San Diego Professional Corporation Formations

A professional corporation is a corporation created under state law for the purpose of practicing a particular profession in corporate form.  Generally only a professional licensed to practice the profession being practiced by the professional corporation may be a shareholder in such a corporation.

The following businesses may incorporate as professional corporations:

    • Accounting
    • Acupuncture
    • Architecture
    • Audiology
    • Chiropractic
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Dentistry
    • Law
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Medicine
    • Natuopathic Doctors


  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Osteopathy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistants
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Speech-language pathology and audiology
  • Shorthand court reporters

Architecture firms may incorporate under the Professional Corporations Act, or under the General Corporation Law.

In general, a professional corporation is formed in the same manner as a C corporation and is subject to the same general requirements. The General Corporation Law applies to professional corporations, except when its provisions are in conflict with or inconsistent with the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act.

A Professional wanting to open up its own corporation needs to, under the law, create a specific type of entity. A Professional Corporation is made under the code for this purpose.

San Diego Professional Corporation Formations

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