Trust An Experienced Professional Malpractice Attorney
Professionals in northwest Vermont who face professional disciplinary action require an attorney with experience handling these high-stakes cases. At Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, we believe that physicians, lawyers, nurses and other licensed professionals should have access to skilled legal counsel when their reputation and ability to work are in jeopardy. Our attorneys help our clients facing censure, suspension and license revocation to keep their jobs and maintain their stature through a difficult time.
Chittenden County Legal And Medical Malpractice Attorney
Lawyers accused of misconduct can face numerous penalties imposed by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. Depending on the severity of the alleged actions, these penalties can include:
- Admonition by the Disciplinary Counsel
- Public reprimand by publication in newspapers or the Law Reporter
- Probation (imposed in conjunction with another sanction)
- Reimbursement of attorney's fees paid (imposed in conjunction with another sanction)
- Suspension for up to three years
We understand the severe consequences that long-term suspension or disbarment can have on our clients' professional and personal lives. We aggressively defend our clients during discipline hearings and advocate for a favorable outcome that allows them to resume their careers with minimal disruption.
Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who are accused of abusing or diverting drugs for personal use or other unlawful acts can be subject to disciplinary action by the Vermont Board of Medical Practice. The board investigates complaints and allegations and can impose any of the following punishments when misconduct is found:
- Imposition of conditions on a license to practice
- License suspension
- License revocation
Our attorneys are committed to zealous license defense for our professional clients. We are here to answer questions about the disciplinary process and work at every stage to keep lawyers, doctors and other licensed professionals in practice and in good standing.
Contact Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough For A Consultation
We represent professionals throughout northwest Vermont. To schedule a consultation with a Burlington professional malpractice attorney, contact us via email or call 802-448-2518.
“We understand the complexities of the law and the anxiety it can generate for many people. We are here to explain the legal process and provide skilled advocacy to help our clients achieve their goals.”