Appalenia Udell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Health Lawyer for Doctors
 | 8547 E Arapahoe Rd, Suite J-417
Greenwood Village, CO 80112
Phone: 303-740-4895
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care
Attorney Profile

Attorney Appalenia R. Udell is the founder and owner of Health Lawyer for Doctors in Centennial, Colorado. Licensed to practice in California and Washington, as well as Colorado, Ms. Udell represents the rights and interests of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals throughout each of those states who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Physician employment matters, such as contract negotiations, disengagement agreements, defense against professional bullying, disruptive physician complaints and other related issues

·     Medical Board Defense, professional licensing, credentialing, and medical staff issues

·      Private practice start-up 

·       Regulatory compliance

·       Specialized areas of health care law, such as Direct Primary Care and Concierge Medicine, mental health, post-acute care and telehealth

·       Other legal services for physicians, including immigration law, lease negotiations, and trusts and estates

Before establishing her own private practice, Ms. Udell worked for 15 years as a medical practice consultant and billing specialist, and she has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry. As such, she is able to provide the highest level of counsel and support to all she serves in order to help them establish and protect their practices and to face any legal challenges they might encounter head-on in order to preserve their careers and livelihoods.

A recognized leader in her field, Ms. Udell has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics related to health care law, and she also helped author the Colorado Direct Primary Care Act.

A 2002, magna cum laude graduate of California State University, Sacramento, Ms. Udell received her master's degree from Mills College in 2006. She then attended the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor with high honors in 2013. While in law school, she served as administrative editor of the Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law, and she earned a Jurisprudence Award and Prosser Prize for her exceptional academic achievements.

Ms. Udell has also served as an on-site tutor for the Prison University Project at San Quentin as well as a hospice volunteer, and she has served as a court-appointed volunteer special advocate for children in foster care.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Health Care


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Rising Stars: 2020

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About Appalenia Udell

Admitted: 2014, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Legal Clinic for Berkeley Law, Fair Housing Fellow, East Bay Community Law Center
  • Land Use and Development, Jurisprudence Award, Berkeley Law, 2011
  • Professor Ann O'Leary, Prosser Prize - Health Law, Berkeley Law, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Treasurer, Washington State Bar - Health Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Attorney - Rocky Mountatin Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • DPC Bootcamp - Hint Health Direct Care Summit, San Francisco, Presenter, Hint Health, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-Authored the Colorado Direct Primary Care Act, 2017

Educational Background:

  • California State University at Sacramento, B.A., English Literature
  • Mills College, M.A. Degree, English Literature

Industry Groups

  • Concierge
  • DO
  • Doctor
  • DPC
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Healthcare
  • MD
  • Medical Board Defense
  • Medicine
  • NP
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • PA
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
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Office Location for Appalenia Udell

8547 E Arapahoe Rd
Suite J-417
Greenwood Village, CO 80112

Phone: 303-740-4895

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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