Practice Areas

Administrative Law

The attorneys in Bailey & Dixon’s, LLP administrative law practice group have over 150 years combined experience practicing before State administrative agencies, State occupational licensing boards, the Office of Administrative Hearings, and the Administrative Rules Review Commission.  For decades our attorneys have represented clients in diverse matters involving these regulatory agencies and occupational licensing boards such as the North Carolina Department of Labor, the North Carolina Department of Insurance, the North Carolina Division of Water Quality, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission, the North Carolina Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners, the North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors, the North Carolina Board of Plumbing, Heating and Electrical Contractors, the North Carolina Medical Board, the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board, the North Carolina Board of Nursing, and the North Carolina Board of Barber Examiners.

Also Bailey & Dixon attorneys serve as general counsel to a number of occupational licensing boards, including the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board, the North Carolina Alarm Systems Licensing Board, and the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects.  Our attorneys also serve as hearings counsel to the Board of Funeral Services and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board.  Group member Jeff Gray served on the Administrative Rules Review Commission as a Commissioner for over ten years.

We also have experience in other administrative hearings such as property tax hearings before the Property Tax Commission, a wide variety of applications, investigations and hearings before the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and permitting issues with the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC Commission).

Our attorneys’ comprehensive knowledge concerning administrative law allows its members to represent clients effectively in matters ranging from contested administrative hearings to drafting and advocating administrative rule changes before the Administrative Rules Review Commission.  Please contact us if you have a question about the administrative law process or if you have a matter before a State regulatory agency or occupational licensing board.


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