Adrian Hochstadt

Adrian Hochstadt directed the AVMA’s state legislative and regulatory initiatives from 2005 to 2015, and played a key role in creating and implementing the AVMA’s state advocacy program. He has many years’ experience in managing government affairs programs and association management, including service at American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Bar Association and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Adrian has a law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law and an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Texas veterinarian wins first round challenge to VCPR definition

On February 11, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas denied the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners’ motion in Hines v. Alldredge to dismiss veterinarian Ron Hines’ challenge to a Texas law banning online veterinary … read more >

State legislatures examining shelter veterinary services

Are shelters offering a growing menu of veterinary services providing a valuable service to underserved communities or competing unfairly with private veterinary practices that don’t have access to the same level of funding and tax breaks? This hotly-debated issue is … read more >