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Nurse License Defense Attorney in California

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Professional Nurse License Defense Attorney

Becoming a nurse requires hard work, determination, and commitment to serving those who need it most. Your role is critical to providing patients across the country with quality care, and as such it takes a high level of skill to register as a nurse in California.

Unfortunately, mistakes can and do happen. Maybe you’re disciplined on the job or someone complains to the state licensing board against you. Or, perhaps you find yourself dealing with an off-duty incident like a DUI.

Whatever the circumstances, your professional license is now on the line, and you’re worried and concerned about what happens next. Here’s why you must consult with a nurse license defense attorney immediately if you’re facing disciplinary or even criminal sanctions of any kind.


Have you already received notification that your license is being investigated by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) or Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing? Then you must act now to ensure your legal rights are respected and protected at each step of the process.

An experienced nurse license defense attorney in California can help you understand the legal rights you have and what defenses may be available to you.

In conjunction with RN Guardian, Goyette, Ruano & Thompson’s professional nurse license defense attorneys have advised thousands of Nurses and LVNs, maintaining a staggering record of 98% license retention.

Our nurse license defense attorneys have been successful in having entire cases dismissed by the BRN, but we also help with the smaller steps along the way including: disclosures of DUI, representing you during your investigation, applications for licenses for new nursing school grads, responding to formal accusations, appealing denials of licenses, petitions for reinstatements of your nursing license, hearings and more.


Are you a registered nurse facing a DUI? Our nurse DUI lawyers have a 100% success rate in defending Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) for first time DUI’s.

That said, success is never a guarantee – just like when a complaint is filed, success can hinge on acting immediately. If you’ve been arrested on suspicion of DUI, you should quickly seek the help of a nursing license defense attorney specializing in DUI’s in Sacramento, or experienced to serve state-wide like GRT. Giving in to the stress of the situation and doing nothing, even for a short amount of time, can be devastating to your position.

Our nurse license defense attorneys have been successful in negotiating settlements; getting probation in lieu of revocation or suspension of licenses for issues like diversion of medication, gross negligence, incompetence, failed drug tests and more.


If you are a nurse (RN), licensed vocational nurse (LVN) or hold any allied health license that is currently under investigation by your respective Board, we can help you. Goyette, Ruano & Thompson works with sister company, RN Guardian (RNG), and RNG Executive Director, Jennifer Coalson-Perez, perhaps one of the State’s foremost experts regarding Allied Health Licensing issues, the Federal Office of the Inspector General’s Exclusion List (LEIE), and the license disciplinary process.

Together, we listen to your unique situation, talk to you about your options and give clients peace of mind in knowing what to expect from this otherwise terrifying process.

If you choose a Goyette, Ruano & Thompson, RN Guardian Panel Attorney to represent you, your case will be carefully evaluated and assigned to a nurse license defense attorney who has experience and a long record of success in cases just like yours.

If your license is under any sort of threat, you need to respond right now with a nurse license defense attorney in California. You have legal rights that need to be protected and enforced. For more information, please email or call RN Guardian here or 800.506.976

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