Who We Help

We help nurses regulated by the Arizona Board of Nursing including:

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  • Certified Registered Nursing Anesthetists (CRNA)
  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • School Nurses

Why you need an Arizona Board of Nursing Attorney

As a nursing professional, we understand it’s important for you to maintain a professional reputation. If you are looking for an attorney with Arizona Board of Nursing experience, Chelle Law can assist you. Our experienced attorney’s have represented over 500 nurses before the Arizona Board of Nursing and tailor their representation to meet the unique needs of their client.  Representation by an attorney is not required by the Arizona Board of Nursing; however, having an attorney represent you before the Board will likely assist you in receiving a better outcome than if you were on your own.

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How Chelle Law can help

If you have a pending or forthcoming legal issue with the Arizona Board of Nursing the attorney’s at Chelle Law can aggressively and effectively defend your license.

Legal services offered before the Arizona Board of Nursing include:

  • Complaint/Investigation Response: A board of nursing complaint filed against you may subject your license to an investigation. An investigation could result in probation, suspension or revocation. Once you receive notice of a complaint or investigation from the Arizona Board of Nursing it is important to call us, as soon as possible, to ensure an accurate and effective defense of your license.
  • Criminal Reporting Requirements: All licensed health care professionals in Arizona must report nearly any criminal charge to their licensing board within 10 days. If you have been charged with a crime we can assist you in reporting the charges to your licensing board.
  • Self-report Assistance: If your employer has advised you to self-report an issue, we can help you draft a thorough self-report.
  • Appeals of Board Decisions: When faced with an unfavorable decision in front of the board health care professionals often have the right to appeal their case. This appeal process can be confusing to some, but must be performed correctly  if it is to move forward. An attorney’s assistance can help you appeal the decision and help you fight for your license.
  • Application and Forms Review: An application for a professional license that includes errors or omits necessary information can lead to unnecessary delays or the denial of your application. An attorney review of your application can give you the best chance to receive your license in a timely manner.

General Complaint/Investigation Timeline:

  • The board receives a complaint and they initiate an investigation.
  • Licensee receives a Notice of Investigation.
  • A detailed response is due to the Board within 14 to 30 days.
  • An interview is held with a Board investigator.
  • The Board reviews the investigation at a Board Meeting.
  • The Board determines if discipline is merited.
  • Discipline is given or the case is dismissed.
  • The licensee may appeal.

If you need legal assistance with an Arizona Board of Nursing issue contact us at 602.344.9865 or by filling out the form here.