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Enforcement Pages

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Each page of the Enforcement Actions section is divided into subsections for citations, administrative actions, and convictions. You should check each subsection to see if an enforcement action has been taken against the individual you are seeking.

Citations

Bosco Lai

Oakland—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Bosco Lai, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect) and CCR 134(a) (Use of the Term Architect). The action alleged that Lai provided a client a business card for his company, Eastbay Holding, Inc., and the business card contained the word "Architectural" as a description of the services he provides. Lai’s company, Eastbay Holding, Inc., invoiced his client for an "Architectural & Structural as build drawing" for a project located in Vallejo, California. Lai submitted plans for the project to the Solano County Building Division for permit. The title block on the plans for the project contained Lai’s business name, Eastcave Architect & Engineering. Lai is listed on the website linkedin.com under the category "Architecture & Planning." Lai’s company, Eastcave Architectural & Engineering profile was listed on the website facebook.com and included the term "Architectural" as a description of the services his company provides. Board records reflect there is not a Business Entity Report Form on file by a licensee as required by BPC 5558 for said companies indicating that there is a licensed architect in management control of professional services of the kind offered and provided by Lai’s companies, Eastcave Architect & Engineering and Eastcave Architectural & Engineering. The citation became final on May 5, 2015.

Charles Andrew Sang-Ho Lee

Oakland—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Charles Andrew Sang-Ho Lee, architect license number C-35189, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lee certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Lee paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on May 27, 2016.

Kyong S. Lee

Los Angeles—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Kyong S. Lee, an unlicensed individual, for an alleged violation of BPC section 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that Lee’s company website, architectureandinterior.com, lists "Architecture Drawing," "Professional Works in Architecture," and "Architecture Design" as services her company provides. Lee’s company website address also contains the term "architect." Lee was also identified as an architect on the Korea Times website, koreatimes.com. The citation became final on December 2, 2013.

Scott Kendall. Lelieur

Bainbridge, Washington—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Scott Kendall Lelieur, architect license number C-24145, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lelieur certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Lelieur paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on February 24, 2016.

Jean A. Lemanski

San Francisco—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Jean A. Lemanski, architect license number C-19187, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lemanski certified false or misleading information on her 2015 License Renewal Application. Lemanski paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on September 17, 2015.

John Steven Lien

Los Gatos—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to John Steven Lien, architect license number C-9639, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lien certified false or misleading information on his 2013 License Renewal Application. Lien paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on March 4, 2015.

Geoffrey S. Lin

San Francisco—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Geoffrey S. Lin, architect license number C-24873, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lin certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Lin paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on February 4, 2016.

Stephen Lee Lippert

San José—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Stephen Lee Lippert, architect license number C-12273, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Lippert certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Lippert paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on February 26, 2016.

Eric A. Long

Sausalito—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $2,000 administrative fine to Eric A. Long, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that on or about June 12, 2014 and July 9, 2014, Long was listed on the website linkedin.com under the "Architecture & Planning" category, identified as an "Assoc. Architect" and included "Architectural Design," "Architectural Drawings" and "Architecture" as part of his skills and expertise. Long paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on May 13, 2015.

Willis Douglas Longyear III

Manhattan Beach—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $500 administrative fine to Willis Douglas Longyear III, architect license number C-25336, for an alleged violation of BPC 5600.05(a)(1) (License Renewal Process; Audit; False or Misleading Information on Coursework on Disability Access Requirements). The action alleged that Longyear certified false or misleading information on his 2015 License Renewal Application. Longyear paid the fine, satisfying the citation. The citation became final on March 16, 2016.

Vina Lustado

Ojai—The Board issued a one-count citation that included a $2,500 administrative fine to Vina Lustado, an unlicensed individual, for alleged violations of BPC 5536(a) (Practice Without License or Holding Self Out as Architect). The action alleged that Lustado was identified as an "Architect" and/or "Architectural Designer" on the websites pinterest.com, plus.google.com, livinginashoebox.tumblr.com, paloaltoonline.com, emergingstars.com and angieslist.com. Lustado’s company website, solhausdesign.com, used the word "Architectural" as a Meta description tag keyword. Lustado’s company, Sol Haus Design was also identified as an "Architecture Design firm" on the websites wevonline.org and smallandtinyhomeideas.com. The website linkedin.com showed "Architecture" under Lustado’s "Skills & Expertise." In addition, the website, manta.com lists "architectural" as a service Lustado provides. Lustado was previously advised on April 29, 2011 that an unlicensed individual in California cannot use the terms "Architect," "Architecture" or "Architectural" to describe services offered, or as a title or identity. The citation became final on November 24, 2014.

Administrative Actions

Hawk Lee

San Francisco—Effective July 30, 2004, Hawk Lee’s architect license number C-25780 was revoked; however, the revocation was stayed, his license was suspended for 180 days and he was placed on probation for five years with specific terms and conditions, including reimbursing the Board $3,000 for its investigation and enforcement of the case. The action came after a stipulated settlement was negotiated and adopted by the Board.

An Accusation was filed against Lee for alleged violations of Business and Professions Code sections 5536.22 (Written Contract), 5582 (Aiding and Abetting), 5582.1 (Signing Other’s Plans or Instruments) and 5585 (Incompetency or Recklessness). The Accusation alleged that Lee affixed his stamp and signature to plans which were prepared by a person not authorized to practice architecture, affixed his signature to plans which were not prepared by him or under his responsible control, and failed to execute a contract with his client.

Convictions

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