Nicole Saved My Career

Nicole fought hard for me. She was supportive and her expertise got me a letter of Reproval! I was on the brink of getting all 19 probation stipulations and Nicole was able to get me out of it. I was convicted of a DUI with a 0.27 BAC and because of Nicole I averted probation. …

Great Attorney

My experience with Nicole Valentine was excellent. She guided me through my case and made the process go smoothly. Nicole is very professional and replied promptly with answers to my questions and concerns. She was very straightforward regarding the difficulty of my case. And due to her legal expertise, I had a great outcome. I …

License Saver!

With a DUI, as an RN in CA, the BRN can be a nightmare. Those people are not RN friends, as a matter a fact, they will try to trick you to enroll to a “Diversion Program” which is designed to ruin you, or just flat out ruin your career. BRN will make sure that …

Nurses with DUIs and High Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

We consider a high blood alcohol content or BAC, anything above .16% and the higher the BAC is, the greater likelihood of formal RN License discipline by the BRN. In every DUI case I can think of that we have handled for our nurses who have a first DUI, with a BAC below a .15% …

The NP License Defense Strategy That Always Fails With the BRN

Two NPs recently contacted me when it was too late to help them and they have either had, or are going to have, their Nurse Practitioner licenses revoked because they employed the worst legal defense strategy ever. I get it… BRN action is scary, so the ostrich defense of burying your head in the sand …

Biggest Nurse Practitioner License Defense Lies On the Web

We all know there is a ton of “fake news” on the internet. Advice that pertains to an NP certification and RN license defense after an arrest or allegation of diversion is no exception. As a Nurse Practitioner, your NP certification is so much more than just your RN license, and it’s important to have …

NP’s: Tis The Season For DUIs- What To Do if it Happens to You

I will receive dozens of phone calls over the next month from nurse practitioners who have been arrested for a DUI. The holiday parties and dinners with friends, the glasses of wine and champagne and SO MUCH FOOD and needing to be a million places at once create the perfect cocktail for disaster. Not one …