Lectures and Awards

Lectures by Michael V. Favia:

Lecturer, Protecting Your Client’s Healthcare License in Several States, Defense Research Institute – Medical Liability and Healthcare Law, 2015

Lecturer, Beyond Malpractice Litigation – Representing Professionals Before the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, an Affiliate of the Illinois Hospital Association, 2014

Lecturer, State Regulation of the Health Related Professions, Chicago Medical School; 2012

Lecturer, Health Law in Practice, DePaul Law School; 2012

Moderator/Speaker, Legal Implications of Concussions in Sports and the Military – Research Education and Prevention; 2011

Lecturer, 2011 WC Amendments Medical Issues, Chicago Center for Surgery of the Hand; 2011

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

Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Lecture on Medical Malpractice and Reporting Requirements (2006)

Illinois State Bar Association, “Reporting Health Care Providers in a Changing Environment (2003)

Federation of the Podiatric Medical Boards: Regulatory Issues Impacting the Podiatric Profession (2003)

Illinois College of Optometry: Lecture on Business and Legal Considerations in the Operation of a Medical Practice (2003)

Lake County Medical Society/ Northeast Suburban Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting: State Regulation of the Health Related Professional (2002)

Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society: Establishing a Medical Practice (2002)

Westlake Hospital: Legal Issues in the Practice of Medicine (2000)

Kent Law School: The Practice of Health Law – An Overview (2000)

Justinian Society of Lawyers: The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Today’s Law Practice (1999)

Chicago Medical Society: Managed Care/Legal Risks (1997, 1998 & 1999)

Illinois State Bar Association: The State Regulation of Physicians (1996)

Practice before the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (1995)

Interprofessional Relations and Cooperation (1992)

Illinois Psychological Association: Current legal issues affecting the practice of Psychology (1995)

Chicago Bar Association: Representing Health Practitioners at the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations (1994)

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation: Various Training Programs and Seminars for Health Prosecutors and Investigators (1988-1996)

Office of the Illinois Attorney General: Consumer Fraud Update Seminar (1987)

Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud Issues (1988)

Honors and Awards:

Professional Defender Network’s “Defender of the Year”, 2009; Congressional Order of Merit, 2003; Illinois Optometric Society’s “Friend of Optometry Award”, 2001;Leading Lawyers Network Annual Award, 2004-Present; “Leading Attorney” in the field of Health Law, Peer Recognition Survey, (Only top 8% of Attorneys selected); Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney; Distinguished Service Award, The John Marshall Law School, 2004; Strathmore’s “Who’s Who Recognition Award”, 2004.