Criminal Arrests Can Impact your Professional License, Whose Counsel Do You Need?

March 6th, 2019
Criminal Arrests Can Impact your Professional License, Whose Counsel Do You Need?

An arrest and possible conviction for a crime can inflict serious damage to a career. In this era of unprecedented access to public information, professionals need to be aware of how even minor criminal issues can hurt future prospects. This is important for mental health professionals and other service providers because their reputation has a significant impact on business success. A criminal conviction will be flagged and reported to your professional board.  This could have a negative impact on your license to practice. Well-meaning people often look to compromise or plead guilty in the aftermath of a criminal charge with possible legal consequences. Having the right New Jersey law firm in place before legal situations arise can help people make the right response when facing legal claims. Consulting with a knowledgeable attorney about potential impact on your license once charged with a crime can help protect your ability to work. 

The Right New Jersey Law Firm Can Help Protect Your Career

The right legal team will help protect someone charged with a crime.   Even a relatively minor criminal charge can have profound consequences on your professional license.  When professionals face criminal charges, it’s is critical to involve an attorney who understands the impact of a specific charge on your license. 

Bowne-Barry & Barry is one of the most experienced New Jersey law firms with over 50 years of legal experience. We specialize in advising mental health professionals and their clients with litigation services in criminal and civil cases. Call us today for a free initial consultation to see how we can help craft a legal strategy for you.