Joseph J. Bogdan

Top rated administrative law attorney in Oak Brook, Illinois

The Law Office of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC
Joseph J. Bogdan
The Law Office of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC

Practice Areas: Administrative law, Professional liability, Legislative & governmental affairs; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2000

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
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The Law Office of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC

1550 Spring Rd
Suite 308
Oak Brook, IL 60523 Visit website


Joseph J. Bogdan is an attorney at The Law Offices of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC, located in Oak Brook, Illinois. Practicing law for more than two decades, he focuses his practice on health care law and medical license defense. He represents professionals in the health care field before state boards and federal agencies. He also serves as an expert witness in cases related to pharmaceuticals.

Serving clients throughout the Chicagoland area, Mr. Bogdan is a registered pharmacist in Illinois as well. He has immense experience helping professionals with their licensure issues and also provides sound and knowledgeable counsel for health care-related matters. He is a zealous and tireless advocate for his clients’ rights and keeps them informed of every aspect of their cases. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois.

Mr. Bogdan received a pharmaceutical doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy and graduated with dean’s list honors. He went on to study law at the John Marshall Law School, which is now the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, and received his Juris Doctor in 1999. He graduated from law school with dean’s list honors.

Enthusiastic in his involvement in the legal community, Mr. Bogdan has active memberships in The Chicago Bar Association, the American Society for Pharmacy Law, the American Pharmacists Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association. He is also a board of directors’ member, a regional director and delegate of the Illinois Pharmacists Association and the chairman of its Public Relations Committee.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Bogdan teaches as an assistant professor at Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy and the Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, and as an adjunct assistant professor at the Chicago State University College of Pharmacy. For his exceptional work in the legal field, he has received a 10/10 rating on Avvo. He is also listed as an Elite Lawyer Founding Member.

Practice areas

Administrative law, Professional liability: plaintiff, Legislative & governmental affairs, Mergers & acquisitions

Focus areas

Licensing, Ethics & professional responsibility

  • 40% Administrative law
  • 40% Professional liability: plaintiff
  • 10% Legislative & governmental affairs
  • 10% Mergers & acquisitions

