Thank you to the Frank W. Jordan family for their endowment to provide this seminar series. For more information on the Frank W. Jordan Seminar Series click here.
Conference Contact Hours
6 Clock Hours
Date and Time
Sunday, April 18, 2004
8:30 am 4:30 pm
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall. Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
|8:30 am||Welcome –||Dr.
Ralph Richardson, Dean
Dr. Mike Dryden, Professor, Parasitology
"From Owners To Guardians…Are
You Sure?" - Charlotte Lacroix
"Coping with Malpractice
Suits. No Longer Business As Usual For Veterinarians" – Charlotte
"Internet Sales: Dealing with
the Enemy" – Charlotte Lacroix
Legal Implications of Current Regulatory
Enforcements – Dirk Hanson
Questions and Answers, Evaluation
Charlotte A. Lacroix, DVM, Esq.
Priority Veterinary Legal Consultants
Dr. Charlotte Lacroix owns a boutique law firm in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey and consults with veterinarians and attorneys nation-wide on veterinary legal issues. Dr. Lacroix received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of California at Davis and after completing a large animal internship at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, she worked as an associate in an equine medical and surgical referral practice located in an equine dense area of northern New Jersey. In pursuit of her goal to make greater contributions to the veterinary profession, Dr. Lacroix attended law school and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, one of the top ten law schools in the country.
Dr. Lacroix's legal and consulting interests include: assisting practice owners select and form business entities, negotiating and facilitating the sale and purchase of veterinary practices, preparing buy-sell documents, employment agreements, commercial leases, and advising on malpractice cases, as well as, employment and animal law issues. She lectures on all these topics nationally and internationally, is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a speaker at major meetings, including, AVMA, AAHA, NAVC and CVC.
Dr. Lacroix has authored several articles on legal issues of concern to veterinarians which have been published in the JAVMA, Veterinary Economics, DVM Magazine, Veterinary Forum, Partners in Practice and AAHA publications.
Executive Director, Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners
Dr. Dirk Hanson received his DVM from Kansas State University in 1978. He is currently the Executive Director of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or email her at VMCE@vet.k-state.edu, Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
Additional sponsorship was provided by Novartis and Purina to expand the conference presentation for College of Veterinary Medicine Students, Faculty and Technicians on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, 2004.
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