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for Regulatory Attorneys

30-minute Mini Case Seminars

Access the recordings for 2022 Case Conversation Series!

If you're looking for the up-coming LIVE 2023 series, CLICK HERE!

Each mini-seminar covers the case highlights, aspects of import to the regulatory community, and proceed with a discussion of implications for regulatory attorneys. Cases will be selected from current, relevant regulatory issues to provide a breadth of coverage. To keep the content relevant and timely, we'll select cases about two weeks prior to each seminar. Each month, Dale Atkinson, JD and Amy Richardson, JD guide us through the case selected and identify key elements or factors for the regulatory community.


At the end of each session, attendees will be able to discuss:

  • Relevant judicial opinions

  • Implications for regulatory boards

  • Considerations for their own jurisdiction or organization

  • Considerations for administrative law and the intersection of employment matters, board authority, professional standards of care, or more.

Session-specific objectives, attendance checks, and evaluations may be requested by those interested in submitting to their jurisdictions for CE/CLE.

2022 is now completely available On-Demand!

A little about the presenters:

Dale J. Atkinson, JD - Founding Partner, Attorney

Dale J. Atkinson is a licensed Illinois attorney who received his law degree from Northwestern School of Law in Portland, Oregon, and is now the sole managing member of The Atkinson Firm in Northbrook, Illinois. He founded the firm of Atkinson & Atkinson, LLC with his father in 1989, with an emphasis of practice in the area of regulatory law. Mr. Atkinson represents associations in all matters relating to their operations as not-for-profit corporations, including regulatory activities, education and accreditation, disciplinary actions, model legislation and applications, and all phases of the development and administration of licensure examination programs, licensure transfer programs, licensure credentials verification and storage. He is a frequent speaker before these association clients as well as other regulatory groups, agencies, and stakeholders, and produces numerous writings on these topics for publication. Mr. Atkinson was involved with the Federation of Association of Regulatory Boards for over 30 years, having served as the Executive Director of FARB for over 21 years, providing educational programs for board members, staff, investigators, and attorneys related to regulation in the interest of public protection. Mr. Atkinson continues to dedicate his career to representing not-for-profit associations that provide essential public protection services.

Amy Richardson, JD - Attorney

Amy Richardson is a licensed attorney and has been practicing at The Atkinson Firm since 2006. She received her law degree from the University of Miami where she was a Miami Scholar and the Executive Director of the school’s Wrongful Convictions Project. Ms. Richards represents associations of regulatory boards in all matters relating to their operations, including advising staff and boards of directors, drafting model legislation, and providing counsel on the development and administration of licensure examination programs. She conducts extensive legal research on her clients’ behalves and is a regular speaker at their meetings and those of other stakeholders. She also assists clients with corporate formation and general governance. She is a past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Trade and Professional Associations Law Committee and is a member of both the Chicago and Illinois Bar Associations. 

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We've packaged the whole 2022 Case Conversations ON DEMAND Series into a single bundle - and given you a discount - all 13 modules for one easy registration/payment process.


Due Process Due


Examination Attempts Questioned:
California Court addresses statutory limits on examination attempts under the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Singh v. Prasifka [2021 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6703]


Disclosure of Investigative Information

Calcaterra v. Iowa Board of Medicine 965 N.W. 2d 899 (IA 2021)


Two Ships Passing
in the Knight: Application Disclosures (or lack thereof) 

Knight v. Board of Registration in Medicine 2021 Mass. LEXIS 333


Let's Talk! Speech v. Conduct

Brokamp v. Letitia James 
2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 226257


A Question of Ripeness

Gwaltney v. Commonwealth,
2022 Ky. App. LEXIS 35

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The Room Where It Happens

Schmitz v. N.D. State Bd. of Chiropractic Examiners, 2022 ND 52

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Notice Anything Missing?

Estivo v. Kansas State Board of
Healing Arts 2022 Kan. App.
Unpub. LEXIS 324

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The Most Unheard Thing I've
Ever Heard Of

Melton v. Indiana Athletic Trainers Board 156 N.E. 3d 633 (App. Ct. IN 2020)

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Eat Your Words!

Castillo v. Secretary of the Florida Dept of Health, US Court of Appeals 11th circuit court. 26F 4th 1214 [11th CIR 2022]


Quilted Practice.

Otto v. City of Boca Raton 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 20047


Foot the Bill.

Chambers v. Idaho Board of Pharmacy and Agency, 2022 Ida. LEXIS 102


Expungement Doesn't Equal Expungement.

Whaley v. Medical Licensing Bd.,
184 N.E.3d 721

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