Professional licensing penalties can cost you your career.

As a licensed professional, you’ve worked hard your entire life to get where you are in your career. It’s frightening to think that in an instant, it can all be taken away from you because of a DWI conviction. If you have been charged with a DWI in New York State, you are facing the loss of your professional license. What’s more, people in New York State who have been convicted of a DWI may have trouble obtaining a professional license, even if the incident occurred in the past. 

Some jobs that can be impacted by professional licensing penalties include:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Lawyers
  • Accountants
  • Pilots
  • Real estate agents
  • Stockbrokers
  • Mortgage brokers
  • And more

A misdemeanor DWI charge in New York State qualifies as an “instance of professional misconduct” and automatically requires a hearing where your professional license and ability to practice are on the line.

With a Felony DWI conviction in New York State, you are subject to the loss of your professional license, damaging your career and your livelihood. To learn more about Felony DWI, click here.

Talk to the professionals at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria.

Professional licensing penalties can be an unexpected consequence of a DWI conviction. If you are facing professional licensing penalties in New York, it is critical to contact an experienced lawyer immediately. Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria has multiple attorneys with more than 25 years of experience in virtually every type of defense, including DWI. Their lawyers understand the complexities of professional licensing penalties and the strategies used to fight them, including the reduction of charges that have been brought against you.

If you are a lawyer, doctor, dentist or other licensed professional in New York State, learn how professional licensing penalties can impact your job. Defend your right to keep your professional license and earn a living: