Kevin Cauley

Kevin Cauley - Los Angeles Licensing Attorney

Kevin D. Cauley

Kevin Cauley, the founder of Kevin Cauley, P.C., has worked in the field of professional licensure for over a decade.

Kevin Cauley obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Prior to attending law school, Kevin Cauley worked with Frances Cullen, P.C., one of the Southeast’s leading law firms specializing in the defense of physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and other licensed professionals, as a paralegal. Frances Cullen is a former Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Attorney General who previously prosecuted cases on behalf of several professional licensing boards, including the Georgia Medical Board, before starting her own defense practice. She has successfully defended over a thousand licensed professionals in over twenty years of practice. Kevin Cauley gained invaluable experience working alongside Frances Cullen.

Kevin Cauley then relocated to Los Angeles, California to attend the SCALE (two-year honors) Juris Doctor Program at Southwestern Law School. While in law school, Kevin Cauley served as Managing Editor of the Los Angeles Public Interest Law Journal, Student Leader of the Small Claims Court Clinic, Secretary of OUTlaw, and on the Board of the Criminal Law Society. He completed a Public Interest Law Fellowship at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center and worked as a law clerk at Caesars Entertainment Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada. During law school, Kevin Cauley received awards and recognition, including the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence and a Public Interest Law Fellowship.

After law school, Kevin Cauley founded Kevin Cauley, P.C. in order to pursue work he is passionate about: defending licensed professionals.

Areas of Practice


  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • SCALE (two-year Juris Doctor) Program, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
  • Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A., magna cum laude
    • Majors: Psychology & Business Administration

Professional Honors

  • Named to the Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Stars List 2014 – 2016

Speaking Engagements

Professional Ethics & Boundaries: Legal & Professional Consequences, Professional Boundaries, Inc., Presenter, UC Irvine School of Medicine, January 9, 2016

Strategies for Effective Practice and Procedure in Administrative Enforcement Matters, California Political Attorneys Association, September 12, 2015

Lawful Prescribing and Prevention of Diversion, Professional Boundaries, Inc., UC Irvine School of Medicine, May 16, 2015

Medical Ethics & Professionalism, Professional Boundaries, Inc., UC Irvine School of Medicine, February 7, 2015

Professional Ethics & Boundaries: Legal & Professional Consequences, Professional Boundaries, Inc., Presenter, UC Irvine School of Medicine, July 12, 2014


  • Managing Editor, Southwestern, Los Angeles Public Interest Law Journal
  • Student Leader, Small Claims Court Clinic, Bet Tzdek
  • Secretary, OUTlaw
  • Board Member, Criminal Law Society

Awards & Honors

  • Selected as Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2014 – 2016
  • Psi Chi, National Honors in Psychology
  • Alpha Chi, National Honors in Liberal Arts Studies
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence
  • Public Interest Law Fellowship

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • American Psychology-Law Society
  • LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles