Professional License Defense

Lawyers – Take Note!

Two recent developments could have more lawyers in trouble with the State Bar of California, the regulatory agency that oversees the practice of law in this state. First, the State Bar has instituted an online complaint procedure (in English and Spanish) for attorney misconduct and the unauthorized practice of law. Read more…

By rcostello, ago
Health Care Law

Nationwide Alert on Fentanyl

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds. Fentanyl is commonly laced in heroin, causing significant problems across the country, particularly as heroin abuse has increased.  “Drug incidents and overdoses related to fentanyl are occurring at an alarming Read more…

By justin, ago
Gambling Law

California Law on Slot Machines

Under California law, slot machines are illegal, with a number of limited exceptions.  (See, e.g., Penal Code, §§ 330a – 330.9.)  This means it is illegal to own, possess, control, maintain, license, permit its placement in any room, space, inclosure, or building owned, leased, or controlled by an individual.  It Read more…

By justin, ago