Nursing, the Department of Insurance, the Bureau of Real Estate,
the Physical Therapy Board, the Board of Behavioral Sciences, the Board
of Pharmacy, or any other state agency, we can help. You can
check out our blog for more information
about California licensing matters.
How do I contact you?
Please call (949) 557-4888 for an appointment today. We can also be reached
by e-mail using the contact form on the left side of this page. Your email
is directly transmitted to a member of our staff, who will contact you
to set up an appointment with one of our attorneys.
When should I contact you?
never a bad time to contact a lawyer if you need advice. If you have been turned
down or believe you may be turned down for a license, if you are under
investigation by your licensing board, if you have received a notice that
your license may be suspended or revoked, if you have to disclose adverse
information on a license application, or if you have just lost a license
hearing, please go to our
License Services page for more information about our services.
Who are your attorneys?
Ray & Bishop PLC consists of four full-time attorneys:
Fredrick M. Ray, the firm's senior partner, has more than 20 years of experience as
a litigator in administrative, civil, and criminal matters. As counsel
to thousands of clients, his experience, reputation, and integrity are
the foundation of our practice.
John D. Bishop, a partner of the firm, has appeared for trial throughout California on
behalf of numerous licensed professionals, winning many of the representative
cases discussed on our results page. Lindsay M. Johnson, the firm's
senior associate, has achieved unprecedented success for our clients at
both the trial and appellate level. Matthew Truong, associate attorney,
has extensive experience in administrative law both in the federal and
Where are you located?
Our offices are conveniently located in Newport Beach (near John Wayne
Airport) and Cerritos (near the 605 and 91 interchange). For more detailed
information about our offices and methods of contact, go to our
Contact Us page.
Members of the State Bar of California and the Orange County Bar Association.
Incorporated in California as Ray & Bishop, Professional Law Corporation.
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