Writ of Mandate Granted for Dentist Petitioning for Reinstatement -
A dentist petitioned, on his own, for reinstatement before the Dental Board.
After the Board ultimately denied his petition, he contacted our firm
in order to appeal that decision in Superior Court. Following the submission
of written briefs and oral arguments, the Superior Court Judge granted
our writ petition and vacated the Dental Board’s decision denying
the dentist’s reinstatement.
Medical Board Closes Investigation of Telemedicine Practice Accused of Wrongdoing -
A California physician running a telemedicine practice was accused of failing
to provide a good faith examination and failing to keep adequate records.
We demonstrated to the Board that the allegations were unfounded and that
the licensed business was fully compliant. The investigation was promptly dropped.
CPA License Reinstated After Convictions for Burglary and Preparation of a False Tax Return -
A CPA’s license had been revoked in a hearing handled by another
firm after the accountant was convicted of two counts of making false
statements to a federal agency, one count of preparing a false and fraudulent
income tax return, and one count of burglary. The Board later learned
that the accountant had not disclosed his denial on another state application
and had been denied the right to appear before the SEC. The accountant
tried to reinstate on his own, however, he was unsuccessful. After hiring
our firm, we appeared with the accountant before a second reinstatement
meeting. We presented the Board with evidence that the accountant was
competent and rehabilitated. The Board agreed and reinstated the license.
Registered Nurse Accused of Practicing Medicine Without a License Gets Reprimand -
The Board of Registered Nursing investigated an RN who operated a Medispa
and offered Botox treatments. The Board accused the nurse of providing
the services without an appropriate exam or legally required oversight,
and demanded a harsh probation against the RN’s license. After a
series of negotiations in which the Board was presented evidence significantly
weakening the Board’s case, the Board agreed to give the nurse a
letter of public reproval (reprimand) only.
CFL Licensee’s License Immediately Reinstated After Revocation -
A California finance lender licensee suffered a license revocation when
the CFL licensee failed to submit an annual report and disregarded reminders
and warnings from the Department of Business Oversight. After receiving
a final order of revocation, we stepped in, contacted DBO and remedied
the situation. The Department of Business Oversight agreed to unwind the
order of revocation and back-date the reinstatement of the license so
that there was no break in licensure.
Insurance License Granted Without Hearing to Applicant Convicted of Felony Assault -
Insurance License Granted Without Hearing to Applicant Convicted of Felony Assault
An applicant with a conviction for Felony Assault was summarily denied
his insurance license. After receiving his denial, the applicant contacted
our office in order to appeal that denial. We represented him through
his appeal process and after successfully having his summary denial set
aside, we were able to negotiate a restricted license for the applicant
without having to attend an administrative hearing.
Insurance License Granted to Applicant with Four Drug Felonies -
An applicant with four felony convictions applied for a license in 2014
but was summarily denied as a convicted felon. Having found no way to
get a license but determined to be licensed, the applicant contacted our
office. We represented the applicant through reapplication and the successful
appeal of another summary denial. The Department of Insurance agreed that
the applicant had been rehabilitated and granted him an insurance license.
Interim Suspension Order Denied for Doctor with Diagnosed Mental Disorder and 5150 Hold -
A doctor was served with an Interim Suspension Order and an Accusation
after being arrested for resisting arrest. Following the arrest, the doctor
was placed on a 5150 hold and admitted to various drug use and prescription
violations. After a hearing on the suspension order, the client was able
to continue practicing while the accusation was pending. After presenting
evidence of mitigation and rehabilitation, the Board agreed to settlement
prior to a hearing on the accusation and the client was able to keep their license.
RN License Reinstated After Revocation for Allegations of Drug Abuse While on Duty -
An RN’s license had been revoked in a hearing handled by another
firm when the nurse was accused of abusing drugs on the job after being
found disoriented under the influence of prescription drugs. We presented
the Board with evidence that the nurse was competent, not a drug abuser,
and was safe to practice. The Board agreed and reinstated the license.
CPA Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns Granted Probation -
A certified public accountant was convicted in federal court of filing
false tax returns. After negotiating with the Board of Accountancy, the
Board agreed to allow the CPA to keep his license, placing him on probation
for three years after a 90 day license suspension.