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2726 S. Brentwood Blvd. St. Louis MO 63144

St. Louis Administrative Law and Professional Licensing Matters

“The State of Missouri / POST Commission initiated an administrative proceeding against me to revoke my police officer license. I initially hired a general practice attorney to help me with my case. After that attorney made a number of mistakes and I was at serious risk of losing my license, I changed course and hired Mr. Dolley to represent me. Mr. Dolley did an excellent job presenting my case before the Administrative Hearing Commission and POST Commission and he was able to turn an ordered revocation of my license into a dismissal without discipline and wholly defeated the allegations made against my license. Without the administrative law knowledge of Mr. Dolley, I would have lost my license to be a police officer in Missouri.”

- St. Louis Police Officer

Experienced St. Louis Missouri Administrative Law Firm

There is often a lot at stake in an administrative hearing including the ability of a person to earn a living or a business to continue operating. The work and time invested in a professional license or business is important to preserve.

St. Louis attorney Kevin J. Dolley represents professional employees in complex, high risk and high stake administrative hearings in which a career or license is on the line. Mr. Dolley advocates for and defends individuals, professionals and business owners in administrative cases. Mr. Dolley has a proven track record of nullifying or significantly reducing disciplinary actions taken against employees and businesses as part of the administrative process. If a license or career is at risk, entrust Attorney Kevin J. Dolley to aggressively defend your livelihood.

Hiring legal counsel that practices according to the differing rules and procedures in administrative cases is important. Many clients are unaware of their right to documents and pre-trial discovery as part of the administrative process. Clients are also commonly surprised to learn that prior to an administrative hearing due process requires that the factual basis for discipline must be set out in sufficient detail to apprise a party of what is at issue as part of the administrative case. The differing rules for administrative and licensing cases also mean that different types of evidence are admissible that would not be permitted in a courtroom setting. Attorney Kevin J. Dolley will provide you with an effective strategy for presenting your case and winning at the administrative level. Individual employees and business owners entrust Attorney Kevin J. Dolley to defend them in administrative cases with their careers and licenses on the line.

Protecting the Licenses and Certifications of St. Louis Professionals and Businesses

The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC represents St. Louis professionals and businesses such as:

  • Architects and Interior Designers
  • Auctioneers
  • Auto Dealer Licensing (Department of Revenue)
  • Bankers
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Board of Healing Arts
  • Chiropractors
  • Corrections Officers
  • Cosmetologists
  • Counselors
  • Daycare Providers
  • Dentists
  • Doctors/Physicians
  • Electrical Contractors
  • EMTs/ Paramedics
  • Fire Fighters
  • Geologists
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Insurance agents and brokers
  • Law Enforcement Employees
  • Liquor License Proceedings
  • Missouri Department of Revenue Defense
  • Missouri State Board Legal Counsel
  • Missouri State Employees
  • Nurses (Missouri Board of Nursing)
  • Peace Officer License
  • Pharmacists
  • Police Officer Licensing
  • Real Estate License
  • Senior Services Providers
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Tax Disputes
  • Therapists

Cases Before the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission

The Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) in Jefferson City, Missouri is an administrative commission that hears contested administrative cases involving a variety of professional and business license cases. The Commission hears the administrative case and thereafter makes findings and recommendations to specific Missouri agencies that complete the decision-making process for each particular case. The Commissioners for the AHC hear cases in which evidence is presented in a trial-like manner and witnesses are subject to direct and cross-examination as part of the contested case. The decisions of the Administrative Hearing Commission are subject to judicial review in the circuit courts of Missouri. Missouri Department of Social Services along with related state agencies such as the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri (MO) HealthNet Division adjudicate contested cases before the Administrative Hearing Commission involving issues relating to Medicare, Medicaid or other compliance issues. Cases before the Missouri AHC relate to complaints directed from the Board of Registration for the Healing Arts, POST Commission, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Real Estate Commission, Veterinary Board License, Car Dealer License, Committee of Psychologists, Alcohol and Tobacco Control and Department of Insurance.

The POST Commission

The POST Commission is the administrative agency that hears administrative cases in which a peace (police) officer's license is subject to discipline based upon the decision of the Administrative Hearing Commission. The POST Commission has the ability to take no action, suspend or revoke the license of peace officers in the State of Missouri.

Contact our St. Louis Labor and Employment Law Firm

To set up a consultation to discuss an administrative case, please contact the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC at (314)645-4100or by email at kevin@dolleylaw.com. All legal consultations are held strictly confidential.

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The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley represents clients in labor law, employment law and employment discrimination matters throughout the State of Missouri, including St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Boone County, Jefferson County, Lincoln County, Jackson County, Phelps County, Franklin County, Ste. Genevieve, St. Clair and the Cities of St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Charles, O'Fallon, Lake St. Louis, Hillsboro, Troy, Clayton, Rolla, Columbia, Jefferson City, Kirksville, Farmington, Cuba, Augusta, Union, Maryland Heights, Cape Girardeau and Springfield.

Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC - Missouri Employment Lawyer
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