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Louis Leichter — Founder

Louis Leichter practices administrative, health and criminal law with a focus in the area of licensure and license defense. Mr. Leichter advises clients on disciplinary actions and misconduct allegations that range from standard of care issues and boundary violations to chemical dependency. Mr. Leichter also represents clients on associated issues and problems that are tangential to the receipt of a disciplinary order within the scope of a health care practice. Peer review and medical staff privileges, practitioner data bank disputes, network agreements, contract negotiations and license renewal questionnaires are matters of continued concern to medical and other health care professionals who are involved in the disciplinary process.

Prior to starting a private practice Mr. Leichter prosecuted criminal crimes as an Assistant County Attorney for Travis County, Texas. After gaining invaluable litigation, negotiation and trial skills Mr. Leichter opened the Law office of Louis Leichter and focused on the representation of individuals accused of white collar felonies and drug offenses. After representing a criminal client in a disciplinary matter, Mr. Leichter turned his attention to the representation of licensed professionals in disciplinary proceedings before their respective licensing boards and administrative agencies. To better serve his clients, Mr. Leichter represents, counsels and advises his clients on contractual agreements and other areas of civil litigation pertinent to their professional practice.

Education

  • Drake University, J.D.
  • Florida Inernational. University., M.S.
  • Vassar College, B.A.
  • N.E.C.I., A.O.S.
  • LCDC Training School -LCDC Training Certificate

Travis County Bar Association

  • Administrative Law Section
  • Health Law Section
  • Criminal Law Section

State Bar of Texas

  • Administrative Law Section
  • Health Law Section
  • Business Law Section

Other Association Memberships

  • College of the State Bar of Texas –An Academic Society
  • Pro Bono College of The State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • NAADAC –The National Association of Addiction Professionals
  • TAAP –Texas Association of Addiction Professionals
  • Sustainers Council: Austin Recovery –Austin, Texas