Karina Johnson attorney

Karina Johnson

Karina Johnson brings a unique insight, a holistic approach, and passion to the legal and healthcare industries with the following extraordinary list of credentials awarded by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the nation’s largest education and credentialing organization in the business of medicine, to complement her advocacy on behalf of medical professionals: 

COC, CPC, CPCO, CDEO, CIC, CPB, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CANPC, CCC, CCVTC, CEMC, CGSC, CHONC, COBGC, COSC, CPCD 

With this background, and also serving in an advisory capacity as a member of AAPC’s Legal Advisory Board, Karina is a frequent advocate, lecturer and educator to medical attorneys, medical and hospital executives, and all professionals in healthcare alike. 

Formerly working with Charles Bond at Physician’s Advocates, Karina Johnson has now established her independent practice.  Working with Lawyers in Lafayette, Karina teams with top independent medical lawyers and paralegals so that you get expert representation in all aspects of your case.  In her areas of expertise, Karina will work individually with you forming a close personal relationship with a focus tailored to your specific needs.   In areas requiring other specialties, her Lawyers in Lafayette team can provide an MBA, RIA, licensed real estate brokers, criminal defense specialists (Board Certified, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization) and trial lawyers. 

Karina Johnson sets the gold standard specializing in the representation of physicians and providers in all legal matters (with the exception of malpractice litigation), whether personal or professional, and in every setting, including medical groups, hospitals, organizations, or academics.  

In a contentious divorce, Karina represents doctors with an awareness of the need to free your practice.  She will protect your future growth and reputation from blackmail type attacks which abuse the legal system. 

In addition, Karina brings compassion and understanding assisting all other clients (other than clients in the healthcare industry) in all stages of business, corporate (from corporate formation, purchase, sale, and dissolution), employment, contracts, and family law. 

MEDICAL & NON-MEDICAL PRACTICE FOCUS AREAS – KARINA JOHNSON HAS A PROVEN SUCCESSFUL TRACK RECORD IN THE FOLLOWING:

  • All stages of Corporate and Business Formation, Planning, Sale & Purchases, and Dissolution  
  • Employment and Business Contracts (Drafting and Negotiations) 
  • Separation/Severance Agreement drafting and review 
  • Labor & Employment 
  • State and Federal regulation compliance matters 
  • Defense, litigation, and advocacy involving diverse employment law matters 
  • Business and Corporate Law matters and transactions,  
  • Hospital Privileges and Credentialing matters, including problem and special situations  
  • All stages of Medical Board and Professional Licensing applications, concerns, Complaints and Accusations 
  • Disputes and Reports to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) 
  • Physician Divorce including allocation of retirement and valuation of practice 
  • Family Law matters including Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Partnership, Legal Separation, Paternity/Parentage, Child Custody and Visitation, Spousal and Child Support, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders 

You can reach Karina Johnson at Lawyers in Lafayette by calling (925) 283-1863.  You can also fill out our (brief) initial contact form and Karina Johnson will reach out to you. 

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Daniel Horowitz represents physicians in Medical Board, Opiate Rx audits, Business Disputes and other practice related matters.

Call:    925-283-1863

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Defending Doctors

DANIEL HOROWITZ – PHYSICIAN LAWYER

Lawyers for Doctors – Protecting the Medical Profession

 

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  • American Health Law Association
  • American Bar Association – Health Law Section
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer Pinkus Professional Education
  • Lecturer Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Recognition – Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Recognition – Top 1% (National Association of Distinguished Counsel)
  • Recognition – Super Lawyers
  • Certified Specialist – Criminal Defense (State Bar of Ca. Board of Legal Specialization)
  • Admitted – United States Supreme Court (1999)
  • Admitted – United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit (1998)
  • Admitted – Supreme Court of California
  • Licensed SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker (California)
  • Court Appearances Netherlands, Israel, Cyprus
  • Legal Appearances Turkey, China, Ukraine, Canada
  • Professor – Armstrong College of Law (1986)
  • Instructor – California State University (Hayward) (1993-1995)
  • AVVO Rating (10) [Highest]
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating (AV) [Highest Rating]

Daniel Horowitz the Doctors’ Lawyer  – Areas of Practice

               Physician Peer Review ♦ Medical Board Investigations ♦ National Practitioner Data Bank Appeals

Criminal Investigations of Doctors including billing issues ♦ Durable Medical Equipment

♦ Telemedicine ♦ Genetic Testing

Discrimination – Medical Group ♦ Hospital Privilege Termination

♦ Physician Contract Negotiation

Physician Lawyer Defense Team

Custom Teams to Fit the Needs of Physicians

Our team members include a physician lawyer (Mark Ravis); and medical practice attorneys with extensive and specialized backgrounds.

