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 DVM Newsmagazine's Editorial Advisory Board.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2016
They may sound good, but certain clauses in your employment agreement might have zero legal enforceability.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 05, 2016
When it comes to your professional negotiations, bark less, purr more.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 12, 2016
You can confront today’s economic challenges AND remain optimistic about the veterinary field at the same time. Here are 3 tips to help you thrive.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 05, 2016
A discussion of DVM responsibility regarding medical records, veterinarian-client-patient relationships and narcotics.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 13, 2016
In order to find out whether or not there's chemistry between a veterinary practice owner and a newly-hired associate, you need to walk a fine line.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 13, 2016
"… And I have no clue what they mean." A veterinary attorney helps break the code on these verbose legal documents.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 18, 2016
When it comes to veterinary compensation contracts, associates need a 360-degree view before signing on the dotted line.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 31, 2016
Whether you’re an associate or practice owner, watch for these threatening clouds on the horizon—and take steps to avoid them. Your career will thank you.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 04, 2016
Your professional reputation can be just as fragile as a socialite’s honor in the 19th century salons of Paris. Protect yourself.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 08, 2016
Hard questions smart associates ask themselves when ownership is changing hands.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 03, 2015
First step? Don’t panic. When a veterinary investigator comes calling, keep your emotions in check and lawyer up.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2015
A few things are certain: Death, taxes—and the countless ways a practice sale can be brought to a screeching halt.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 21, 2015
Tougher standards can improve the legal profession’s well-deserved reputation.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 24, 2015
Templates make the business paperwork easy, but the catch is knowing where to look for problems.