Fredrick M. Ray has over twenty years of experience as an attorney defending the rights of licensed professionals. Mr. Ray has handled over two thousand legal matters, with a high success rate, including licensing agency investigations, regulatory compliance consulting, defense of accusations, license denial appeals, administrative law hearings, writs of administrative mandamus, and appeals.  Mr. Ray has appeared before administrative law courts and licensing boards statewide. Mr. Ray has been counsel to licensed professionals including physicians, osteopaths, podiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, engineers, architects, certified public accountants, insurance brokers, real estate brokers, therapists, and speech language pathologists.   He has lectured before various attorney groups about professional license law.  Mr. Ray received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and was awarded his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law.  He serves as a mandatory fee arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association.
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avvoclientschoiceJohn Bishop graduated cum laude from Chapman University School of Law, where he wrote for the prestigious Chapman Law Review, and was its Submissions Editor. He received numerous awards for oral advocacy at a variety of nationwide competitions, including the ABA National Criminal Law trial competition in Chicago.  Mr. Bishop has represented a variety of licensed processionals before administrative courts, including physicians, registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, and real estate salespersons. He is a skilled legal advocate in court, and also has extensive experience in researching and writing briefs for post-conviction and post-decisional appeals.   He also teaches as an adjunct professor at Chapman University.
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Lindsay Johnson joined the Law Office of Fredrick M. Ray in 2013, after distinguishing herself as a superior advocate throughout her career at Chapman University School of Law. She has handled administrative matters before the Department of Insurance, Department of Social Services, Board of Registered Nursing, Board of Accountancy, Medical Board, as well as termination review board hearings for insurance companies and Office of Professional Responsibility hearings before the IRS.

As a law student, Ms. Johnson was recognized by Chapman University as the most successful oral advocate in school history. She won brief-writing and advocacy awards at nationwide competitions in 2012 and 2013, including the fourth-best brief in the nation at the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C. in 2013.

 

Matthew Truong joined Ray & Bishop in 2016, after having graduated from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law and becoming a member of the State Bar of California. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Since joining the firm, Mr. Truong has gained valuable experience in license defense, working on a variety of administrative law matters involving licensed professionals.

During law school, Mr. Truong worked for law firms that specialized in workers’ compensation and immigration law. He worked extensively with clients to resolve matters pertaining to workers’ compensation claims as well as employment-based immigrant petitions. Upon graduation, Mr. Truong decided to practice license defense.

 

 

raybishop-23Seth Weinstein is Of Counsel to Ray & Bishop PLC.  Mr. Weinstein was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.  Mr. Weinstein attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate studies and completed his law degree at Louisiana State University.  He is admitted to practice law before all State Courts in the State of California; the United States District Court, Central District of California; and United States District Court, Northern District of California.  Mr. Weinstein defends licensed professionals in state licensing matters throughout the State of California, including before the State Bar of California.  Mr. Weinstein also represents individuals and businesses with Federal Administrative Law matters.

 

 

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Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Association of Nurse Attorneys
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
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