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

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

Followers of our blog know the uphill battle California nursing applicants face when they suffer more than one conviction for alcohol-related conduct.  Because current California law allows for significant discipline and denial after even a single instance of DUI, multiple convictions can mean a denial and an unwillingness to settle for nurses who have more

Because of our expertise and the sheer amount of material available on our website and blog, our office often hears from prospective registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses, sometimes even before they apply to nursing school.  For young people considering a career in nursing, it’s never been more important to stay out of trouble before

With almost 400,000 registered nurses and hundreds of thousands of licensed vocational nurses, nurses are the largest group of licensed health care professionals we serve.  At Ray & Bishop, PLC, we provide a variety of services to defend registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and elsewhere statewide.