Nicole Knox’s passion for practicing criminal law is a result of her love of trial... more
Nicole Knox’s passion for practicing criminal law is a result of her love of trial work and desire to help others. Immediately after law school, she began studying and practicing criminal defense law as an associate attorney for nationally renowned defense attorney, Stephen L. Jones. She continues to assist Mr. Jones in his federal criminal defense practice. Ms. Knox has recently been recogniz... view profile
Federal and state government agencies are required to follow certain procedures in order for their actions to be constitutional. For the federal government, these procedures are generally outlined by the Federal Administrative Procedure Act (FAPA). Each state government has its own set of administrative procedures as well, some of which are modeled after FAPA. An administrative law attorney specializes in administrative procedures at the federal and/or state level. Some examples of administrative agencies include the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If, for example, the FDA passes new rules that affect your business, you may benefit from the services of an administrative law lawyer to better understand whether the FDA followed the correct procedure in passing these rules and whether you should contest them.