Articles by Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD - Veterinary Healthcare
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Articles by Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD

Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD


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Preparing for partnership: setting the terms of employment (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

High turnover among veterinary associates is caused principally by the failure of practice owners and employees to properly articulate their respective expectations and negotiate and document the employment relationship. Time and effort invested up front will help avoid mismatched expectations, misunderstandings and separation down the road.

Pre-marital counseling for business partners (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Co-ownership issues often arise when veterinary practitioners enter into a partnership with other owners, or when two or more associates jointly venture into practice acquisition. In most aspects co-ownership of a veterinary practice is akin to marriage, and it is vitally important to agree on the principal terms governing the relationship before getting hitched.

Exiting or entering into 100% practice ownership: know the strategies (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Buying or selling a veterinary practice generally is a long and arduous process. Preparation and a good lawyer are key to smoothing the bumps along the way.

Which business structure is right for your practice? (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Choosing the correct structure for your veterinary practice is an important decision with consequences reaching far into the future. Selecting your practice structure is definitely not a "do it yourself" project. Substantial tax, legal and accounting expertise is required. Veterinarians nevertheless need to stay active in the process to ensure the experts' narrow technical proposals get folded into a coherent plan that reflects your needs and goals.

Practice sales for baby boomers (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Buying or selling a veterinary practice generally is a long and arduous process. Preparation and a good lawyer are key to smoothing the bumps along the way.

Becoming a co-owner: It's more than just sharing toothpaste (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Co-ownership issues often arise when veterinary practitioners enter into a partnership with other owners, or when two or more associates jointly venture into practice acquisition. In most aspects co-ownership of a veterinary practice is akin to marriage, and it is vitally important to agree on the principal terms governing the relationship before getting hitched.

Dealing with a recession (Sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health)
December 1, 2008

In these challenging economic times, it is important that equine veterinarians­ be creative—not complacent—with respect to boosting their bottom lines. Just as a proactive, multimodal approach is often needed to treat certain­ diseases, the following is a nine-step treatment plan for what might be ailing your practice­.

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