About Dr. Allen

Dr. Christopher Allen, Associates in Veterinary Law principal, is both an attorney and practicing veterinarian.

He graduated from law school in 1982 and practiced for a New York City law firm specializing in insurance defense. He received his DVM in 1988 and purchased a multi-doctor veterinary practice the same year.

He currently owns and operates three veterinary practices in upstate New York as well as his law and consulting practice, Associates in Veterinary Law, P.C., which advises and represents veterinarians and their families and business interests exclusively.

Dr. Allen is a frequent lecturer at state and national veterinary conferences and has been the monthly legal columnist as well as an editorial board member of DVM360 for nearly 20 years.