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Illinois health care attorney Michael V. Favia is the principal lawyer for Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants, Ltd. and current counsel to the administrative litigation law firm Quintarios, Prieto, Wood & Boyer.

He combines the valuable knowledge acquired during his many years of service as Chief Attorney with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (IDPR - now IDFPR), with decades of experience as an Illinois health care and professional licensing attorney to provide his professional clients with the very best legal representation.

Due to his extensive experience as an Illinois professional licensing attorney, he is frequently retained by other law firms to assist in their representation of their nursing clients.

Attorney Michael Favia works in conjunction with the highly skilled team of litigators, experts and investigators associated with Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants, Ltd. to obtain maximum results for each of our nursing clients.

A highly skilled Chicago lawyer with 25 years of experience, Attorney Favia has been designated as a "Leading Attorney" by his peers � an honor he has enjoyed for many years.

He also serves his peers and clients by writing and lecturing extensively on topics of concern to Illinois professional groups. The below list of lectures and publications provides insight into his comprehensive knowledge as an Illinois professional licensing attorney.

Bar Admissions:
    Illinois, 1982;
    U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1982;
    U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Education:
    J.D., John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1982;
    B.B.A. in Management, Loyola University, 1978

Certification/Specialties:
    Certified Arbitrator (retired)

Articles Authored by Attorney Michael V. Favia

(Click on the title to view the underlined articles in their entirety.)

A Legal Matter: Data Bank Expands to Include Nurse Disciplinary Action , Chicago Hospital News, May 2010

IDFPR: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - An Overview For Health Care Professionals, Chicago Hospital News, May 2008

IMPORTANT NEW ARTICLE - Doctor's med-mal payouts now detailed on state Web site, by Pat Milhizer Law Bulliten staff writer, 2008

Attention Healthcare Practitioners: The National Data Bank Can Ruin Your Career!, Chicago Medicine, Vol. 110, No. 4, 2007

Fee Splitting MRI Imaging Services Case May Pique the IDFPR's Interest, Chicago Medicine, Vol. 109, No. 16, 2007

An Overview of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, (co-authored with M. Siedlarz), Illinois Bar Journal, 2007

Vine Street's Impact on PPO/Doctor Business Arrangements - Illinois Supreme Court Decision Warrants Review of Physician Business Arrangements, (co-authored with R. Hindmand), Illinois Bar Journal, 2007

Reporting Requirements in Settlements, (co-authored), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Medical Malpractice in Illinois Volume, 2006

An Attorney's Guide to the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations (Co-author), 82 Illinois Bar Journal 204, 1994

A Common Guide to Controlled Substance Prescribing, 94 Chicago Medical Journal 24, 1994

A Pharmacists Guide to the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Vol. VIII, April, 1995

Survey of Illinois Health Law (Co-Author), Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 1997 & 1998

President's Messages, Justinian Society of Lawyers Newsletter, 1998-1999

Editor, Health Care Alert, 1996-Present

Counsel, Report from Counsel, Insights and Developments in the Law, Quarterly Newsletter

Lectures Presented by Attorney Michael V. Favia

Moderator, Legal Careers in the Health Field, Illinois Bar Association, 2008

Lecturer, Legal Careers in the Health Field - Representing Healthcare Professionals in Licensure/Disciplinary Matters, Illinois Bar Association, 2008

Lecturer, Medical Malpractice, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2006

Program Coordinator/Speaker, Representing Health Care Providers in A Changing Environment, Illinois State Bar Association, 2003

Lecturer, Regulatory Issues in the Practice of Podiatric Medicine, Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards, 2003

Lecturer, A Review of Business and Legal Issues for the New Medical Practitioner, Illinois Eye Institute - Illinois College of Optometry, 2003

Lecturer, State Regulation of the Health Related Professional, Lake County Medical Society, 2002

Lecturer, State Regulation Health Related Professional, Northeast Illinois Pharmacists Association, 2002

Lecturer, Legal issues/Establishing a Medical Practice, Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society, 2002

Lecturer, Legal Issues in the Practice of Medicine, Westlake Hospital, 2000

Lecturer, The Practice of Health Law - An Overview, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2000

Lecturer, The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Today's Law Practice, Justinian Society of Lawyers, 1999

Lecturer, Managed Care/Legal Risks, Chicago Medical Society, 1999

Lecturer, Managed Care/Legal Risks, Chicago Medical Society, 1998

Lecturer, Managed Care/Legal Risks, Chicago Medical Society, 1997

Lecturer, The State Regulation of Physicians, Illinois Psychological Association, 1996

Lecturer, Practice Before the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Illinois Psychological Association, 1995

Lecturer, Interprofessional Relations and Cooperation, Illinois Psychological Association, 1992

Lecturer, Representing Health Practitioners at the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Chicago Bar Association, 1994

Lecturer, Health Prosecutors and Investigators, Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, 1988 - 1996

Lecturer, Consumer Fraud Update Seminar, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, 1987

Lecturer, Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud Issues, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, 1998

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