California's Premier Professional License Law Firm

As California's premier professional license defense firm, we have the knowledge, experience, and skill to help you.

Our practice is limited to representing California professionals like you.

Fredrick M. Ray, APC is a boutique law firm practicing one kind of law: professional license defense. Our office consists of three 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 our reputation and our results. Many of our clients find us through word-of-mouth referrals. Every case that is personally handled by one of our attorneys receives the value of many years of professional expertise. We defend professional license holders from accusations, fight the denial of licenses, protect licensees under investigation, appeal adverse licensing agency decisions, and offer complete license law service from application to the completion of a long, successful career.

How do I contact you?

Please call (714) 558-8488 or (800) 474-6911 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?

There is 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 you?

Fredrick M. Ray, APC consists of three full-time attorneys: Mr. Fredrick M. Ray, the firm's founder and namesake, 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 is Mr. Ray's senior litigator, having appeared for trial throughout California on behalf of numerous licensed professionals, winning many of the representative cases discussed on our results page. Ms. Lindsay M. Johnson distinguished herself as the most successful advocate in Chapman University's Fowler School of Law before joining our firm in 2013, and has already achieved unprecedented success for our clients at both the trial and appellate level.

Where are you located?

Our offices are conveniently located in Orange (Central Orange County) and La Mirada (Cerritos/Buena Park Area), California. For more detailed information about our offices and methods of contact, go to our Contact Us page.

Member of the State Bar of California and the Orange County Bar Association. Incorporated in California as Fredrick M. Ray, A Professional Corporation.

Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Saturday 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Pacific Time (by appointment only)

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Orange County Main Office:
1100 W. Town & County Road
Suite 1010
Orange, CA 92868
Los Angeles County Office:
18000 Studebaker Road
Suite 700
Cerritos, CA 90703
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