Fredrick M. Ray has over twenty-five 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.



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Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Association of Nurse Attorneys
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals

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