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Professional Licenses

Professional License Defense in Texas

Austin Attorney Protecting Your Professional License

The Law Offices of J Pete Laney represent clients throughout Texas in legal matters involving professional licenses, from our offices in Austin and Lubbock. You may have issues you need legal assistance with in applying for a professional license or if you are under disciplinary action and a matter is being investigated by government regulators. The firm may be able to assist you in the negotiation and settlement of licensing law cases and may be able to represent you in administrative hearings and appeals. With extensive experience in the area of Texas administrative law, we are extremely knowledgeable and skilled in assisting individuals, small businesses and large corporations in these matters.

Texas attorney J Pete Laney is well-versed in the rules and regulations that apply to:

  • Licensing and regulatory enforcement
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Administrative hearings and adjudication
  • Administrative investigations
  • Administrative appeals

Austin Regulatory and Licensing Agencies

If you have failed to comply with certain regulations and your professional license is at stake, we have the skill and experience to represent you at administrative hearings, commission or board meetings, or appeals. Below is a partial list of some of the regulatory agencies in Texas where we might be able to help you, should you find yourself in a dispute:

  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
  • Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
  • Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC)
  • Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Board of Dental Examiners
  • Texas Education Agency (TEA)
  • State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC)
  • Board of Medical Examiners (BME)
  • Board of Nursing Examiners
  • Board of Dental Examiners
  • Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
  • Board of Professional Engineers
  • Texas Ethics Commission (TEC)
  • Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
  • Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLOSE)
  • Board of Law Examiners (BLE)
  • Texas Medical Board
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Board of Nursing
  • Optometry Board
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW)
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners
  • Board of Plumbing Examiners
  • Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
  • Board of Examiners of Psychologists
  • Securities Board
  • Board of Tax Professional Examiners
  • Teacher Retirement System
  • Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC)
  • Texas Railroad Commission
  • Texas Real Estate Commission
  • State Board of Public Accountancy

License Suspensions, Reinstatements and Applications

If you are a licensed professional such as a lawyer, nurse, doctor, realtor, architect, engineer or accountant and have been accused of improper conduct, you will need the help of an experienced administrative law attorney to protect your license. Our office can assist you by building a strong defense against license revocation, penalties or sanctions, probation, emergency license suspension, and other matters related to your professional license. We work aggressively on our clients' behalf to protect their livelihood when their professional licenses are on the line.

In addition to license disciplinary actions, the firm may be able to assist you with the reinstatement process if your license has already been suspended or revoked and you are now reapplying or seeking reinstatement.

The Law Offices of J Pete Laney offers the level of legal counsel you need and deserve when dealing with a matter involving your professional license. Contact a Austin professional license defense lawyer today!


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