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I have used the services of Jay Hislop for issues involving employees, business development, transition and sale, disability law and commercial building lease contracts. In all cases he has brought a "big picture" perspective to the situations which resulted in all parties being satisfied while still looking out for his client. His even handed approach and thoughtful way tend to diffuse potentially confrontational attitudes and help in developing equitable results.
Dr. Hislop has provided both practice management and legal document preparation for our dental practice. In practice management, his rolls have encompassed staff interaction, coaching, analysis, and specific detailed recommendations for improvement in all aspects of the practice. Legal document preparation has included partnership, associateship, buyout, and practice/real estate purchases. All have been meticulously detailed.
Dr. Hislop, who was a clinically practicing dentist before his consulting and legal career, brings a rare combination of talents. He has had a highly successful dental practice, has over a decade of teaching experience at a world renowned dental institute, and with his law background provides insightful knowledge of legalities in dental/medical practice.
My experience was that he listened carefully to my goals and gave observational analysis after careful assessment of the business systems and personnel. He provided additional viewpoints for me to consider before we collaborated in shaping the specifics for successful results.
His versatility has allowed for significantly different courses of action dependent on the circumstances. My dental practice top priority was for staff cohesiveness and a strong relationship based partnership. Jay provided personal interaction with staff and my eventual business partner to enhance the opportunity to achieve these results. He is a significant factor in the result that my 4 key staff members are still intact 10 years after we initiated working with Dr. Hislop. (The one additional staff member moved across the country). Similarly, I have now enjoyed a 7 year dental partnership without one single conflict. (I know that is hard to believe, but it is absolutely true.) Dr. Hislop's consulting time and win-win contract arrangement are cornerstones of this success.
Conversely, the separate purchase of real estate and remnants of a declining dental practice presented a different set of challenges for Dr. Hislop. The acquisition required negotiating with a contentious seller. A completely different set of skills was demonstrated by Dr. Hislop in procuring a very favorable result for us.
I give my highest recommendation to Dr. Hislop.
Dr. Hislop has played an integral role in two transitions in my professional life. Dr. Hislop first arranged for me to become an associate when I graduated dental school which led me to becoming a partner in the practice. All documents were clear and concise. In addition, it was clear that Dr. Hislop strongly desired a win-win situation for all parties involved. Recently my partner and I acquired another practice as well as a building and decided to hire an associate. Dr. Hislop helped guide us through this very confusing process and helped us negotiate a great price on our new building and the practice that we acquired. In addition, Dr. Hislop made arrangements with our new associate and again insured that we had a win-win situation.
Dr. Hislop has also interacted with our staff on several occasions. His insight helped draw our team together and made the many transitions that we have been through go as smoothly as possible.
I would highly recommend Dr. Hislop.
My title says it all. I have worked with enough lawyers to have a jaundiced view of the whole business. Jay is thoughtful, well educated, well informed and an excellent communicator. He is intelligent, will get to know his client well as a person and work with the clients' strengths as well as weaknesses. Above all, he is a man of integrity and honor. In my book that is gold. If you want someone who is going to just be a jerk, look somewhere else, there are plenty out there. Jay and I have had an ongoing professional professional relationship for many years so I feel very comfortable making this recommendation.