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An Alabama Professional License Defense Lawyer With Firsthand Insight

When you are a licensed professional, your license is your livelihood and your reputation must be jealously guarded. An allegation of professional misconduct or a complaint of negligence or incompetence can trigger suspension or revocation of your professional license.

Mobile attorney Robert Lusk has vast experience in this arena, having served 18 years as assistant general counsel for the Alabama State Bar with a focus on discipline and ethics. He uses that firsthand knowledge of the rules and disciplinary protocols to defend professionals throughout Alabama and advise them on licensure and professional ethics.

Protecting Your License And Your Career

Each state licensing board in Alabama has its own set of standards and procedures. As soon as a complaint is registered or you suspect you are under investigation, contact Lusk Law Firm. We will take swift steps to assess your situation, respond to the accusations in a timely manner and mitigate any fallout.

Mr. Lusk has counseled and defended Alabama healthcare professionals and licensed professionals in virtually every occupation, including:

  • Doctors and physician assistants
  • Nurses and certified nursing assistants
  • Lawyers and judges
  • Accountants
  • Real estate brokers and appraisers
  • Insurance agents
  • Pharmacists
  • Chiropractors
  • Optometrists
  • Veterinarians
  • Psychologists and counselors
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Teachers
  • Daycare providers

Experienced Defense For Disciplinary Hearings

After an accusation that you violated the professional code of conduct, you may be summoned by your licensing board to a disciplinary hearing. You have a right to legal counsel. At the first hint that you are under investigation, it is advisable to talk to a lawyer. Mr. Lusk will review the allegations to gauge the merits of the case and the opportunities available for your defense. In consultation with experts, he will prepare evidence to argue that you were not in violation or that the conduct does not warrant punitive measures.

If the board determines in the administrative hearing that a violation occurred, you could face sanctions ranging from a reprimand or probation to suspension or revocation of your license to practice. At Lusk Law Firm, we will do everything in our power to retain your license or mitigate the adverse disciplinary action. Mr. Lusk has successfully defended many people in your shoes. No matter how dire things seem, you do not have to face this alone. Your best hope of protecting your license or salvaging your career is to contact a qualified license defense attorney before responding to a complaint or accusation of wrongdoing.

Proactive Counsel For Ethical Dilemmas

Have you been accused of impropriety? Are you unsure of whether your actions crossed a professional line? Are you faced with an ethics dilemma you can’t solve? You can call Mr. Lusk for discreet counsel and advice. From his many years of experience on the other side of disciplinary proceedings and drafting ethics policies, he can provide guidance on how to respond or whether you are likely to face official sanctions. The goal is to avoid disciplinary proceedings or exposure to lawsuits and help you make ethical decisions that protect your career and professional integrity.

Uniquely Qualified To Protect Licensed Professionals

As former disciplinary counsel for the Alabama State Bar, Mr. Lusk was responsible for providing oversight to investigations of grievances against lawyers and prosecution of lawyer disciplinary cases and other licensure matters before the Disciplinary Commission, Disciplinary Board and the Supreme Court of Alabama. Having served on numerous committees and tasks forces to revise the rules of professional conduct and the rules of disciplinary procedure, he has unmatched insights for defending professionals who stand accused.

Take The Steps To Protect Yourself

We understand how frightening and intimidating it is to be called before the licensing board. Mr. Lusk will evaluate the accusation of misconduct and gather evidence and statements that work in your favor to put you in the best position for a favorable outcome. Call us today at 251-471-8017 to arrange a confidential consultation, or contact us online. We have offices in Mobile and Fairhope and represent licensed professionals statewide.