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 Dr. Allen serves on dvm360 magazine's Editorial Advisory Board.


Legal and business trends affecting the veterinary associate shortage

From a glut to a dire shortage, here’s a look at the economic realities of hiring associate veterinarians today.

Creative veterinary clinic sale terms: Risks vs benefits

Not all veterinary practice sellers are ready for retirement. Here is a look at several creative practice buyout options that allow the owner to stay on.

Dodging the perils of ProSal

Little is guaranteed to associate veterinarians earning a base salary plus a percentage of production. Here’s how to make the best of this compensation situation.

Relief veterinary work: What you need to know

One veterinarian shares the ins and outs of relief work, plus what to look for in your contract agreement.