• USMLE/NBME Defense Lawyer

The National Board of Medical Examiners frequently issue a citation of Irregular Behavior.  For reference, you can click for the NBME website and Irregular Behavior for the definition. We have prepared cases where the NBME has dropped accusations of Irregular Behavior and in one case even reversed a finding of Irregular Behavior.

  • Texas Physician Defense Lawyer

The Texas Medical Board is ruthless when investigating a doctor. If you are looking for a Lawyer to defend you against the Texas Medical Board, you have come to the right place.

  • Texas Board of Nursing License Defense

Are you a nurse who has received a letter asking you to give mitigating circumstances  regarding your patient care? The way the answer is written may affect your right to practice nursing. The Nursing Board Letter is not designed to obtain information to help you, but is designed to obtain information to impair your nursing license. Let us help you respond.

  • Texas Home Health Agency License Defense

Often the legal issues listed above have the potential to negatively affect the solvency and the existence of the facility, including possible harm to its professional reputation in the community. On any such issue, you should seek the advice and counsel of an experienced attorney who is well-versed in the health care industry.


Dr. Swate is an attorney who provides legal services to health care professionals. Dr Swate started his career defending his fellow friends and colleagues against malpractice claims. He was also asked by his friends to defend them before the Texas Medical Board. Dr. Swate understands that healthcare professionals face investigation from many different sources including federal and state regulatory agencies, hospitals, clinics and colleagues. When facing a medical legal issue you need someone who not only understands the law but understands the culture of medicine.


Health care law is a mixture of law, medicine, and the medical culture. Understanding the medical aspect of your case may be as important as understanding the legal aspects. Dr. Swate advocates for all healthcare providers. His knowledge base allows him to understand both the medical and legal aspects of your situation. He will provide guidance each step of the way in order to protect your career.


When facing a medical legal issue you need someone who not only understands the law but understands the culture of medicine.

Texas Home Health Agency and Hospice License Defense

Health Law Administrative Defense

Irregular Behavior

Texas Nursing Board Representation

Texas Physician Defense Lawyer

Call Today  832.702.7599

Tommy E. Swate J.D.,MD. Medical License Lawyer

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Houston, TX 77013

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