A client of Ray and Bishop was denied a teaching credential due to criminal convictions related to academic dishonesty and theft that happened while he was in college.   We disagreed with the Committee’s recommendation because the convictions were over eight years old and no longer relevant to the person the applicant had become.  We therefore

In 2017, Ray & Bishop won stay orders in three Superior Court cases, stopping license revocations while our we fought appeals in Superior Court.  Two stays were granted in Board of Registered Nursing cases, permitting the nurses to work with clear licenses while we fought their appeals.  A third stay was granted in a Bureau

A licensed vocational nurse applicant was denied a license by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians after the applicant disclosed that he had another healthcare license that had been disciplined in the past. In the prior disciplinary case, the LVN license applicant had been placed on three years of probation for negligence, making

Our newest associate, Mr. Matthew Truong, recently assisted a client with disclosure of a felony conviction to the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.  The client plead guilty to felony vandalism and misdemeanor battery in late 2016.  Two months later, Mr. Truong helped the client gather mitigation and rehabilitation evidence to present to the

Our firm just received a decision from the fourth consecutive disciplinary case against a physician by the Medical Board of California.  The physician was already on probation, and in two prior cases, the physician’s probation had been extended.  The Board accused the physician of misconduct while on probation, and forced the physician to make statements

As we recently highlighted, our excellent associates are particularly successful when appearing in front of state agencies on Petitions for Reinstatement.  Ms. Lindsay Johnson appeared in front of the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians on behalf of an LVN who had surrendered her license after being placed on probation.  At the time of

Our firm boasts some of the finest attorneys in California.  Recently, our Senior Associate Attorney, Ms. Lindsay Johnson, achieved remarkable success with the California Board of Accountancy.  Our client’s CPA license had been revoked in a prior disciplinary matter that was handled by another law firm.  The client had been convicted of making false statements

Our firm recently represented an RN in an Accusation matter before the Board of Registered Nursing.  The client had a single conviction for driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or above, but had been acquitted of a charge of Driving Under the Influence.  The Board was only willing to settle the case for