The Law Offices of Gould & Hahn

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Berkeley California 94710

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  • Company
  • The Law Offices of Gould & Hahn
  • Year Established
  • 1990
  • Location
  • 2550 9th St #101
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    United States

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  • Administrative Law, Government Law Lawyer
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  • Let us guide you through your legal matter so you can return to what you do best.
  • Year Established
  • 1990

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The Law Offices Of Gould & Hahn

The Law Offices of Gould & Hahn represents the full spectrum of professionals licensed by the State of California. While the firm provides services for licensed individuals in every aspect of their professional needs, from obtaining a license to selling or purchasing a business and employee matters, a large part of our focus is in the area of defense of licensees when they are the subject of agency actions. The firm’s goal in every such case is to obtain a resolution that ensures its clients can continue to work in their chosen professions.

The attorneys at Gould & Hahn understand that skilled licensing defense requires a balance of diplomatic negotiation and aggressive defense. The strength of the firm rests in the experience, intelligence, and realistic approach of our members and our fierce loyalty to our clients’ goals.

In addition to licensing defense, Gould & Hahn provides transactional and business formation services that include forming corporations and LLCs, as well as negotiating and drafting agreements for the purchase, sale, or lease of real estate, business, and residential facilities. Gould & Hahn also assists its clients through Board investigations, insurance provider disputes, statements of issues and license denials, appeals of citations, employee issues, and a wide variety of other licensing matters.

Members of the Firm have been assisting the full range of healthcare providers, real estate and insurance agents and brokers, contractors, and residential and daycare facility owners and operators within an increasingly aggressive regulatory and litigation environment for over 25 years. Gould & Hahn is a specialty law firm, and we pride ourselves on providing expert and personally focused assistance at affordable rates to the variety of professionals who provide vital services in our community.

Our firm is extremely knowledgeable about the statutes and regulations that apply to licensing, and we have developed a unique familiarity with the staff and attorneys for the California Licensing Boards. This combination provides the Law Offices of Gould & Hahn a distinctive platform on which we build our ability to achieve the best possible outcome.

With our office located in Berkeley, CA, just a short commute from the state capital, we are able to advocate on behalf of our licensed professional clients directly before their particular Boards and Agencies when called for. Geographic location is never an obstacle to retaining our firm for assistance with your matter; Gould & Hahn provides statewide representation, and our attorneys regularly travel to attend pertinent hearings, conferences, and meetings.

For more information about how best to operate your business or profession, or if you have a particular need for advice and assistance, contact Gould & Hahn at 1-800-428-2207 to discuss what sort of assistance you may need and how we can help. The initial consultation is provided at no charge to you.


Alan J. Gould, Esq.

Senior Partner

Mr. Gould is presently semi retired after a forty-year practice representing large and small business owners in administrative policy and responsibility and all aspects of contracts. Mr. Gould remains active in advising start-up and established companies, assisting in corporate and LLC formations, and drafting and reviewing contracts for licensed professionals. Mr. Gould also provides pro bono defense for veterans before the Veterans Appeals Board. Mr. Gould is an accomplished wildlife photographer.


Robert F. Hahn, Esq.

Managing Partner

For over twenty years, Mr. Hahn has been guiding and advising licensed professionals and residential care facility operators in every facet of their professional practice. Through his experience, judgment and skill as a negotiator, he has a winning track record of efficiently and successfully obtaining the absolute best results for each client. His experience with the various State agencies keeps him familiar with the current internal management of these agencies, as well as with the attorneys who represent them. In this way, Mr. Hahn is able to provide insight into the particular concerns of each Board, and help design results for each client as personally satisfying as possible. His services range from assisting with responses to investigations and staff generated complaints, providing regulatory compliance advice, defending Accusations, assisting with sales and leases of businesses, and corporate and LLC formation. Mr. Hahn is an effective advocate at Administrative proceedings.

Mr. Hahn spent thirteen years prior to becoming an attorney as a teacher and administrator for special education services in California. This experience as a public service employee and administrator along with his experience as a mental health hearing officer provides a unique foundation of practical first hand experience with government agencies and the administrative disciplinary process. Mr. Hahn is a frequent presenter at California State professional conferences and an active member of the California Assisted Living Association (CALA).


Iustina G. Mignea

Associate Attorney

Ms. Mignea has been working with the Law Offices of Gould & Hahn since 2014 and became an associate attorney at the firm in March of 2015.  Among her many duties at the firm, Ms. Mignea provides clients with regulatory compliance advice and defends licensees against Accusations and other disciplinary actions. Due to her background working with Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, Ms. Mignea has been able to use her knowledge at Gould & Hahn to represent and advise employers facing audits from the Department of Labor and wage claims from current and former employees.  In her time at the Law Offices of Gould & Hahn Ms. Mignea has also successfully defended the licenses of pharmacists, real estate brokers, contractors, and respiratory technicians from revocation. 

Prior to joining the Law Offices of Gould & Hahn, Ms. Mignea worked at a civil litigation firm in San Jose where she expanded her experience in the areas of Employment, Consumer, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Landlord Tenant Law.  Ms. Mignea also honed her trial preparation and appearance skills, and served as second chair in a Business Litigation trial. 

In 2012 Ms. Mignea was awarded a fellowship at the Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center where she had the opportunity to work as co-counsel with attorneys from the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.  Immediately after passing the California State Bar, Ms. Mignea conducted a trial providing her with valuable litigation experience early in her career. Additionally, she successfully conducted settlement negotiations in Labor Commission claims and appeals cases during her time as a fellow. 

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