An administrative licensing lawyer provides legal assistance to clients seeking to obtain, renew, or challenge professional licenses that has been revoked or suspended. These licenses are required to legally offer certain services in a given jurisdiction. The lawyer helps the client navigate the administrative procedures and rules that must be followed in obtaining and maintaining the license, and represent the client in administrative proceedings related to licensing, such as hearings and appeals. The aim is to ensure that the client’s rights are protected and to achieve the desired outcome in obtaining or maintaining the license.
The Law Offices of Lucy McAllister have experienced California administrative law attorneys, and we defend licensed professionals and businesses before the California Medical Board, Department of Insurance, Department of Real Estate and other California licensing agencies. We have many years of administrative hearing experience before the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), as well as license defense experience in other administrative law forums.
Our California License Law practice includes:
- Investigations by administrative agencies
- License denials
- Settlement negotiations
- Administrative hearings
- Temporary or interim suspension orders
- Petitions for reconsideration
- Petitions for reinstatement
We have experience in non-governmental administrative law matters, such as physician hospital privileges and termination from medical provider networks (MPN). We also have experience in quasi-governmental administrative law matters involving government mandated certification or accreditation by non-governmental organizations such as ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) and ACE (American Council on Education).
With us, you’ll find expertise and credibility
–Credibility with clients through honest and realistic case evaluations and striving for the best result possible under the circumstances.
–Credibility with agencies, the various California boards, and administrative law judges by thorough preparation, honest representations, our willingness to try cases or appeal decisions, and by obtaining good results.
We enjoy our work — the satisfaction of saving a client’s livelihood, the challenge of constitutional law issues, and our working relationships with opposing counsel.
We select cases based on our work flow, the nature of the legal issue, whether we can be effective and financial considerations.