License Restrictions or Suspensions During Pendency of a Criminal Case
If you are the subject of a criminal proceeding, attorneys for the licensing agency may appear in court to argue that the immediate suspension or restriction of your license is necessary to protect the public. You must be provided with notice, evidence of the allegations that are the basis for the interim suspension order, and an opportunity to litigate the issues before such a suspension can be imposed against your license.
If you are a professional license holder facing criminal charges, even on matters unrelated to your professional practice, it is wise to work with an attorney who specializes in professional license defense in addition to your criminal defense attorney. At Rothschild Wishek + Sands LLP, our attorneys have the expertise and experience in helping professional license holders overcome or lessen the effects of criminal prosecution on their professional licenses.