About Attorney Joe Hess

Joe Hess, an accomplished attorney, specializes in providing expert legal counsel to a diverse range of medical professionals nationwide. With a strong focus on dentists, veterinarians, optometrists, ophthalmologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare practitioners, Joe has established himself as a trusted advisor in the industry.

Areas of Expertise:

Practice Sales and Acquisitions: Joe excels in navigating the complexities of practice sales and acquisitions, ensuring seamless transitions for his clients.

Practice Start-ups: A key player in practice start-ups, Joe facilitates the inception of new healthcare ventures, guiding professionals through the legal intricacies.

DSO/Private Equity Sales and Formation: Recognized for his expertise in Dental Service Organizations (DSO) and private equity matters, Joe facilitates strategic sales and formations.

Partnership Buy-ins: Joe provides invaluable assistance in partnership buy-ins, fostering collaborative and successful professional relationships.

Real Estate Purchases and Leases: With a keen understanding of real estate law, Joe supports clients in making sound property decisions.

Employment Law: Joe is well-versed in employment law, offering comprehensive legal solutions to address the unique challenges faced by medical professionals.

Professional Accomplishments:

National Speaker: Recognized as an industry expert, Joe frequently presents at national, state, and local dental, optometric, veterinary, and medical organizations and societies across the country.

Education: Joe graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with an undergraduate degree in business and went on to excel in law school, graduating in the top 5% of his class.

Legal Background: Before establishing his own practice, Joe served as a judicial law clerk to a federal judge and gained valuable experience working in two AM LAW 100 firms.

Personal Touch:

Family Man: Outside the legal realm, Joe is a dedicated family man, married to a clinical psychologist, and is the proud father of three boys.

Joe Hess brings a unique blend of legal acumen, industry expertise, and a personal touch to his practice, making him the go-to attorney for medical professionals navigating the intricate landscape of healthcare law.


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