Our Phoenix contractors licensing attorneys can help you interact with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors
(ROC) in the issuance and protection of your Arizona contractor's license.
No-Pay Complaints: We prosecute
and defend no-pay complaints on behalf of unpaid subcontractors and material suppliers.
Workmanship Complaints: We have extensive
experience in defending contractors against complaints alleging poor
Contractor License Suspensions and Revocations: We can represent you in appealing a suspended or revoked license, help you resolve the issues that
led to the discipline, and restore your Arizona contractor's license.
The Right Contractor's License: We help contractors apply for the right license for the
work to be performed.
Short Deadlines: In many instances, we can shorten the licensing process and help you cut through
unnecessary red tape.
License Applications: We can represent you in appealing the ROC's denial of your license application.
Our Arizona construction
attorneys are experienced in all phases of tackling and resolving ROC licensing
and complaint issues and have a solid understanding of the inner workings of that
served as the Arizona Registrar of Contractors' Chief Counsel for two years before resuming his law practice
at Lang & Klain.
Kent Lang is a member of the ROC's
Industry Advisory Council and has represented contractors in ROC matters for over 25 years.
Mike Thal has more than 10 years of experience in representing contractors in Registrar of
Contractors matters and has successfully handled
dozens of hearings.
When a complaint threatens your license, understanding the administrative process and your rights and options can enhance
your prospects for a satisfactory resolution.
Phoenix construction attorneys
Mike Thal and
Kent Lang have
extensive experience in ROC licensing disputes. They
can guide you through the process and represent you
in a settlement conference, an administrative
hearing and other licensing-related remedies.
The Registrar of Contractors
may reject a contractor’s license application on grounds
including bankruptcy, certain types of criminal charges,
and infractions involving previous licenses.
If the ROC has rejected your
license application, you can request a hearing, where an administrative law judge can and often does
approve an application that the ROC has rejected. Time
is of the essence, as you must make you request for a
hearing within 30 days from the day you receive your
After receiving your request
for a hearing, you may initiate a settlement conference
with the ROC's licensing and legal staff. Settlement
conferences often result in the ROC approving your
contractor’s license application without proceeding with
There are cases in which the Registrar of Contractors will neither approve
nor reject a license application. In the absence of a formal
rejection, you do not have the right to a
hearing as described above. Instead, your remedy is to take
legal action seeking to force the ROC to
either approve or reject your license