First Admitted: 2000, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

  • Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Elite Lawyer, Founding Member, Only the most outstanding and experienced attorneys receive the Elite Lawyer award. A prestigious nomination which is presented only to legal professionals who are able to meet or exceed its demanding criteria, it sets these exceptional attorneys apart from their peers and gives consumers added peace of mind when using our directory to search for a top-notch attorney in their area. The award criterion requires that all attorneys recognized as an Elite Lawyer: Hold a membership with a nationally or locally recognized legal association or firm; Have attained honors, results, or credentials that indicate a high degree of peer recognition and/or professional competence; Have a high level of legal experience; Have maintained a clean record; and A history of high profile cases or favorable settlements that display a commitment to both the legal profession and their clients, Elite Lawyer Award,, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy, Assistant Professor, September 2013 - Present
  • Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Adjunct Assistant Professor, January 2009 - Present
  • Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, Assistant Professor, July 2010 – Present
  • Professional Licensing Issues Related to The Prescribing and Abuse of Controlled Substances, Speaker, Professional Licensing Issues Related to The Prescribing and Abuse of Controlled Substances, The Chicago Bar Assoiciation, Legal, 2019
  • To avoid discipline that could result in the loss of your medical license, you will want to do the following, Author, Steps You Can Take To Avoid Losing Your Medical License, FSMB/ILGA, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Administration, Real Estate, 2021
  • Eligibility requirements and quality standards, Author, How Can A Pharmacy Qualify For Dmepos Accreditation?, NAPB, Pharmacy, 2021
  • Health Care Professional Certifications for Medical Cannabis, Author, Requirements For Doctors And Nurses In Medical Marijuana Certifications, DPH/IDFPR, Medical, Pharmaceutical, 2021
  •   Who Can Administer COVID-19 Vaccines in Illinois?  Contact an Illinois Medical Licensing Attorney, Author, Illinois Medical Licensing And Authorization To Administer Covid-19 Vaccines, IDFPR, Medical, Pharmaceutical, 2021
  • Discuss Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Third Party and Government Insurance Plan involvement with pharmacy practice and associated audits. Discuss the various types of pharmacy audits including PBM, Third Party and Government plans i.e. Medicare and Medicaid. Describe pharmacy audit triggers and flags within pharmacy practice. Present proactive practices a pharmacy could execute to prevent pharmacy audit recoupment. Pre-audit preparation after receiving notice of an audit. What to do the day of an on-site audit. What to do after the audit and how to properly address audit findings Describe the role of arbitration as an option to address audit results., Presenter, PBM Audits: Are you ready for what could come your way?, TRXADE Annual Conference - The Future of Independent Pharmacies, Pharmaceutical, 2018
  • Joseph Bogden wrote Chapter 13: Consequences of Violations of DEA Controlled Substance Laws ISBN 10: 1-936360-44-6ISBN 13: 978-1-936360-44-4Copyright Date Ed:  August 2, 2016, Co- Author, O'Donnell's Drug Injury, 4th Edition, Chapter 13, Consequences of Violations of DEA Controlled Substance Laws, Pharmaceutical, Legal, Healthcare, 2016
  • Each year, approximately 3,000 complaints are lodged before the Illinois Medical Disciplinary Board against physicians, physician's assistants, and other medical professionals. Typically, more than half of these complaints come from consumers, with the rest originating from other state agencies, authorities in other states, or insurers, associations, and health care institutions. For physician, a suspended or revoked medical license means no longer being able to practice medicine and earn a living. If you engage in activities that place your professional license at risk, it is important to be proactive and take steps to rectify the situation before it is too late. Joseph "Jay" Bogdan is both a registered pharmacist and professional license defense attorney. As a former prosecutor for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), he has in-depth knowledge of the practices that physicians mistakenly fail to realize will jeopardize their licenses. Mr. Bogdan has graciously agreed to present a talk on "What Do You Do That Could Jeopardize Your License?" This is information that you can use to protect yourself from potential loss of license and livelihood., Presenter, What Do You Do That Could Jeopardize Your License?, DuPage Country Medical Society, Pharmacy, Legal, 2017
  • Healthcare Law & Practice Section PRMCLE  Meeting, Speaker: Joseph "Jay" Bogdan - Registered Pharmacist and Attorney, Topic: National Opioid Crisis-Reality of Opioid Abuse and it's Potential Impact on an Attorney's Well being, Presenter, Healthcare Law Prmcle Mtg: National Opioid Crisis-Reality Of Opioid Abuse & Attorney's Wellbeing, DCBA, Legal, Healthcare, 2018
  • Health Care Section MCLE, Meeting, Speaker: Jay Bogdan, Topic: Legalization of Marijuana in Illinois, Presenter, Health Care Section Mcle Meeting-Legalization Of Marijuana In Illinois, DCBA, Legal, Healthcare, 2016
  • Speaker: Joseph Bogdan and Patrick Callahan, Law Office of Joseph J. Bogdan Topic: The presentation will provide information on the opioid epidemic associated with healthcare provider treatment of patients. Agencies which regulate healthcare professionals that prescribe controlled substances will also be shared. Learning Objectives: How opioid epidemic regulations affect prescribing healthcare professionals What are the common controlled substance issues in Healthcare What regulatory agencies are involved in addressing controlled substances, Presenter, Health Law Mcle - Prof Licensing Issues Related To The Prescribing & Abuse Of Controlled Substances, DCBA, Legal, 2019
