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Professional Discipline

Professional Disciplinary & Licensure Measures

An inquiry that risks the interruption of your practice often seems insurmountable. Problems regarding admission or challenges affecting the viability of your hard-earned license are frightening. Professional disciplinary and licensure measures are fairly common among many professional industries, especially in law, medicine, and accounting.

Whether you a registered nurse facing an expired license or a lawyer dealing with potential exposure to discipline, active suspensions, or disbarment, professional disciplinary problems can be serious and usually require expert legal counsel. This area of our practice requires approaches that are not the same as those employed in civil and criminal courtrooms. The procedural guidelines and systematic methods utilized in these inquiries are different. The rules applicable to professional inquiries are also different and – in some cases – arcane. Thus, from the very first moment that these challenges arise, it is imperative that you retain seasoned and experienced counsel with a documented track record of diligence and practice in this field.

In order to oversee professional disciplinary violations in Louisiana, the Louisiana State Court created the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board to administer discipline to lawyers found in violation of Louisiana legal professional standards. We frequently handle professional disciplinary issues for attorneys, such as defense cases against allegations of impropriety and allegations submitted to the Louisiana licensing disciplinary board.

A Few Important Things to Know About Professional Disciplinary and Licensure Measures

  • Professional disciplinary actions are taken as a result of a breach of professional duty.

  • Disbarment, suspension, loss of license, and monetary penalties are a few of the common disciplinary results.

  • In some serious cases, professional discipline and license issues can lead to the premature end of your career.

Why Clary | Suba | Neale?

For over twenty years, our firm has been a recognized leader in providing legal advice, counsel and representation for professionals facing either admission challenges with their governing boards or disciplinary inquiries affecting their licensure. Whether you are an attorney facing an inquiry from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC), a law school graduate facing a problematic admission to the Bar, a physician struggling with an inquiry at the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME), a nurse facing disciplinary or admission challenges at the Louisiana State Board of Nursing or any other professional wrestling with any similar inquiry at their governing professional board, we can provide experienced and confidential assistance. We have helped countless lawyers, CPAs, and medical professionals with their careers by counteracting charges made against them in the state of Louisiana.

If you are a professional facing disciplinary charges, make sure that you protect your career by hiring an experienced team of lawyers. We understand this area of the law. We understand the devastating effect that these disciplinary and admission challenges can place in your path. We have been there and are respected among the various professional governing boards. Call us for a free and confidential consultation.

Don’t let professional disciplinary and license measures harm your career. If you need assistance dealing with professional disciplinary and licensure measures, please give us a call today at 225-926-6788 or fill out our contact form here.