Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD is president of the Associates in Veterinary Law P.C., which provides legal and consulting services exclusively to veterinarians. He can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Allen serves on DVM Newsmagazine's Editorial Advisory Board.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2015
This author is sick of hearing, ‘I want to sell my practice ASAP’—just like you’re sick of hearing, ‘I knew I should have brought Max in sooner.’
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 19, 2015
The employer-employee relationship holds unforeseen dangers for practice owners. Make sure you keep excellent employee records, and you'll be better prepared for possible litigation.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 19, 2015
A greater level of flexibility in your veterinary career comes with increased responsibility.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2015
Avoid credit cards and recognize the reality of interest-only loans.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2015
You may know what brick-and-mortar items a clinic needs, but have you ever considered protecting your intellectual property as well?
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 28, 2014
Maybe not, but you can make selling your practice an easier prospect by making thoughtful choices today.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2014
Economic realities and flawed assumptions mean trouble for production-based compensation models in veterinary practice.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2014
Associates: Don’t leave your contract negotiation up to chance. Understanding protectable interest and including a reasonable deferral period will get you closer to the contract you want.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2014
Aging is inevitable, but the ability to retire is in your hands—so plan ahead to avoid getting caught in false financial security.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2014
You left your job to open your own clinic, and now your former employer wants to sue. Don’t panic yet—it’s time to look at the facts.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2014
Veterinarians: Don't gamble with your money—take control of it.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2014
There's plenty of legal mumbo-jumbo out there to assertain what is a reasonable distance or period for veterinarians not to compete.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2014
Implement this action plan to deal with your volatile veterinary clients—and avoid any dangerous situations in the process.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2014
Veterinary owners looking to sell in the next decade face unprecedented levels of market competition from fellow baby boomers. Here's how to position your practice to sell to a new generation of buyers.