We represent clients throughout Ohio and surrounding states from our office in Columbus.

Ohio License Defense and Business Lawyers

At Collis Law Group, LLC (formerly Collis, Smiles & Collis, LLC), our attorneys represent clients throughout Ohio, providing counsel in professional license defense, business and real estate matters. We focus on integrity, communication and service.

Professional License Defense

For most professionals, receiving a letter from a licensure Board is a frightening experience. The majority of clients we work with are facing this challenge for the first time and have never been questioned by their licensure Board in the past. We understand what you are going through, and we are committed to helping you through the process with professionalism, confidentiality and compassion.

For Ohio professionals who are seeking initial licensure, are being asked questions as part of a licensing Board investigation, have been offered a Consent Agreement, or are facing disciplinary allegations or a hearing, our attorneys:

  • Provide license defense before governing Boards in Columbus, Ohio, for physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, teachers, social workers, psychologists, accountants and other professionals
  • Work with professionals, their treatment providers and the Boards in matters involving substance abuse, mental health issues and other problems
  • Represent physicians and nurses who are being subject to Medical Board or Nursing Board investigations for any type of infraction, including allegations of inappropriate contact or relationships with patients
  • Provide counsel and advice regarding Medical Board rules and requirements to assist physicians in their practices and ensure proper compliance
  • Negotiate consent agreements and provide defense in hearings before the Nursing Board for nurses
  • Appeal disciplinary decisions and final actions to the Ohio courts
  • Assist with a wide range of other health care credentialing matters

Business, Commercial and Real Estate Law

We provide a wide range of business and commercial legal services, including:

Health Care Professionals and Practices

Our law firm is familiar with the workings of health care professionals and practices, and we understand that owners and shareholders in professional practices have special circumstances to consider in their day-to-day operations.

We provide all types of skilled legal support for medical practices, dental offices and other professional health care practices throughout Ohio, including:

  • Review of real estate leases, equipment leases, staffing arrangements and other contracts for compliance with Stark and other self-referral laws and restrictions
  • Contracts and negotiations with other health care providers
  • Employment law, including employee policies and handbooks
  • State law, Medical Board, Nursing Board and Pharmacy Board regulations and requirements

Contact Our Attorneys

To schedule an appointment to discuss your professional or business circumstances with an experienced lawyer, contact the law firm of Collis Law Group, LLC (formerly Collis, Smiles & Collis, LLC), in Columbus, Ohio, at 614-324-9115. We look forward to speaking with you in person at your initial consultation.