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Practice Management


Lance M. Roasa, DVM, MS, JD
Roasa Law Group and Flatwater Veterinary Group/ NE

Dr. Roasa is a 2008 graduate of Texas A&M where he was the first student to undertake a 4th year business-track, spending the majority of his clinical training in veterinary business and industry.  He has completed a law degree from the University of Nebraska with is centered on the law of small business, taxation and the law of veterinary medicine.

He is the president of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association (AVMLA) and is on the board of directors of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association. He serves the Nebraska Senate on the Veterinary Prescription Drug Monitoring Task Force.

Dr. Roasa also guest lectures in 13 veterinary colleges on the legal aspects of medical recordkeeping, veterinary malpractice and veterinary business as part of the curriculum. He serves as a national co-advisor to the Veterinary Business Management Association and regularly lectures to regional VBMA chapters and the to national association on the topics of growth, business metrics, technology implementation.

Currently, Dr. Roasa is the CEO of Flatwater Veterinary Group, P.C., a group practice that owns and operates 5 veterinary small animal veterinary practices in Nebraska. He is also the primary attorney for the Roasa Law Group, P.C., a law practice dedicated to serving veterinarians in practice transactions, employment contracts and as legal counsel to startup businesses. Dr. Roasa is licensed to practice law and medicine in Nebraska and is married to Abby, who is also a veterinarian.


Crista Wallis, DVM
Monticello Animal Hospital / Shawnee, KS


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