Texas Medical License Lawyers

The Texas medical license lawyers of the Leichter Law Firm PC are devoted to the legal representation of physicians, medical professionals (i.e. nurses, pharmacists, and dentists) in administrative licensing and healthcare matters in both state and federal disputes, regulatory inquiries and investigations, criminal defense and healthcare related transactions. We are a physician/clinician-friendly firm, and do not represent entities who have filed a complaint and caused an investigation by a regulatory body or board which could result in a restriction of the provider to engage in their ongoing profession. We have made this choice decisively, despite financial incentives to represent interests adverse to those the firm believes are paramount to the delivery of safe and effective healthcare to the public at large.  In short, we do not represent hospitals, but focus on the provider, who we believe is the mainframe and ultimate differential that distinguishes the delivery of optimal medical care.

Since our inception, we have successfully represented vast numbers of physicians, nurses, dentists, veterinarians, lawyers, and psychologists (etc.) in both disciplinary and post-disciplinary licensure matters involving judicial review and rule challenges with successful appellate decisions issued by the Supreme Court of Texas and/or the jurisdictional Court of Appeals/District Court from which the matter was adjudicated. Additionally, we have successfully handled multiple transactional disputes and negotiations with medical staff matters/hospital peer review, the organizational structuring and licensing of pharmacies and other healthcare related entities, overtime claims, and transactional disputes and litigation on behalf of our clients. We are particularly versed in handling Physician / Texas Medical Board complaints which involve either standard of care or behavioral concerns including chemical dependency, intemperate use cases and boundary violations.  Inclusive of these files is the relationship to the standard/quality of care provided by the physician, non-therapeutic prescribing, the inadequate maintenance and documentation of medical records. We have also successfully handled and resolved multiple psychiatrist/physician sexual boundary violations resulting in the physician’s ability to continue to see patients without the loss of their license or other restrictive prohibitions which would render their practice impossible.

If you are in danger of being disciplined by your medical or professional licensing board pursuant to an ongoing complaint or investigation, then please contact the experienced and recognized  Texas medical license defense lawyers of the Leichter Law Firm PC as we stand ready to advise, counsel and defend you with regard to your healthcare-related legal concern(s). To discuss your case with one of our attorneys today, please contact us by calling (512) 495-9995.

For information regarding current legal issues particular to your case, the Texas Medical Board, Texas Board of Nursing, or your licensing agency, please read through this site and visit our blog: www.txmedicallicensinglaw.com. Additionally, contact one of the firm’s lawyers for information specific to your legal problem -we offer a free initial telephone assessment and individual personal consult if necessary.

Practice Emphasis

Our boutique litigation practice is devoted to the legal representation of physicians and other licensed professionals in a variety of aspects relating to their practices and professions. Focusing its attention on Professional License Defense, Administrative, Health, and Criminal Law, The Leichter Law Firm is able to draw upon its experience in these areas to provide quality client representation. The firm is located in downtown Austin, Texas.

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To discuss your particular case with one of our experienced and compassionate Texas professional license defense attorneys, please contact us today by calling (512) 495-9995.

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I would like to thank you tremendously for helping me start on time at UTMB, today is my 1st day, very grateful to be here! V.L.
“Called to thank you for your work on his case in 2013. Wanted to let you know that he and his family are doing well and thankful for your part... Tim
“Your legal talents, personal determination, courage, and people skills are unique and powerful and resulted in the accomplishment of the goal we set out to accomplish.” (excerpt from client survey)
Dear Mr. Leichter, I just wanted to personally thank you for all that you did for me over the last several months in working on my behalf with the Texas... L.M., R.N.
Hey Louis, Hope you’re doing well. I just got back from Nigeria helping with a Dengue Fever research project and it looks like I’ll be going back on a regular... Dr. Tracy Goen, DO
Thank you very much for the excellent representation before the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TSBVME). Your firm kept me apprised of my rights and options at all... Jay K. Meyer DVM
Louis, You have given me back my life and there are no words I can think of in the English language that could possibly express the amount of gratitude I... M.S, RN
I had to tell you how amazing you have been to us and how much I appreciate all you’ve done for Scott…You guys (all of you) have made a difference... MaryAnn
I am writing this letter as a testimony and endorsement of the lawyers and staff at the Leichter Law Firm. I have a done business with the Leichter Law Firm... D.A.G, M.D.
Louis, I just wanted to let you know that yesterday Amy received permission from the BON to test and a test date to sit for the NCLEX. She is very... M.K.
To whom it may concern: It is with great pleasure that I write this letter in support of my attorney and friend, Louis Leichter. I have known Louis to he... R. W., M.D.
Dear Louis, Enclosed please find check for your services. Once again you have come through. I appreciate the attention you have given this matter and am grateful for the outcome.... J.D.
Dear Leichter Law Firm, Thank you for all the help you gave me in aide on this case. I really do appreciate your help. If I get an opportunity to... R.W.
Dear Attorney Leichter & Attorney Lype, I want to thank yon both for the outcome of my case earlier this year. You have given me the opportunity to practice what... J. M.
To Whom It May Concern: I am a general dentist licensed to practice in the State of Texas and would like to share my views regarding the Leichter Law Firm....
Dear Mr. Leichter, Thank you for serving as my counsel. I now move forward and close a difficult chapter of my life. In addition to conveying my appreciation I would... Erik C., MD.

Leichter Law Firm PC lawyers to speak at Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

attorneys Louis D. Leichter and Dan Lype will be speaking at the 13th Annual Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar. The seminar will take place on Aug 16-17, 2018 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX. Their presentation is titled “Ethical Implications When Representing Impaired Professionals.” It is slated for 12:35pm Friday afternoon and offers […]


Case Results

  • REINSTATED - Arin P. vs. PRN - The Court ruled in Client A.P.’s favor, ordering PRN to produce the documents. PRN was also ordered to pay $40,000.00 of A.P.’s attorney’s fees. The PRN did not appeal and turned the documents over to A.P. for her use in the pending but abated SOAH show cause hearing. As a result of this case the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the PRN lobbied the legislature for statutory changes to both the show cause hearings as well as the confidentiality provisions relating to PRN under the Texas Pharmacy Act. Read More...
  • REINSTATED - Arin P. vs. TSBP - The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) definitively found for Client A.P. and concluded that Pharmacy Board Staff had failed to carry its burden by establishing probable cause that Client had developed an incapacity that would prevent her from practicing as a registered / licensed pharmacist with reasonable skill and safety. Read More...
  • REINSTATED - Scott M. vs. TMB - After a final evidentiary hearing on the merits the Court reversed the revocation and reinstated Dr. S.M’s license by ruling that the Texas Medical Board’s final revocation order was arbitrary and unreasonable, not supported by substantial evidence and failed to provide Dr. S.M. with procedural due process. Read More...
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