California State Bar Association
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Construction / Contractors / Real Estate Brokers and Other Professional Licensing Hearings

Welcome to the Law Office of Jacklyn Bentley – Your Trusted Partner for Construction and Real Estate Professionals’ Licensing Hearings.

I am an experienced attorney dedicated to providing legal support and representation in a wide range of Administrative Licensing Hearings. Serving the entire San Francisco Bay Area, I am well-versed in handling various professional licensing challenges. Whether you are a contractor, subcontractor, realtor, or other licensed professional dealing with property, I am here to safeguard your rights and guide you through the complex legal processes.

Contractor / Construction Licenses – Defending Your Contractor’s License

As a seasoned attorney, familiar with the Contractor’s State Licensing Board (CSLB), I provide comprehensive legal assistance for contractors and construction industry professionals, addressing issues such as:  

  • Denial of Your Application for License: If you have received a license application denial or need an “exemption” to obtain your contractor’s license, I know how to strategize effectively whether you need to appeal or obtain an alternative to denial.
  • Criminal Offenses and Professional Misconduct: I am no stranger to vigorously defending my clients.  If you are dealing with a criminal offense or professional misconduct allegation that may affect your license, contact me to defend your rights and work to keep your license.
  • Provisional or Probationary Licenses:  If you are on probation or a have a provisional license, I will strive to help you navigate this time and assure your ability to work in the construction industry.

Real Estate Salespersons / Realtors / Brokers / Appraisers – Preserving Your Real Estate Career.

I have the experience you need at your side if you are fighting the Department of Real Estate.  I handle various matters that may impact your ability to get your license or your ability to keep your license.  My representation can help with issues like:

  • Criminal Offenses and Professional Misconduct: If you face concerns about getting or keeping your license due to a criminal charge or professional misconduct, I can help you fight to keep or get your license and your livelihood.
  • Provisional or Probationary Licenses: For a real estate professional currently operating on a provisional or probationary license, I can help you navigate this trying time and help you get through to the other side.

Why Choose the Law Office of Jacklyn Bentley?

Experience – I have the experience needed in real estate and construction professional administrative licensing cases and an understanding of the legal complexities involved.

Personalized Approach – Every case is unique, and I know how to tailor my strategy to your specific needs and concerns.  I will handle your case personally.

Tenacious Advocacy – I am committed to fighting for your rights and securing the best possible outcome for your case.  Let me fight for you today.

If your professional license is in danger, don’t wait to seek legal help. Contact the Law Office of Jacklyn Bentley today to schedule a consultation. Let my experience and dedication work for you as I fight for the career you want and deserve.

Client Reviews

Bringing Jacklyn in on my case was one of the smartest moves I could make. Working with Jacklyn was reassuring and informative. She came in and took over my case and...

Dave M.

I could never thank Jacklyn enough for the services she provided for me. This is the second time I received a DUI the first one was nine years prior so I missed the...

M. B.

I have had the privilege of working with Ms. Bentley on several different occasions with persons involved with the Criminal Justice System. She is diligent, caring...


Jacklyn, thank you it was a great pleasure working with . You did an amazing job with the case and you went above and beyond to make sure that everything went well. I...

Tiffany W.

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Give me a call or drop me a quick email so we can chat, and you can see what a great fit my office is for all your needs. My office is located on Zanker road between Plumeria Drive and Montague Expressway.

San Jose Office
2880 Zanker Rd #203

San Jose, CA 95134

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