North Carolina Professional Licensing Defense Lawyer
North State Law helps North Carolina Professionals Protect their Professional License They Have Worked Hard to Obtain
North State Law helps North Carolina professionals whose livelihood is in jeopardy due to the danger of suspension or revocation of their professional license. After working hard to obtain and maintain their license, the process of possibly losing it can be a heartwrenching and traumatic experience for a professional.
Nick Dowgul of North State Law is passionate about protecting North Carolina professionals’ licenses, businesses, and livelihood.
As a North Carolina lawyer, Nick is a licensed professional himself. He understands how one allegation can endanger your ability to do what you love and provides for your family.
If you have received notice of a complaint or the Board that oversees your professional license has filed a formal complaint after an investigation, it is crucial that you contact an experienced professional license defense attorney as soon as possible.
What does a professional licensing defense lawyer do?
Professional Licensing Defense Lawyers, also known as Occupational License Defense Lawyers, help licensed professionals protect their license when facing the suspension or revocation of their license due to complaints, investigations, or disciplinary actions rendered by a state licensing board.
Why should I hire an attorney to help me with professional licensing issues?
When professionals receive notice of a complaint or feel like their license may be in jeopardy, they often think they can resolve the issue independently. Naturally, professionally licensed individuals are very highly educated, so navigating this problem may seem like another challenge in their career that they have to tackle head-on.
Hiring an experienced licensing attorney gives you access to someone with a track record dealing with State Licensing Boards. The attorney will be able to clear any confusion you may have about the steps to take in the rigid process of protecting your license. Additionally, an experienced professional license attorney can prepare you for any hearings that may take place.
What Type of North Carolina Professionals Can North State Law Assist?
If your job requires a license granted by a North Carolina Licensing Board and your license is in danger because of an allegation of ethical or professional misconduct, North State Law may be able to assist you.
While there are many Boards in North Carolina, and we can help you argue your case in front of them, the majority of our clients fit into one of the following professions in the state of North Carolina:
North Carolina Healthcare Industry
Additional North Carolina Industries
Day Care License Defense
General Contractor License Defense
Legal License Defense
Insurance License Defense
Real Estate License Defense
Engineering License Defense
Veterinarian License Defense
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License Defense
What North Carolina State Licensing Boards can North State Law represent me in front of?
The type of State Boards North State Law can assist you in front of include, but are not limited to:
North Carolina Board of Nursing
North Carolina Medical Board
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy
North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners
Division of Child Development and Early Education
North Carolina Licensing Board of General Contractors
The North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Department of Insurance
North Carolina Real Estate Commission
North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board
North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners
What should I do if I feel like my professional license is in danger?
First, take a deep breath. Any professional who has worked hard to obtain and maintain a North Carolina Professional License will be stressed if they feel their license is in danger.
If you feel like your professional license is in jeopardy, the first step you should take is to contact an experienced North Carolina professional license defense attorney.
An experienced attorney will be able to speak with you about your situation and lay out your options moving forward. An attorney will be able to answer any questions you may have about your specific situation.
Generally speaking, in any situation that may require an attorney, it’s better to obtain their services as quickly as possible. This allows the attorney to begin investigating the allegations and building a defense to protect you and all you have worked for in your career.
You shouldn’t sacrifice the career you have built without a fight.
What are some common reasons for disciplinarian action by a North Carolina Licensing Board?
Every North Carolina Licensing Board is different and has different requirements to obtain and maintain a state license.
With that being stated, the following are the most common reasons we have witnessed professionals receive complaints, disciplinary actions or have an investigation launched against them:
Lack of Professional Standards of care or representation of a patient or client
Neglect or Abuse of Patient
Inappropriate Relationship with patient or client
Drug Diversion for personal use, sale, or distribution
Substance Abuse while on-the-job
Breach of Confidentiality of patient or client
Failing to satisfy educational requirements
Contact North State Law Today
If you have received a complaint, are facing investigation, or disciplinary action from a North Carolina State Licensing Board, contact Nick Dowgul of North State Law to discuss your situation.