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 [email protected] Dr. Allen serves on dvm360 magazine's Editorial Advisory Board.
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.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2014
The Affordable Care Act may make it financially sensible for your small veterinary practice to stop providing an employee plan. It may also eliminate a part of ownership that was a headache anyway.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2014
If veterinarians delegate too many tasks they risk taking themselves out of the loop. Don't delegate enough and risk inefficiencies and employee resentment. Here's how to get it just right.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2014
There are real-world effects if a handful of veterinary clinics from the same geographic area foster an anticompetitive environment.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2013
Massachusetts, among other states, is looking to ban these controversial clauses you may find when signing on as an associate.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2013
Management, legal and ethical issues abound when veterinarians recommend 'emergency' procedures to hesitant pet owners.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2013
Are you a penniless new veterinary grad? These two strategies can make a huge impact on your bank account and debt load.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2013
A carefully planned strategy could make you a contender in the race for veterinary practice ownership.