translate “Crisis” as
When you are summoned to criminal
court, or your licensing board files an Accusation against your
license, you are in crisis; you need a good defense and a good deal
more. It is time to address your underlying issues; it is time to
change your behavior.
Robert Stewart Can
I have been helping people change in
the legal setting for the past 18 years. This work is useful for
everyone, but it is particularly focused on the healthcare
professional. I am intuitive, insightful and connected to a network of
effective treatment modalities all across the United States. Why not
deal with your underlying issues at the same time as you are being
Representation by Robert Stewart includes:
- A vigorous defense based on proven
- Individual attention to your
- Specific guidance in making
I believe that the common shame
surrounding addictions of every kind is that they began as fun. That
was never true. All of these behaviors are anesthesia for someone in
You don’t have to live this way anymore. If you are ready to change, I
can help you find recovery, while defending you against a criminal
matter or action against your license, hospital privileges, DEA
permit, Health and Human Services exclusion.
Who is the
As a criminal defense attorney,
active in low and high profile cases, on both coasts, and between, for
over 30 years, I have observed certain truths. The first of which was
that all of my clients had an unhealthy relationship with drugs,
alcohol or sex. The second was that their lives did not get better
with a solid, conventional defense approach, regardless of great
creativity. Something more was needed.
That is where my personal experience as an addict in recovery for 18
years told me that “legal work” needed to include a change in
behavior. Only then can the underlying issues be addressed. The bad
behavior is only a symptom.
If you have been charged with a crime or your licensing board files an
Accusation against your license, you are in crisis and these charges
are just the tip of the iceberg. There are deeper issues that will not
go away once your legal defense is over, even if it is successful in
avoiding severe punishment.
It is this realization that enabled me to develop a methodology which
combines a solid creative legal defense with recovery principles. By
way of further explanation, I offer some stories of my clients...