Professor Nuckolls is a Professor of Practice at Arizona Law where he has taught many courses in health law and been actively involved in the Health Law & Policy Program. For several years Professor Nuckolls was engaged in private practice, practicing primarily in business law, real estate and healthcare law. His healthcare practice included representation of all aspects of the field, including, hospitals, physicians, dentists, IPAs, HMOs, PPOs, PHOs, nursing homes, retirement centers, insurance carriers, nurse midwifery programs and other healthcare-related entities. He also served as the executive vice president and chief legal officer for a major metropolitan tertiary care hospital for several decades, a position that allowed him to develop a sophisticated knowledge about the entire range of health law transactions, financings and structures, including the creation and representation of both managed care insurance companies and captive insurance companies. He has also served and continues to serve on boards of nonprofit healthcare organizations.
Professor Nuckolls teaches LAW 578A/478A, Legal & Regulatory Aspects for Healthcare Delivery, during the Fall term.