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As professional license defense lawyers, we specialize in protecting your livelihood.

Unlock Legal is a law firm that provides representation specifically to California professionals who are facing the loss of their license—and therefore their livelihood. If your license is under threat or suspension because you have been charged with a crime, we will represent you in the state courts.

We will also represent you in front of your licensing board if your application has been denied, if your license has been revoked, or if it is at risk of discipline.

Our Areas of Expertise

Professional License Defense

Whether your license application has been denied, your license is under threat of suspension, or your license has been suspended and you’re seeking reinstatement, we can help you.

Criminal Defense for Licensed Professionals

We have over 20 years of experience in criminal defense, and stand ready to fight for you in state or federal court if you face criminal charges or require post-conviction relief.

Healthcare License Defense

From Medical to Dental to Physician’s Assistant to Behavioral Sciences to Registered Nursing, we are your dedicated, experienced experts in all forms of healthcare license defense.

Occupational License Defense

We can defend your occupational license, whether you are an engineer, realtor, insurance agent, teacher, or contractor. Whatever license you have or need, our team will defend it.

Professionals We Have Helped

“Just got a call from attorney Melissa about the great news. I can’t thank you and your staff enough for your help. Again, million thanks to you and attorney Melissa. Stay safe and healthy, so you can help more people like me.”

-Tess D.

“Nice to have someone to lean on during a stressful process. Attorneys and staff are kind and open and available. I was happy with the representation and certainly will refer anyone with these issues here.”

-Monica M.

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