Miranda is the founder, owner and lead attorney at Unlock Legal. She dedicates her practice to defending Californians whose professional licenses are at risk. She has represented nurses, physician assistants, engineers, accountants, insurance, podiatrists, teachers, care givers, real state professionals, and more. She stands in front of their boards, and handles the collateral consequences of one bad choice.
Attorney Melissa DuChene manages all aspects of client communication, drafting of legal documents, and legal research. Melissa uses her court experience to achieve excellent results for our clients both in state court and in the administrative law venue.
Our Office Manager Karin O’Rourke brings over 15 years of office management experience to Unlock Legal. Karin is dedicated, thorough, and detail-oriented. She is committed to making your experience with Unlock Legal excellent every step of the way. Karin holds a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Oklahoma.
Mike Gallagher our Director of Client Services Mike Gallagher brings over 25 years of professional leadership, business development, and client oversight to our team. He assesses the specific needs of the client, understands the need for efficient and timely response in all areas of the case, and the importance of compassion and dedication to the client. He always puts the client first.
Unlock Legal, a professional law corporation, provides compliance and regulatory representation. We specialize in working with businesses in Cannabis Compliance and also serve as Professional License Defenders. There are no limits to the assistance we can provide.
Individuals retain us when they have concerns around their Licensing Board Application. Typically, the individual is ready to submit an application to their licensing board but is concerned that their application will be rejected due to past criminal convictions.
Licensed Professionals retain us when their license and livelihood are at risk. Generally, the License (1) is being investigated, (2) an Accusation has been filed by their licensing board, or (3) they have been convicted of a crime.
Individuals who have lost or surrendered their professional license for many and varied reasons retain us when they are seeking to reinstate their professional license. California’s Business and Professions Code allows one to petition one’s Board.
Miranda McCroskey and her legal team are second to none. Their professionalism and promptness are unrivaled. This is my first bout with the legal system and it felt daunting and almost unmanageable. Ms. McCroskey assuaged those feelings of fear and confusion and replaced them with doubt, optimism, and most importantly, results. I appreciate her desire to provide justice to those who need it. Thank you to Unlock Legal.- ANONYMOUS
I highly recommend using Miranda's legal services for any type of situation. Miranda is very professional but at the same time demonstrates compassion and understanding. If you find yourself in need of legal advise look no further because Miranda will take care of you as if you are her only client. I'm speaking from someone who has been there and used her services.- MARIE
Miranda is a top notch defense attorney in Orange County. We have worked/consulted together on many matters. She is very knowledgeable and creative in protecting the rights of her clients. I endorse her!- ANDREW ROBERTS