Defending Professionals

Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein specializes in Professional and Licensing Law. We are experienced in defending professionals in Massachusetts, and we represent health care professionals, including individual practitioners, corporate providers, and group practices.

Licensing Board Investigations and Complaints

Our attorneys appear regularly before licensing boards, including but not limited to the:

  • Board of Registration in Medicine
  • Board of Registration of Psychologists
  • Board of Registration in Nursing
  • Board of Registration in Dentistry
  • Board of Registration of Social Workers
  • Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professionals

Our firm has been retained to represent health care professionals in large numbers of cases, ranging from minor patient complaints to the most serious allegations of deliberate professional misconduct.

License Applications

KCL also specializes in representing license applicants in cases where the Boards have concerns about licensure qualifications or an applicant’s prior work or academic experience.

KCL’s Professional and Licensing Law Attorneys

Andrew Hyams is former General Counsel at the Board of Registration in Medicine. He has represented over 300 physicians, nurses and other health professionals in hospital peer review matters, applying for their licenses and defending Board complaints.

Milton Kerstein represents psychologists before the Board of Registration of Psychologists and other health care professionals before their various boards in a variety of matters, including disciplinary actions, fraud and abuse investigations and third-party audits.

Andra Hutchins represents health care professionals before their various boards in a variety of matters, including sexual misconduct, chemical dependency and inadequate record keeping.