Whether a person is a dentist, physician, masseuse, lawyer, financial advisor or hairdresser, if they practice a profession or offer to perform the services of a professional without the requisite license in Suffolk County, they could be charged with Unauthorized practice of a profession under New York Education Law Section 6512. Even if the person is licensed to practice a profession in another state or country, they may not engage or even hold themselves out as such a professional without being duly licensed in New York.
Unauthorized practice of a profession is an E felony, and is a very serious charge. If you or a loved one is facing an unauthorized practice of a profession charge in Suffolk County, you should consult with an experienced Suffolk County criminal defense lawyer immediately.
At the Elbert Law Firm, our attorneys have handled unauthorized practice of a profession charge cases, both as prosecutors and from the defense side. We have obtained dismissals and numerous non-criminal plea bargains for previous clients in the Suffolk criminal courts. Please contact us for a free consultation. We are happy to discuss our prior cases, the strategies we employed, the success we were able to achieve and how we can assist you in obtaining the best possible results in your case.