Daniel Horowitz, J.D., R.I.A., Real Estate Broker, Certified Specialist Criminal Defense (State Bar of California) leads a team of top professionals experienced in representing physicians.  The attorneys are a group of 6 affiliated attorneys whose separate and independent practices cover the broadest range of physician related needs.  Daniel forms a custom team that is highly qualified to address your individual needs.

Mark Ravis, M.D., J.D. is currently licensed as both a physician and attorney.  He has an independent practice and interfaces with our top lawyers on medical cases.

Molly Northrup, M.B.A.

Michael Yates, J.D., D.C. (inactive)

Telephone: (925) 283-1863                                                                              [email protected]

 

 

NATIONALLY RATED LAW FIRM

CLIENT FOCUSED

The theme of Lawyers in Lafayette is client focus.   Your needs and your personal goals are paramount in our minds as we fashion your legal strategy.  We form custom legal teams ideally suited to the needs of your case.   We choose among people with exceptional qualifications, MBA’s, MD/lawyers, DC/lawyers, former prosecutors and other legal team members with specialized and exceptional qualifications.

The result of this careful team selection is that your case is expertly staffed.  There are no beginners and no trainees on your team.  We plan your case looking many steps ahead.   This preparation is reflected in superior results.

Our group of independent attorneys are involved in our communities.  Tom Kensok has served as a Napa school member.  Daniel Horowitz is a Lafayette Crime Prevention Commissioner.  Our lawyers are significant contributors to local and national charities.

We handle all legal matters either in house or by referral to expert lawyers whose work is known to us and trusted.  It is rare that we cannot be of assistance.

We focus our practice in three areas:

Criminal Defense 

Medical License Defense

Personal Injury

The Medical License Defense includes physician Peer Review and Medical Board defense, chiropractic board defense, nursing board and other professional board and license matters.

Our personal injury practice includes many cases with million dollar verdicts and settlements.  We have significant trial experience in this area as well.

For Criminal Defense we have two State Bar of California Certified Specialists in criminal law. (Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization).  Only approximately 300 lawyers in the entire state have this State Bar credential.

Feel free to call for any of your legal needs.  If we can’t help you with your problem we often can make a referral to an attorney who is highly qualified to assist you.

Contact us by calling (925) 283-1863 or by filling out the Contact Form below.

 

WELCOME TO KARINA JOHNSON

We have recently added Karina Johnson to our team.  Karina’s practice focuses on physician contracts, divorce and medical employment matters.  Karina formerly did referral work with Charles Bond at Physicians Advocates.  She presently has her independent practice.

Karina Johnson attorney

 E-mail: [email protected]                                                                   Tel: 925-283-1863

 

We are Independent Lawyers with Separate Practices working together to provide the highest level of representation.

Medical Defense Law

Daniel Horowitz

 Physician Representation

Physician legal representation covering peer review and employment actions, credentialing, medical board / medical commission matters, medical employment contracts and other hospital and employment group matters.   The office has four criminal defense specialists (certified by the Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California).  Recent criminal matters include chart review and negotiation with law enforcement regarding DNA and durable medical device prescription / DME (fraud charges); billing fraud charges including upcoding.

 

CONFIDENTIAL PHYSICIAN

CONTACT FORM

 

 

Daniel Horowitz CV (Partial)

 

  • American Health Law Association
  • American Bar Association – Health Law Section
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer Pinkus Professional Education
  • Lecturer Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Recognition – Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Recognition – Top 1% (National Association of Distinguished Counsel)
  • Recognition – Super Lawyers
  • Certified Specialist – Criminal Defense (State Bar of Ca. Board of Legal Specialization)
  • Admitted – United States Supreme Court (1999)
  • Admitted – United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit (1998)
  • Admitted – Supreme Court of California
  • Licensed SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker (California)
  • Court Appearances Netherlands, Israel, Cyprus
  • Legal Appearances Turkey, China, Ukraine, Canada
  • Professor – Armstrong College of Law (1986)
  • Instructor – California State University (Hayward) (1993-1995)
  • Lecturer CACJ/CPDA Monterey Conference
  • Lecturer Alameda County Bar Association
  • Lecturer Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Lecturer “SEAK” expert witness conference
  • AVVO Rating (10) [Highest]
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating (AV) [Highest]
  • Publications CACJ/CPDA Journal
  • Publication CEB Real Property Reporter
  • Publications “The Verdict” (Legal Journal)

Call (925) 283-1863 or fill out our contact form above.

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