Regulatory Compliance And Professional Licensing Defense

The attorneys at Hershey Decker Drake are well versed in the intricacies of administrative law, including consumer and client complaints, hearings, and administrative appeals.  We have in-depth knowledge of the regulations that govern professional licenses in Colorado, and we help professionals obtain and maintain licenses and registrations. Because the attorneys at Hershey Decker Drake practice in the area of licensing and regulatory administrative action, as well as, the area of malpractice litigation, we are uniquely positioned to provide licensed professionals with a comprehensive defense strategy.  We regularly represent licensed professionals before the federal government, the Office of Administrative Courts (OAC) in Colorado, and administrative agencies, including the following:

  • Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Colorado State Board of Nursing
  • Colorado State Board of Optometric Examiners
  • Colorado State Board of Pharmacy
  • Colorado Medical Board
  • Colorado Board of Naturopathic Medicine
  • Colorado Department of Human Services
  • Colorado State Physical Therapy Board
  • Colorado Office of Respiratory Therapist Licensure
  • Colorado Mental Health Licensing Section
  • Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners
  • Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Colorado Department of Revenue
  • Colorado Civil Rights Division
  • Colorado Real Estate Commission
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • United States Drug Enforcement Administration
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Peer Review Matters We also represent hospitals and staff members in both civil and administrative proceedings arising from the granting, revocation and modification of hospital staff privileges, credentialing, and peer review matters. If you are ever charged with a criminal offense, it is imperative you contact a Hershey Decker Drake licensing attorney before entering any plea to analyze the consequences a criminal conviction may have on your professional license.