Attorneys / Rickey L. Strong
Rickey Strong’s practice focuses on assisting clients with Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), initial applications for licensure, licensure change of ownership applications (CHOW), Notice of Intent to Deny Applications (NOID), and Administrative Complaints(AC). Rickey has experience in assisting clients draft their health care facility acquisition contractual agreements, and along with an experienced CPA assist with the proof of financial ability to operate.
Rickey’s practice also focuses on assisting all Healthcare providers, licensees, and non-licensed individuals from complaints from the Florida Department of Health (DOH).
Previously, Rickey served as in-house legal counsel for the Florida Department of Health. During his time with the Department, he provided legal counsel for the Unlicensed Practice of Medicine (ULA), Medical Professional Licensing, Vital Statistics, Public Health, Disease Control, Environmental Health, and Epidemiology. Additionally, Rickey reviewed, and edited contractual agreements entered into by the state Health Department. He was certified by the state as a contract manager, and taught the legal portion for state certification for Contract Managers.
Rickey also has experience in real estate law, including holding a real estate license since 1999. Throughout his career, Rickey has assisted Real Estate Agents, Brokers, and Appraisers in Administrative Complaint cases before the Florida Real Estate Commission.
Rickey is a member of the Health Law Section, Administrative Law, and Real Estate Law Sections of the Florida Bar, he is admitted to all state courts in Florida as well as the U.S. Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Since 2010, Rickey has also served as an adjunct professor at the Florida A&M University, School of Allied Health, teaching an undergraduate course in “Health Law” and the graduate-level course “Legal Aspects and Ethics in Health and Medical Care”.
Rickey Strong is a 2001 graduate of Florida State University. He also earned his MBA from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005 and earned his law degree from the Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando, Florida in 2008.
Rickey is also an AHCA-certified Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Administrator.