Office of Administrative Hearings

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Types of Cases

The Office of Administrative Hearings conducts hearings and resolves cases involving a wide variety of actions taken by different agencies or boards of the District of Columbia government.  The agencies can be grouped as follows, based upon their activities.

Boards and Commissions

As provided by statute and upon referral, the Office of Administrative Hearings also may hear appeals from certain Boards and Commissions. Those Boards and Commissions include:

  • Accountancy, Board of
  • Appraisers, Board of
  • Architecture and Interior Designers, Board of
  • Barber and Cosmetology Board
  • Boxing and Wrestling Commission
  • Chiropractic Board
  • Dentistry, Board of
  • Dietetics and Nutrition, Board of
  • Education Licensure Commission
  • Electrical Board
  • Funeral Directors, Board of
  • Interior Designers, Board of
  • Massage Therapy, Board of
  • Medicine, Board of
  • Nursing, Board of
  • Nursing Home Administrators, Board of
  • Occupational Therapy, Board of
  • Optometry, Board of
  • Pharmacy, Board of
  • Physical Therapy, Board of
  • Plumbing Board
  • Podiatry, Board of
  • Professional Counseling, Board of
  • Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of
  • Professional Engineers, Board of Registration for
  • Psychology, Board of
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Board
  • Respiratory Care, Board of
  • Social Work, Board of