Widespread use of the internet by regulatory agencies to post disciplinary actions, causing damage to licensees’ reputations and dramatically impacting careers, is a deeply unfortunate reality.  Prior to widespread use of the internet, “practical obscurity” kept disciplinary information largely out of the reach of the public, because records were only available by telephonic

At the firm we get calls from all types of licensees from jurisdictions around the country.  Many individuals, having had no problems in other states, are surprised when California denies their license application or comes after their license.  This has led us to often observe that California may be the strictest state for license discipline.