Department of Consumer Affairs

Being the target of a licensing investigation is one of the most surprising and stressful things that can happen to one of our professional clients.  Investigations often immediately follow a workplace incident, often where a disgruntled employer sometimes reaches out to the Board directly.  Or, a client may have a vindictive coworker or supervisor who

Investigations of alleged misconduct by California registered nurses are investigated by two agencies, either the Board of Registered Nursing, by its own investigators, or by the Division of Investigation of the Department of Consumer Affairs.  When a complaint is received by the Board, if Board enforcement believes the complaint has sufficient merit, the complaint is

Facing possible “sunset” this year (expiration of the legal authorization to exist), the Medical Board of California is nearing a renewal for another four years after having successfully avoided a major overhaul.  SB 304 will move the Medical Board’s investigators to the Department of Consumer Affairs.  The Medical Board currently maintains its own force of