Failing your fiduciary duty to a client is one of the quickest ways to lose your law license, but do you know how to actively define what that entails?
Patient grievances regarding unprofessional conduct in your office can easily lead to an inquiry from the licensing board, which is something that no physician wants to happen. Fortunately, many grievances are avoidable if you take the right steps.
What sort of thing do you think might result in a psychiatrist's license being put on a six-year probation? An consensual affair with a patient? Overlooking obvious signs that a patient is suicidal? Disclosing a patient's personal information in violation of the law?
Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) have a lot of strict rules that they have to follow -- and all it takes is one carefully placed complaint to launch an ethics investigation into your practice.
You don't have to let processing disorders and learning disabilities stop you from achieving your dreams of being a lawyer. Testing accommodations can help you manage your condition.
Even doctors can develop mental health issues. Depression is a common problem for people who have to face the frailty of the human body every day. Anxiety might kick in after a particularly rough time. Experts say that burnout and even suicide is a problem among the profession.
What sort of ethical violations can cause an attorney to face professional sanctions?
If you're applying to the State Bar in California, one of the things you have to do is provide evidence of your good moral character.
Social media has largely reinvented both how people socialize to how they do business -- and the line between people's personal lives and professional lives often get blurred.
In today's world, ethics are extremely important. When an attorney does participate in some form of misconduct, he or she cannot expect the State Bar to look the other way.