Pharmacy Law

John, who has over 12 years of experience as a clinical pharmacist, is proud to represent pharmacists who are under investigation by the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy (State Board of Pharmacy), and strives to ensure patient safety remains a focus in the health care setting.

As a licensed pharmacist, John is extremely familiar with issues regarding medication errors, labeling errors, inventory control issues, pharmaceutical compounding issues, controlled substance issues, and unauthorized prescription refills. He continues to proudly represent pharmacists and pharmacies who may have violated the State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations (3 CCR 719-1) or Laws – Pharmacists, Pharmacy Businesses and Pharmaceutical Act (CRS 12-42.5).

With over 20 years of combined pharmacy and law experiences, John has the knowledge, skill and pharmacy expertise required to zealously defend pharmacists and pharmacies.

State Administrative Complaints / Investigations

John proudly represents pharmacists and pharmacy businesses, both in-state and out-of-state, who are under investigation or are the subject of enforcement proceedings initiated by the State Board of Pharmacy. He meticulously reviews all State Board of Pharmacy inquiries and complaints and works directly with his clients and State Board of Pharmacy investigators and representatives to ensure each issue is sufficiently addressed.

Regulatory and Governmental Compliance

John advises clients regarding compliance with state pharmacy laws and regulations and provides guidance regarding federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations.

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

As a pharmacist, John has a passion for improving health care quality. Through continuous quality improvement (CQI), he will review or draft protocols for given situations and gather data, now commonly in the form of electronic medical records, prior to revising protocols based on the collected data.