RNs: 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 nurses 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 of …

Another Citation and Fine From the BRN for a DUI Arrest!

Our stellar DUI Defense and RN License Defense Attorney, Helen Fong, just won a citation and fine from the California BRN for our RN client who was arrested for a DUI. The client was able to secure a conviction of a wet and reckless in lieu of a DUI, and because we were able to represent …

RN DUI Results in Citation from BRN

Hey I just wanted to thank you for everything! I also wrote a review…. In March of 2017 I was driving home from San Francisco and was pulled over for speeding; As soon as I saw those lights in my rear view I knew I was in trouble, as I had been drinking.  I was …

LVN with a DUI

Nurses are one of the very few professional license holders who must worry more about their LVN licenses than their driver’s licenses, when they are arrested for a DUI. The Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing (BLVNPT) can revoke a LVN license for a first time DUI arrest. If you are a LVN with a recent …

LVN License Revocation for a 4 year old .88% BAC DUI

These are the stories that break my heart, as the owner of a company that defends nurses’ licenses. I received a call from a LVN today who is on probation and has had a petition to revoke probation filed against her. She is definitely in jeopardy of losing her LVN license and there is absolutely …

BRN Citation and Fine on 0.22 DUI!!!

Our RN License Defense Attorneys have accomplished the impossible and have received a BRN Citation and Fine on a .22 DUI! The extra exclamation points are needed and appropriate since our best result prior to this was a Citation and Fine on a .17% BAC DUI for one of our nurse clients. This is not …

3 Factors for a RN with a DUI

For Registered Nurses arrested for a DUI, remember the number 3. There are 3 moving parts to every DUI for a nurse: The Criminal DUI, the DMV or the Driver’s License and the BRN with your RN license. There are also 3 determining factors of the DUI that have the biggest impact on how the …

Can You Have a DUI and be a Nurse?

It is amazing how many searches there are on Google for “can you have a DUI and be a nurse?” While I can only speak to prospective nurses in California, the answer is YES! In fact, we have helped thousands of nurses get and keep their RN licenses, following a DUI. The Board of Registered …

4 Registered Nurses with DUI Case Examples

According to the California Board of Registered Nursing, there were 4374 RNs with convictions reported to the BRN in 2016; my guess is that most of those were Registered Nurses with DUI. We represented many of them and here are 3 examples of the outcomes of their cases. Registered Nurses with DUI # 1 In …

Biggest RN License Defense Lies On the Web

Biggest RN License Defense Lies On the Web We all know there is a ton of “fake news” on the internet and advice that pertains to RN license defense after an arrest or allegation of diversion, is no exception. Following is a list of the few biggest lies regarding RN license defense and BRN disciplinary …