Professional Licensure Defense
Columbia License Defense Attorney
People across South Carolina work in state licensed professions every day.
It is how most people make a living for their family. Nearly all professions
in South Carolina are licensed through the S.C. Department of Labor, License
Chances are you need your license in order to make a living. This means
it must be protected at al costs. Our firm is ready to relieve you of
the burden of worring about your license by fighting to keep it.
If you are accused of professional misconduct which jeopardizes your license,
you could face a disciplinary hearing before a licensing board in your
area of discipline. You must take any state initiated investigation very
McLeod Law Group, LLC we know that being professional in South Carolina is a privilege, not
a right. We also know that any investigation of your license must be vigorously
defended to ensure that your livelihood is protected.
Trusted License Defense Lawyer in Columbia, SC.
Many professions in the fields of construction, medicine, engineering and
small businesses are required to be licensed by the state.
Other Professions are regulated by S.C.L.L.R. such as:
- Barber Examiners
- Chiropractic Examiners
- Medical Examiners
- And many others
When your license is in danger, you need a Columbia license defense lawyer
who understands the regulatory issues facing your unique case.
SCLLR administrative actions can begin in many ways including a complaint by a:
- Employee or Independent Contractor
- A spouse or significant other.
- Or anyone who has been involved with or serviced by your licensed profession
Although the complaint will depend on the profession, allegations can include
neglect, malpractice, incompetence, substandard care, fraud, or mistreatment.
Protect Yourself from an Investigation
Administrative investigations may also begin as a result of a criminal
- Drug or alcohol abuse, including DUI
- Theft or embezzlement
- Fraud or misrepresentation
- Violent crime, including domestic violence
- Sexual Assault
The administrative action by S.C.L.L.R. in entirely separate from any pending
criminal investigation. If you are facing criminal prosecution, the fact
that you are found not guilty on a criminal charge is not binding on your
SCLLR may still take administrative action which can include:
- Public Reprimand
- Administrative Fines
- Suspension or
- Revocation of your license
Call McLeod Law Group, LLC for a confidential, no-cost consultation—(843) 277-6655