Navigating the collateral consequences that limit occupational licensing opportunities is daunting even when applicable laws and regulations attempt to be clear about what types of criminal records may be disqualifying.
When license eligibility depends upon whether an applicant possesses “good moral character,” predicting the impact of a particular plea is basically impossible.
Read about some of the jobs that require Oregon state occupational licenses here. (Spoiler: it’s a long list). And perhaps take a moment to contemplate this article about the tragic under-regulation of the dog-walking industry: Who’s watching the dog-walker?