Licensing Issues

Charges of professional or ethical misconduct have the potential to derail both a professional’s livelihood and reputation. Comitz | Stanley understands the magnitude of these situations.  We represent professionals before numerous Arizona licensing boards, including, among others, the State Board of Dental Examiners, the State Board of Medical Examiners and the Arizona Department of Health Services.

We are well-versed in handling all types of disciplinary actions, complaints and investigations, license probation compliance, and judicial review of disciplinary actions. Comitz | Stanley provides advice in responding to complaints, as well as representation regarding disciplinary proceedings and/or litigation. We offer a client-centered approach and a thorough understanding of the issues. Our firm also advises professionals on compliance with licensing laws and regulations.

The attorneys in our practice assist professionals before the following boards:

  • Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Arizona Medical Board
  • Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board
  • Arizona State Board of Nursing
  • Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board
  • Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
  • Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
  • Arizona Board of Homeopathic and Integrated Medicine Examiners
  • Arizona Board of Podiatry Examiners
  • Arizona Department of Health Services
  • Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants
  • Arizona State Board of Optometry
  • Arizona State Board of Pharmacy
  • Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy
  • Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners
  • Arizona State Board of Cosmetology
  • Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy

Practice Areas

Primary Contact


Patrick Stanley

Patrick T. Stanley

Main: (480) 998-7800

Direct: (480) 219-5481

Fax: (480) 219-5599

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