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Andre D’Souza — Attorney

Andre graduated from Augustana University in 2004 with a BA in Computer Science, French and a minor in German. Thereafter Andre attended the University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, Andre focused his studies on the area of administrative law and also clerked at the firm.

Upon graduating from law school, Andre joined the firm and has since put his administrative law experience to use in the defense of professional licensees before the Texas Medical Board, Texas Board of Nursing, and other healthcare and professional licensing agencies. This has included guiding clients through the licensure processes of their respective Boards, litigation of professional license complaints, hospital credentialing and peer review, and other state and Federal regulatory matters.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, 2010

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence

Augustana University, 2004

  • Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and French
  • Minored in German

Professional Licenses

Attorney at Law, Texas

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas – Administrative and Public Law Section

Practice Areas

Administrative Law
Professional License Defense
SOAH
Health Law

Representative Cases

State Board of Dental Examiners v. JB – SBDE intended on temporarily suspending the dentist. Through representation the dentist was not temporarily suspended, was not reported to NPDB, and was placed in PRN without any long-term repercussions for his career.

BON v. DW – Due to a stroke nurse forgot to properly waste medication. BON wanted to place her on a public 1-year monitoring order, which would have resulted in loss of employment. Through representation, nurse obtained a confidential 1-year order that did not require employer notification allowing her to keep her job.

BOW v. TH – BON wished to place nurse with a positive marijuana test on a 1-year monitoring order. Due to representation case was dismissed.

BON V. JT – BON wished to place nurse who displayed erratic behavior suggestive of alcohol abuse on a 1-year public order. Through representation client obtained a confidential non-disciplinary monitoring for 1 year after which the case was dismissed with no disciplinary history.

TMB v. MK – TMB investigated client for theft arrest. Through representation case was dismissed.

BON v. RJ – BON wished to discipline client for baseless complaints made by coworkers. After much negotiation the case was dismissed on the eve of trial.

BON v. SG – BON wished to discipline client for incomplete documentation. Case dismissed.