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois State Bar, 2000
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • American Pharmacist Association
  • Illinois Pharmacist Association – Member of the IPHA Board of Directors, Regional Director and Regional Delegate, and Chairman of Public Relations Committee
  • Active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, 2021
  • Active member of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA), 2021
  • Attorney Bogdan is the committee chair for the food and health department of the DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA), 2021
  • Attorney Bogdan is the regional director of the Illinois Pharmacists Association(IPhA). Additionally, he is a member of the board of directors., 2021
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Attorney Bogdan voluntarily lectures at addiction programs for healthcare professionals. He lectures on what could happen to their licenses and professional careers. Joseph has done this every month for the past 15 years.
  • John Marshall Law School's Alumni Association – Mentor graduating attorneys and appointed to the School's Alumni Board
  • American Society of Pharmacy Law
  • As an active member of the DuPage Country Bar Association, Joseph Bogdan volunteers his time as a member of the food and health committee. , 2021
  • Attorney Joseph Bogdan volunteers as a member of the board of directors for the Illinois Pharmacists Association(IphA). Attorney Bogdan also volunteers his time aiding the professionalism and public relations departments of the IPhA., 2021
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Illinois Registered Pharmacist, 1989
  • Attorney Bogdan is a certified pharmacy preceptor. He serves as a practitioner/educator in the pharmaceutical Experiential Learning Programs, 2021
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, Pharmaceutical Doctorate, Honors and Awards: Dean's List 1986-1989, Academic Tuition Scholarship 1986-1989, 1989
  • Receiving a professional license with a criminal record depends on the nature of past crime. The IDFPR is required to permanently deny those seeking professional licenses with certain criminal convictions. , Can I receive a professional license if I have a criminal record?, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Administration, Real Estate, 2019
  • The scheduling and structure of a DEA administrative hearing is similar to a regular trial. Your appearance dates are determined, discovery periods for the accumulation of evidence are scheduled, and witnesses are presented. Your case will be heard by a federal administrative law judge, who will make a final decision in the case, What Happens At A DEA Administrative Hearing?, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Legal, 2019
  • A DUI can affect a healthcare professional's ability to practice. At The Law Offices of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC, we have over 16 years of experience and a strong track record of success defending health care professionals who are in jeopardy of having their licenses disciplined by the state. Contact our office today at 630-310-1267 to speak with an experienced attorney., Can a DUI jeopardize my license as a medical professional?, Medical, 2019
  • Limit your conversations with investigators until you consult with Attorney Joseph J. Bogdan, a registered pharmacist and former prosecutor with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Attorney Bogdan is the legal advocate to have by your side, with nearly two decades of defending healthcare professionals and protecting their licenses. If you have personal interaction with DEA investigators, do not sign anything, including a DEA 104 form, which voluntarily relinquishes your DEA registration. The DEA typically works with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and the Illinois Board of Pharmacy. The IDFPR may open a case along with the DEA investigation or audit. Make sure you save all the records you receive from the DEA, What Should A Prescriber Or Pharmacy Do If Informed Of A Dea Audit Or Investigation?, Pharmaceutical, Legal, 2019
  • Penalties for noncompliance from the Drug Enforcement Administration can be substantial. This includes professional license and DEA registration suspension or revocation, probation, or in the most severe judgments, incarceration. With his extensive medical and legal experience, Attorney Joseph J. Bogdan has aided many healthcare professionals in DEA-related cases, including: DEA registration applications, renewals, and denials; DEA audits and investigations; DEA license suspension or revocation orders; DEA orders to show cause; Drug trafficking and drug diversion; Illegal dispensing of a controlled substance; Conspiracy to possess, dispense, or distribute a controlled substance; and DEA administrative hearings. Prescribers and pharmacies are under heightened scrutiny for compliance from the DEA due to increased utilization of electronic records and data mining within the industry. Violations and insufficient remedies can lead to the shutdown of a healthcare provider's business. To prevent this from happening to you, contact the Law Offices of Joseph J. Bogdan, LLC. With your professional future at stake, you can depend on Attorney Bogdan's vast knowledge of DEA regulations in securing the best possible outcome for your situation, How Can A Prescriber Or Pharmacy Fight Dea License Suspension Or Revocation?, Pharmaceutical, Legal, 2019
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Joseph Bogdan is not only an attorney, but a licensed pharmacist, bringing in added expertise within the law he practices, 2021
  • Joseph Bogdan is a professor and preceptor for pharmacy students. He has taught many classes, and has overseen many advanced pharmacy practice experiences, 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Expert Witness
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical

Office location for Joseph J. Bogdan

1550 Spring Rd
Suite 308
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Phone: 630-912-5274


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